VIDEO FLASH: PigPen Theatre Co. Releases Animated Short as Prelude to The Old Man and the Moon
The film serves as a companion piece and introduction to the epic world of the play, and features music from PigPen's first album, also called Bremen, which is part of the stage production. The film is produced in partnership with Buffalo Picture House, directed and animated by Brandon Roots, with character design by Wylie Beckert, produced by Gabrielle Nadig.
The Old Man and the Moon tells the tale of an old man who must abandon his duties of filling up the moon every month, to cross the seas in search of his missing wife.