$10 in adv/$12 at door
Students & Seniors $8 adv/$10 door
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The slam is a loosely formatted variety show or ‘cabaret’ of short puppet acts exhibiting a wide range of styles of puppet theater rife with adult themes and edgy humor. Performers include Dylan Rohman, Erika Clark-Jensen, Blainor McGough, Alexander Adams, Jill Osgood, John Regan, Kat Saunier, Maggie Muth, Shoestring Theater, and David Worobec.
Musical guests Destroy Them My Robots
– an 80’s cover band comprised of members of Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of Bar Harbor – fill out the night.
The King Friday’s Dungeon Puppet Slam happens annually at Mayo Street Arts. The slam is part of the national Puppet Slam Network created by Heather Henson, and curated by local Maine puppeteers.
King Friday, post-monarch, deposed and living in squalor beneath an old vaudeville house hath requestedeth new puppet works and puppet works-in-progress for an impromptu, after-hours, puppet-roadhouse show. Pieces shall be edgy, bawdy, humorous, elegant, or bizarre. Object theater, canastoria, and ventriloquism are likely candidates too. Come romp through the netherrealms of puppet and object theater withKing Friday.