Weve outgrown Casey and Finnegan, but that doesnt mean puppets cant
still teach us a thing or two.
With intricate hand-carved creations pontificating on touchy subjects
like sex and death with satirical panache, an Old
Trout Puppet Workshop show is anything but wooden. The Calgary-based
theatre companywhore also responsible for Feists Juno Award-winning
video Honey Honeydazzled us with their Famous Puppet Death Scenes
a couple years ago and return to Vancouver this week for The Erotic
Anguish of Don Juan, their take on the worlds greatest lover.
No need to pull strings to get in. Yet.
The Erotic Anguish of Don Juan runs until May 9, 2009,
Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St., Vancouver, tickets $26, www.thecultch.com