Student Matinee: Manual Cinema: Ada/Ava
Featuring Aaron David Miller, organist
Thu, Feb 29 10:30 am CT
In-person / Livestream
On-demand through Mar 8
Carlson Family Stage
“To describe Manual Cinema as just a shadow puppet show is to say Pixar makes cartoons” (Chicago Tribune). The collective imaginatively combines shadow puppetry, cinematic techniques, sound effects, and live organ music in a haunting performance like nothing you’ve ever seen. Bereaved of her twin sister Ava, septuagenarian Ada solitarily marks time until a carnival—and a visit to the mirror maze—plunges her into a gothic New England journey. The matinee will include a shadow puppetry Show & Tell and an opportunity to ask questions to the artists!
Sensory Friendly Lounge
A Sensory Friendly Lounge equipped with sensory supports and staffed by trained volunteers will be available to all guests who are seeking a safe and soothing atmosphere during this and other select performances.