June 9, 2018
A cautionary shadow puppet play about trying to go home again.
Steeped in the tradition of the magic lantern show and the sea shanty, The Haunting of Buzzards Bay peeks below the surface of our modern urban waterfronts to connect to the ghosts of our past. Developed collaboratively, The Haunting of Buzzards Bay features Jeremy Fortier on viola, Vanessa Gilbert on vocals, with David Higgins and Stuart Window on shadow manipulation.
Bonky Dolls is a puppet-centric performance collaboration based in Providence, RI founded by David Higgins in the early 2000’s. The central tenet of Bonky Dolls is reciprocity and mutual support among its artists with an aim of creating original performance utilizing puppetry in myriad forms.
Artist’s website: www.anotherdavidhiggins.com/bonky-dolls
Founding Partner: FirstWorks