Already closed | 1h 0m | Midtown W

Ajijaak on Turtle Island

From 6 member  reviews
Members say: Delightful, Disappointing, Relevant, Resonant, Great staging

About the show

Using puppetry, songs, traditional dances, projections, and kites, IBEX Puppetry presents this epic family adventure, the story of a young whooping crane and her heroic journey. More…

Separated from her family, Ajijaak undertakes her first migration from Canada to coastal Texas alone. Her journey is disrupted by environmental, industrial, and mythical chaos. Ajijaak must follow her intuition to fly onward, learning from the neo-indigenous communities she encounters along the way. '​Ajijaak on Turtle Island' aims to inspire the next generation of eco-champions. 

Recommended for ages 6 and up.

1h 0m | Already closed | The New Victory Theater (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (6)

MEMBERS SAY:

Delightful, Disappointing, Relevant, Resonant, Great staging

59
Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal

See it if I expected a great puppet show. This show may be great for kids as an adult I was painfully bored. The old man next to me was sleeping.

Don't see it if If you are an adult without a child you will be painfully bored and think about your plans after you break free from turtle island.

68
Ambitious, Cliched, Slow, Relevant

See it if you want to see something based on spectacle, with great puppetry

Don't see it if you are irked by cliche


March 8th, 2019
"The play imagines a world in which figures from First Nations mythology coexist with contemporary ecological concerns and an urban landscape...Diversity is woven into every aspect of this show, from the range of musical styles to the variety of puppetry techniques...A talented puppeteer and sing...
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