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Bread and Puppet's: The Whatforward Circus

From 2 member  reviews
Members say: Fun, Fluffy, Indulgent, Clever, Entertaining

About the show

Bread and Puppet Theater makes its annual pilgrimage to NYC with this anarchic puppet critique of our capitalist world. More…

In 'The Whatforward Circus,' puppeteers, brass players, and percussionists examine the passions and politics of our capitalist culture, and make real (and unreal), against-the-grain proposals to identify and fight the anonymous monster. Featuring Mongolian hordes, singing toilets, and stilted flying businessmen!

Member Reviews (2)


Fun, Fluffy, Indulgent, Clever, Entertaining
Avg Score

Indulgent, Fluffy, Disappointing, Cliched, Banal

See it if Saw the new bread and puppet. See it if you like radical theater with puppets.

Don't see it if If you do not care how meaningless a show is. Bad jokes, stupid scenes just awful.

Clever, Entertaining, Fun

See it if Can get tickets!

Don't see it if If you got tix and you don't appreciate it!

September 8th, 2016
for a previous production "Topics that called for farce, drama, or satire were reduced to feel-good images and naïve dichotomies…A generation that came of age with Stewart’s 'Daily Show' expects to be given some information when a news story is lampooned. All Schumann offers is stupid villains and innocent victims…There a...
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September 4th, 2016
for a previous production "A nearly 60-minute cavalcade of vibrant circus animal puppet acts, and delightful dances …Founder and artistic director Peter Schumann once again creates vibrant and evocative clouds, waves, animals, and trees from the simplest combinations of color and papier mache…In this festive circus format...
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