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Atlantis: A Puppet Opera Film & Theater

  • The Vortex
  • 2307 Manor Rd.
  • Austin, TX 78722
  • September 15, 2018
    September 16, 2018
    September 20, 2018
    September 21, 2018
    September 22, 2018
    September 23, 2018
    September 26, 2018
    September 27, 2018
    September 28, 2018
    September 29, 2018
  • Phone: (512) 478-5282
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $15-35

Ethos teams up with The VORTEX to re-create its magnificent and inventive Puppet Opera, Atlantis, which made its world premiere at The VORTEX in 2016. Chad Salvata, Ethos Artistic Director, visions a mythic world of warring religious zealots who are obsessed with world domination and non-renewable energy. With a soaring original score, fantastic and expressive vocalist/puppeteers, this new production of Atlantis: A Puppet Opera is one of the most exceptional and anticipated theatrical works of the year.

In the fantastic world of Atlantis, Queen Solstra and Prince Helios utilize their mighty battleship Invinctus as they seek world domination. They harvest the Eye of the last Kracken to control its Red Energy, but their greed and thirst for revenge lead to the inevitable destruction of their civilization. This cautionary environmental tale with Chad Salvata’s dynamic score and magnificent production design offers a magical realm including seductive Mermaids, a monstrous Kracken, and the ever-present power of Ocean, Sun, and Moon.

The stellar ensemble features the powerhouse vocals and puppetry of Justin LaVergne, Michelle Haché, Jonathan Itchon, Anderson Dear, Melissa Vogt, Gabriel Maldonado, Eryn Gettys, Patricia Wappner, Jeremy Moran, Kristin DeGroot, Joseph Quintana, Laura Ray, Aisha Melham, Kera Blay, Diana Patricia Guizado, Jelena Stojilkovic Rhynes.

Blue Star Theatre: Discounts for Military, Veterans, and their families
2-for-1 admission: Thursday and Sunday with donation of 2 cans for SAFE Austin.
Radical Rush Free Tickets: Limited free tickets for each performance in the spirit of sustainability, accessibility, and the gift economy. Radical Rush tickets released at 7pm each night-in-person only.
Saturday, September 8 - American Sign Language ASL-Interpreted Performance. Free to Deaf and Hard of Hearing Audiences
Friday, September 14 - Live Streaming
Wednesday, September 26 - Industry Night

Atlantis: A Puppet Opera