Posts Tagged ‘puppet’

Windy Willows and 75 alive!

Hold the Date! August 15th at noon In front of the Dragon’s Egg at 401 Shewville, Ledyard The Windy Willows! And a celebration of 75 for Dan! This year’s Narrative Event will take a look at The Wind in the Willows, with the performers all placed out of doors, and you, our friends and guests, […]


Hygienic Earth Egg Links us at noon on Sunday

Here is the link for the Hygienic Earth Egg event Sunday, April 25, at noon. Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Hygienic Egg at Home Time: Apr 25, 2021 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82018222788 Meeting ID: 820 1822 2788 One tap mobile +13017158592,,82018222788# US […]


Hygienic Earth Egg is on Sunday, April 25

(Oslo forest by Oyvind Kavag) Programme for the Hygienic Earth Egg- a Zoom experience! April 25, 2021 The actors, dancers, puppeteers, poets, and musicians give of their time and their generous talent freely. If you are able to give a donation to the Dragon’s Egg to help us support this work, you may use pay […]


Valentine Poets and April Earth

The poetry reading yesterday was lovely, with voices varied about the joys, losses, insanities, fantasies, whimsy, impossibleness, of Love. (By Jim Long) Our next pubic zoom event with be what is usually our early March Hygienic Egg. This year, we are on zoom, and we have moved the date to late April, to include a […]


February for Love, March for the Poetry of Eco Well being

Our poetry event, Welcome to the New Year, was a fine success, on zoom. There are two dates upcoming for you to hold – I shall post more information as we go along, but, meanwhile: The Poetry of Love, on 2/14 at noon, via zoom. The Vision of Gary Snyder, this year’s Hygienic Egg, again […]


Tellabration is Sunday, November 15, at 4 pm, via zoom

Tellabration is Sunday!!! I hope you can join us! Marya Ursin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Tellabration! Time: Nov 15, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) You may donate via PayPal:  paypal.me/dragonseggstudio. https://paypal.me/dragonseggstudio?locale.x=en_US Or by cheque to the Mystic Paper Beasts. 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 Join Zoom […]


Tellabration!

Programme Dragon’s Egg Presents: Tellabration 2020 – Zooming Along! November 15th, at 4 pm. Scroll down for the zoom link. Tellabration is an annual celebration of Storytelling throughout the state during the month of November organized by the Connecticut Storytelling Center (csc@conncoll.edu).  The Dragon’s Egg (www.dragonseggstudio.org) has happily been a part of this event for […]


Join the Dragon’s Egg/MPB as a Member!!

Mystic Paper Beasts Theatre Company 8 Hancox Street, Stonington, Connecticut 06378 860 535 3346; www.dragonseggstudio.org mybeasts@aol.com; dragonseggstudio@gmail.com Board of Directors: Mystic Paper Beasts David Jaffe, president David Dorfman Producer: Dan Potter Kato McNickle, vice president Ara Fitzgerald Artistic Director: Marya Marya Ursin, secretary Jeremy Pickard Daniel Potter, treasurer Shannon Sexton Potter Dragon’s Egg Jessica Cerullo […]


The Plague Project Programme

Programme for the Plague Project – a Zoom experience! August 15, 2020 A series of explorations and reflections upon Camus’ book, The Plague —with wide latitude for choice of inspiration! The actors, dancers, puppeteers, poets, and musicians give of their time and their generous talent freely. If you are able to give a donation to […]


Narrative Project 2020: the Plague

Save the Date!!   August 15 at 4 pm.  Zoom! toddler and cat The annual Narrative Project at the Egg this summer will be a zoom event, on August 15th, at 4 pm.   Lissa at the Young People’s Hygienic True, it will not have the wonderful environment and playful interactions we have at the […]


Hygienic Egg

Set your clocks forward and come!  to the Hygienic Galleries, in New London, Ct, On this Sunday, March 8th, at 12:30 pm, to see dance, theatre, hooping, puppets, all in response to the poetry of Emily Dickinson! This is a one time only performance, and should last about an hour or so. March 8th at […]


