The Cat In The Hat: A Fish Bowl With A View by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

With the magic of theater, this favorite bedtime story is so much more. Ludwig’s direction plays with perspective brilliantly. The audience gets a chance to see the world from inside the fish bowl, hear The Cat’s Appalachia banjo playing for a moment, from his point of view, as a beautiful Latin Ballad and experience Thing 2′s joy ride on a kite string in slow motion. We “SNAP” back to the page when sound effects get projected, in true Seussian fashion, above the action. Continue reading The Cat In The Hat: A Fish Bowl With A View by Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

Beauty, Beast and Puppets! By Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully

I was thrilled in my college and early professional years when, along with children’s theater, puppetry became part of mainstream entertainment. Remember small and brilliant films like Being John Malkovich directed by Spike Jonze, and Heavenly Creatures by Peter Jackson? … Continue reading Beauty, Beast and Puppets! By Jennifer Tarrazi-Scully