International Czech Festival at The Marsh

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Opened Oct 21, 2009
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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

A series of four new plays developed in the famous physical theater tradition of the Czech Republic: Polaris; Albert's Fear; Brick Circk; Flush. Wednesday, Oct. 21: POLARIS, 8pm Thursday, Oct. 22: ALBERT'S FEAR, 7pm & 9pm Friday, Oct. 23: POLARIS, 7pm & 9pm Saturday, Oct. 24: BRICK CIRCK, 3pm. ALBERT'S FEAR, 8pm Sunday, Oct. 25: BRICK CIRCK, 3pm. FLUSH, 7pm Monday, Oct. 26: BRICK CIRCK, 7pm. FLUSH, 9pm Tuesday, Oct. 27: BRICK CIRCK, 7pm. FLUSH, 9pm Wednesday, Oct. 28: FLUSH, 8pm Czech physical theater has been described as a celebration of human experience through visual poetry. Movement, neo-classic clowning & mime, puppetry and music all inform the story, playing a vital narrative role in addition to the spoken word. Wildly inspirational about life and living, Czech physical theater often feels like a good meal: delicious, dreamy and satisfying. One wants to return to the table. It also has a long history of image driven adventures into the surreal, often motivated by the powerful social/political forces of the 20th century. The absurd speaks the truth. Performers such as Bill Irwin and Geoff Hoyle have drawn from the tradition of Czech physical theater.

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