Johannes Dokchtor Faust, a Petrifying Puppet Comedye
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Johannes Dokchtor Faust, a Petrifying Puppet Comedye
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Johannes Dokchtor Faust, a Petrifying Puppet Comedye NYC Reviews and Tickets

64%
(14 Reviews)
Positive
50%
Mixed
29%
Negative
21%
Members say
Funny, Disappointing, Slow, Confusing, Quirky

About the Show

In Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre's production, the story of Johannes Faust, who sold his soul to the devil for ultimate knowledge, is staged with age-old technical tricks of Czech puppetry.

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Member Reviews (14)

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Inventive, Clownish, Repetitive, Handsome

See it if you are interested in puppets or in versions of the Faust(us) story.

Don't see it if you think puppets are for kids. Read more

71
Resonant, Slow, Traditional, Amusing, Great antique puppets

See it if you have not seen traditional puppet theater with political commentary and live music.

Don't see it if you dislike slapstick, puns and other low forms of humor.

Critic Reviews (1)

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March 28th, 2019

"Brief but entertaining production...The black-box space downstairs at TNC has the perfect atmosphere for CMT's old time puppet theater...We all had a 'happy good night'—and the moral of the tale? Let each one ruminate on how the devil will get his due (or not)."
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