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Magic Teakettle

Sunday, March 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


Thistle Theatre, a puppet theatre for families, presents: Magic Teakettle In a Japanese temple, a teakettle is placed over the fire for the tea ceremony. Suddenly, it sprouts a tail, a head and the four legs of a Tanuki (a raccoon-like animal found in Japan). Fearing the strange creature with the body of a teakettle, the Priest returns it to the peddler woman who sold it to him. She gives the Tanuki a home and food and grateful for her kindness, the Tanuki reveals he is Bumbuku Chagama, a teakettle of good luck. Together they start a theatre and the Magic Teakettle of Good Luck performs acrobatic tricks. Thistle Theatre specializes in the Bunraku-style of puppetry, an ancient Japanese art form. Although the style has been modified for modern audiences and performers, the basic idea remains the same: puppeteers dressed entirely in black, to symbolize their invisibility, operate the puppets. Performance Schedule and Ticket Information: BYT-Crossroads Theatre 16051 NE 10th St., Seattle, WA 98008 March 2, 3 @ 2:00 and 4:00 Magnuson Park Theatre 7110 62nd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115 March 9, 10 @ 1:00 and 3:00 Sunset Hill Community Club 3003 NW 66th St., Seattle, WA 98117 March 16, 17 @ 1:00 and 3:00

Cost: 10 - 10 USD
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/ref/19649/event/3599816

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