Friday, March 4, 2011

FROM RUSSIA WITH ART Gallery presents: Puppets Show 'Petrushka" at Harvard Sq. on April 3

Our Gallery wants to introduce Moscow puppet theatre "Vagrant Booth" ( for Cambridge April street festival on April 3, 2011,Sunday, at 5-7 PM.

The puppeteers Alexander Gref and Elena Slonymskaya will perform their "Petrushka" show at Brattle Sq , near the exit of Harvard T station, where the famour Russian puppeteer Igor Fokin Memorial Sculpture is located. Beloved Puppeteer from St. Petersburg, Igor Fokin (, performing in Cambridge, established himself as one as one of the most popular acts in Boston area. Unfortunately he died suddenly of heart attack, and "Vagrant Booth" wants to dedicate they show to his memory.

They performances of traditional puppets show "Petrushka" include interactive elements: active inclusion of spectators in play action, joint playing with actors on national instruments (penny whistles, hand bells, raffles, etc.) It will be fun for both adults and children! The event is supported by Cambridge Arts Council.

Later puppets shows would be performed also at Childrens Hospital Boston and MIT Russian Club. Please contact us at 617 3542930 and on
for more information.

Yours Olesya& Jerry Koenig
1977 Massachusetts Avenue Cambridge MA 02140
Gallery open on Wed-Sun at 10 30- 7 PM.