Exhibitions & EventsDetroit Institute of Awesome
the Oregon Shadow Theatre's Thumbelina
Sunday, April 22, 2012 |2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lecture Hall
Celebrate Earth Day with Thumbelina as she makes her way through a series of natural habitats in search of a home. While the plot follows Hans Christian Anderson’s famous story, the Oregon Shadow Theater take a comic turn by linking Thumbelina’s journeys in the land of flowers to music of the 1960’s and 70’s. Awarded a UNIMA citation for excellence in puppetry, Thumbelina is performed with live music played on hammer dulcimer, electric guitar and an assortment of percussion devices. For ages 5 to 105.