The Odyssey that Was

The Odyssey that Was A week has passed, and I think of the stories we told, all dangled from Homer’s tale of journey and adventure and impediment to progress and loyalty and blood and bondage of various sorts and transformation and magic and love. The players made such a rich time for all – for […]


Odyssey Project is Coming

We are costuming, excitedly getting ready to be characters and gods from the Odyssey! Come meet Circe and Agamemnon and Polyphemus and watch the storms and pigs at play in the changing times of Odysseus! Come to the Odyssey Project, this Saturday! June 22 at 4 pm at the Dragon’s Egg at 401 Shewville Road, […]


Odyssey Project

The Odyssey Project is This Saturday!!   June 22 at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg! The Odyssey – meet Circe and the Sirens and the Cyclops and the persevering Odysseus! Question Penelope. Go to the Council of the Gods.  All of this, for you!  and all of us – come be our audience for this […]


The Odyssey is Coming!

In one month!! on June 22, at 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg, will be the Odyssey Project.   This is an assemblage performance project in which various artists do a five minute “riff” on the text by Homer. It will include dance, theatre, mask, puppet, monologue. This is a one time only event, and […]


Hygienic Egg

The Hygienic Egg is Sunday, March 10th, at 12:30, at the Hygienic Galleries.  Artists associated with the Dragon’s Egg will come together to create a promenade performance event at the amazing Hygienic Galleries on Bank Street, in New London.  The prompt is Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, by TS Elliot, so, generally speaking, the […]


Jane Eyre at the Dragon’s Egg

Summer Narrative Project! June 23, 4 pm, at the Dragon’s Egg. This summer will be our 15th annual narrative project – wow!  We began with Dante, have cycled through Faust, Shakespeare, Ovid, and last year – Animal Farm! This year’s theme will be Jane Eyre.   Woman writer, woman protagonist, good story arc, – enjoy the […]


The Hygienic Egg Breathed, and well.

It was a wonderful event today at the Hygienic Art Gallery. My heart was wide, and my eyes full of tears and laughter, by turn, in the presence of the performers’ many ways of entering this, the Poetry of Death. I thank them for their poetry, honesty, generosity, their ways of being, here, and now, in […]


Hygienic Egg!

Come join us this Sunday for the Hygienic Egg, a performance that moves through all the galleries of the Hygienic Arts in New London, Ct.    The performers come from far and near, and all are associated with the Dragon’s Egg.  Here is our programme! I hope to see you there! March 18 at 12:30. xox […]


Hygienic Egg 2017

March 12th, 12:30 pm, at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, Ct.   The Hygienic Egg, an assemblage project which takes place at the Hygienic Galleries in New London, under the auspices of, and with performers from, the Dragon’s Egg circle of performers and friends, will take place on March 12th.  Performance at 12:30. The performance […]


Meta Meta at the Egg

I look forward to seeing you at the Metamorphoses Project next Saturday, June 25, at 4 pm, at the Egg.   Come a bit early so that you catch the preshow roving by gods and goddesses, nymphs and beasts. And, for you preparation, you might want to listen to the Incredible String Band for this whimsical […]


The Metamorphoses – an Assemblage Event!

  The Metamorphoses – an Assemblage Project   Come to this year’s Narrative Project, an assemblage of riffs on Ovid’s Metamorphoses!  The text is vast, moving from chaos to creation to metamorphic misdemeanors to violence and to the chaos of power.  There will be dance and song, monologue, puppetry, and theatre.   This is our […]


Bread and Puppet

Dan took a lot of pictures of Bread and Puppet visiting Dragon’s Egg last weekand also made a little film of the extraordinary experience which you can find on his YouTube site at this address:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYongEvPlaQ&feature=youtu.be After their brass band greeted arrivals they gave a little street performance about greed in politics, 911 and Maggie Thatcher’s phrase There Is No Alternative  TINA […]


Bread and Puppet at the Egg!