MUMMENSCHANZ

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“Mummenschanz succeeds brilliantly because of its originality, exceptional ingenuity, sense of surprise and deft satirical touches.”

— San Francisco Chronicle

"Witty madness...dazzling and delightful."

— New York Times

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022

7:00 PM

 

Wise County Performing Arts Center

J.W. Adams Combined School

10824 Orby Cantrell Hwy, Pound, VA

Tickets: $15.00 at the door

KIDS & STUDENTS FREE

From Sesame Street to Broadway, these legendary conjurers of joy and laughter have “been delighting children and their taller companions since 1972,” according to the New York Times. The internationally acclaimed Swiss theater troupe MUMMENSCHANZ will visit Southwest Virginia on their 50th anniversary world tour. For the past half-century, MUMMENSCHANZ has delighted audiences and electrified theaters all over the world. By creating a playful yet compelling experience through the inventive use of shadow, light, and creative manipulation of objects, MUMMENSCHANZ offers timeless insight on the human condition. The result is a visually stunning spectacle that transcends cultural and linguistic barriers and sparks the imagination of the child in all of us.

Celebrating a momentous anniversary, the troupe revisits its history while writing the next chapter in its story of inimitable, visual language. Featuring some of their most popular and successful productions, their 50th Anniversary Tour will take audiences on an imaginative and poetic journey through the infinite – yet familiar – world of imagination conjured by MUMMENSCHANZ.

A fantastic journey through the world of MUMMENSCHANZ promises to be lively, humorous, full of affection and brimming with imagination. All children and students are admitted free to this wonder-filled experience they are unlikely to ever forget. Tickets are $15.00 at the door for adults. Make reservations by emailing pro-art@uvawise.edu.

Pro-Art partners with a variety of venues, therefore individuals with mobility issues are encouraged to call 276-376-4520 or email the Pro-Art office at pro-art@uvawise.edu to make arrangements for parking. For evolving conditions related to the global pandemic, inclement weather, or similar unforeseen circumstances, patrons are encouraged to check proartva.org for up-to-date information.