PHOTO CALL: Acclaimed PigPen Theatre's Old Man and the Old Moon Plays NYC
By Krissie Fullerton
08 Oct 2012
Acclaimed theatre troupe PigPen Theatre Co. debuts its first large-scale Off-Broadway production, The Old Man and the Old Moon, officially opening Oct. 7, following previews that began Sept. 26, at The Gym at Judson.
Alex Falberg, Ben Ferguson, Curtis Gillen, Ryan Melia, Matt Nuernberger, Arya Shahi and Dan Weschler are PigPen's troupe members, who create atmospheric theatrical fables through a blend of original music, shadow puppetry, live action and clever lighting effects.
The Old Man and the Old Moon, according to producers, "is the tale of an old man who must abandon his duties of filling up the moon every month to cross the seas in search of his missing wife, who left home in search of a mysterious melody carried in the ocean breeze. On his journey, the Old Man will encounter titanic leviathans of the deep, apocalyptic storms, civil wars, cantankerous ghosts and other startling and fantastical creatures."