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At 3 p.m. Saturday on the Hickory Ridge Road soccer field in Putney, Next Stage presents Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Insurrection-Resurrection Service Circus.” More information is available at nextstagearts.org.

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PUTNEY — A socially conscious puppet production will be the eighth socially distanced, outdoor event hosted by Next Stage Arts Project. At 3 p.m. Saturday on the Hickory Ridge Road soccer field in Putney, Next Stage presents Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Insurrection-Resurrection Service Circus.” “With the upcoming election and the current political climate, it’s an appropriate time to get people thinking around political action and the different forms it can take,” Keith Marks, executive director of Next Stage, said Tuesday. “While we all need to be voting in November, it’s noteworthy that people are carrying a political message through multiple mediums, including large-scale puppetry.” Bread and Puppet’s founder and director, Peter Schumann, said the show is “a service for citizens, aliens and immigrants alike to demonstrate the ills that inspire uprising against callously incompetent government and the tragedies that result from that callous incompetence and call for resurrection,” according to information provided by Next Stage. Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets for outdoor seating in distanced pods on the field, and masks to wear whenever leaving their pods. The rain date for the performance is Oct. 14. After the show, Bread and Puppet will serve its famous sourdough rye bread with aioli, and Bread and Puppet’s “Cheap Art” — books, posters, postcards, pamphlets and banners from the Bread and Puppet Press — will be for sale. Bread & Puppet Theater is an internationally celebrated company that champions a visually rich, street-theater brand of performance art filled with music, dance and slapstick. Its shows feature huge puppets made of paper maché and cardboard. Founded in 1963 by Schumann on New York City’s Lower East Side, the theater has been based in the North East Kingdom of Vermont since the early 1970s. The performance will be held at 48 Hickory Ridge Road Road. Next Stage wishes to thank Jeff Shumlin and Evie Lovett for use of their field. Tickets are $20, but children 12 and under are free. Advance tickets and more information are at nextstagearts.org. More information is also at breadandpuppet.org. PUTNEY — A socially conscious puppet production will be the eighth socially distanced, outdoor event hosted by Next Stage Arts Project. At 3 p.m. Saturday on the Hickory Ridge Road soccer field in Putney, Next Stage presents Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Insurrection-Resurrection Service Circus.” “With the upcoming election and the current political climate, it’s an appropriate time to get people thinking around political action and the different forms it can take,” Keith Marks, executive director of Next Stage, said Tuesday. “While we all need to be voting in November, it’s noteworthy that people are carrying a political message through multiple mediums, including large-scale puppetry.” Bread and Puppet’s founder and director, Peter Schumann, said the show is “a service for citizens, aliens and immigrants alike to demonstrate the ills that inspire uprising against callously incompetent government and the tragedies that result from that callous incompetence and call for resurrection,” according to information provided by Next Stage. Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets for outdoor seating in distanced pods on the field, and masks to wear whenever leaving their pods. The rain date for the performance is Oct. 14. After the show, Bread and Puppet will serve its famous sourdough rye bread with aioli, and Bread and Puppet’s “Cheap Art” — books, posters, postcards, pamphlets and banners from the Bread and Puppet Press — will be for sale. Bread & Puppet Theater is an internationally celebrated company that champions a visually rich, street-theater brand of performance art filled with music, dance and slapstick. Its shows feature huge puppets made of paper maché and cardboard. Founded in 1963 by Schumann on New York City’s Lower East Side, the theater has been based in the North East Kingdom of Vermont since the early 1970s. The performance will be held at 48 Hickory Ridge Road Road. Next Stage wishes to thank Jeff Shumlin and Evie Lovett for use of their field. Tickets are $20, but children 12 and under are free. Advance tickets and more information are at nextstagearts.org. More information is also at breadandpuppet.org.

PUTNEY — A socially conscious puppet production will be the eighth socially distanced, outdoor event hosted by Next Stage Arts Project.

At 3 p.m. Saturday on the Hickory Ridge Road soccer field in Putney, Next Stage presents Bread & Puppet Theater’s “The Insurrection-Resurrection Service Circus.”

“With the upcoming election and the current political climate, it’s an appropriate time to get people thinking around political action and the different forms it can take,” Keith Marks, executive director of Next Stage, said Tuesday. “While we all need to be voting in November, it’s noteworthy that people are carrying a political message through multiple mediums, including large-scale puppetry.”

Bread and Puppet’s founder and director, Peter Schumann, said the show is “a service for citizens, aliens and immigrants alike to demonstrate the ills that inspire uprising against callously incompetent government and the tragedies that result from that callous incompetence and call for resurrection,” according to information provided by Next Stage.

Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets for outdoor seating in distanced pods on the field, and masks to wear whenever leaving their pods. The rain date for the performance is Oct. 14.

After the show, Bread and Puppet will serve its famous sourdough rye bread with aioli, and Bread and Puppet’s “Cheap Art” — books, posters, postcards, pamphlets and banners from the Bread and Puppet Press — will be for sale.

Bread & Puppet Theater is an internationally celebrated company that champions a visually rich, street-theater brand of performance art filled with music, dance and slapstick. Its shows feature huge puppets made of paper maché and cardboard. Founded in 1963 by Schumann on New York City’s Lower East Side, the theater has been based in the North East Kingdom of Vermont since the early 1970s.

The performance will be held at 48 Hickory Ridge Road Road. Next Stage wishes to thank Jeff Shumlin and Evie Lovett for use of their field.

Tickets are $20, but children 12 and under are free. Advance tickets and more information are at nextstagearts.org. More information is also at breadandpuppet.org.


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