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American Weather

From 7 member  reviews
Members say: Indulgent, Ambitious, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched

About the show

From HERE's Dream Music Puppetry program comes this bittersweet work of material performance, inspired by daily life in America. More…

Layering movement, puppetry, live music, found text, and animation, Chris Green and a multi-disciplinary ensemble create an absurdist meditation on losing your footing in the pursuit of happiness.


Member Reviews (7)

MEMBERS SAY:

Indulgent, Ambitious, Slow, Disappointing, Cliched

38
Banal, Disappointing, Indulgent, Quirky, Slow

See it if Puppets and shadows enchant you

Don't see it if You want a plot

31
Confusing, Indulgent, Pretentious

See it if you don't mind virtually plotless abstract, impressionistic self-indulgence set to tolerable music

Don't see it if you like staged performance to have an absorbing plot or a compelling message


June 22nd, 2018
“An inventive multi-media performance…The loose and open-ended narrative is strewn with metaphor that might resonate in unexpected ways…However, 'American Weather' is certainly not the easiest show to follow…With clever design, the piece is a treat for theatre aficionados who appreciate multi-med...
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June 23rd, 2018
"Deliberate randomness forms the strong visual story told by Chris Green’s 'American Weather.' Thanks to Green and his collaborator’s masterful multidisciplinary combination of puppetry, video, song, verse and live action, 'American Weather’s' barometer reads division...How this is accomplished i...
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