Ishara Puppet Theatre: Simple Dreams
See ordinary objects come to life in a charming and playful show that combines the essences of puppetry and imagination to create a visual poem on nature and the cycle of life.
- Mar. 19 - 20, 2011
- Family Theater
- 1 hour
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Design and Direction by Dadi D. Pudumjee
Combining the essences of puppetry and imagination, Simple Dreams is an interplay of music, dance, and performers animating simple objects such as sticks and umbrellas to create vivid images of birds, fish, animals. This visual poem on nature and the cycle of life comes from the imagination of leading Indian puppeteer Dadi Pudumjee, founder of The Ishara Puppet Theatre Trust. For age 5 and up.
Part of maximum INDIA.
Presented in cooperation with Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi and Embassy of India, Washington, DC.
Indra K. Nooyi
David M. Rubenstein
Stephen A. Schwarzman
Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani
The HRH Foundation
Major support is provided by David and Alice Rubenstein.
Additional support is provided by the Trehan Foundation, Dr. Romesh and Kathleen Wadhwani, Amway Corporation, and RB Properties Inc.
International Programming at the Kennedy Center is made possible through the generosity of the Kennedy Center International Committee on the Arts.