12/11/12 through 01/05/13

Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

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The troupe creates a playful and uniquely memorable experience through an inventive use of forms, shadow and light and creative manipulation of sculptural, expressive masks. The result is a visually stunning spectacle of family entertainment that sparks the imagination and transcends cultural barriers. In 2012, it will be forty years since the founding of the legendary Mummenschanz - an important anniversary which the ensemble will celebrate with its audiences all over the world. The witty ideas of the group, founded in Paris in 1972 by Andres Bossard, Floriana Frassetto and Bernie Schurch, have been carrying away audiences all over the world. So much so that Mummenschanz have come to mean far more than a name. The work of the group has become a form of art which has put its mark on the Mime-Masque Theater, and impressed a few generations of audiences. Showgoers of all ages and culture who, led into the creative work of Mummenschanz, witness weird timeless creatures and incredible colorful forms competing to enchant them. Check website for performance schedule.

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Upcoming Events at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts

Circus Now International Contemporary Circus Exposure 2017 - 03/03/17 - 03/05/17

National Theatre Live: Saint Joan - 03/13/17

New York City Gay Men's Chorus | Big Gay Sing: Welcome to New York - 03/24/17 - 03/26/17

Out Women in Business - 03/31/17

Cuisine & Confessions N.Y. Premiere - 04/11/17 - 04/16/17

National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler - 05/08/17

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