ProgDay Preshow

Though there were two different attempts by different bands to put together a ProgDay preshow this year, both were unsuccessful due to lack of a suitable venue. However, if you are looking for something to do on Friday evening before the festival, ProgDay strongly recommends the newest show by Paperhand Puppet Intervention. Fortunately there are performances this year that coincide with ProgDay weekend.

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Of Wings And Feet

Paperhand Puppet Intervention presents its 18th annual giant puppet theatre pageant  “OF WINGS AND FEET”.

Spend an enchanted evening discovering what it means to be human…when you’re a bird. Or, a turtle. Help humanity find its unique place in the world by joining the Circus of Beginnings and Ends. Witness the magic and mystery of the living land, sea, and sky in an epic spectacle of struggle and resistance for our times. See, hear, and feel all this and more at our 18th annual giant puppet extravaganza for all!

Paperhand puppets

Using masks, big puppets, stilts, painted cardboard, shadows and illumination, Paperhand explores story, reflects on life’s mysteries, deepens our connection, and inspires young and old. An all new original score by an all-star Paperhand band with Shana Tucker, Beverly Botsford, Jonathan Henderson, Will Ridenour, Quran Karriem, “pro” Pete Lewis!

The show is at Forest Theatre in Chapel Hill. The show starts at 7pm, with a 6:20 preshow. Tickets are only available at the gate. For more information about the show, please visit the Paperhand Puppet Intervention website.

On The Web:

Paperhand Puppet Intervention Official Website


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