An Interview with Kate Story About Festivus Rattus Rattus 2035, an Adaptation of the Pied Piper

An Interview with Kate Story About Festivus Rattus Rattus 2035, an Adaptation of the Pied Piper

By Derek Newman-Stille

 

Today I chat with Kate Story about her latest performance “Festivus Rattus Rattus 2035”, an adaptation of the Pied Piper tale. Story and I discuss the complexities of adapting folk narratives into performance and the importance of adapting folk tales to talk about important issues. Story explores the performance’s examination of complex issues like child abuse, capitalism, climate change, and violence. Festivus Rattus Rattus 2035 is a post-apocalyptic tale set in Peterborough Ontario after a plague.

Here are some details about Festivus Rattus Rattus 2035

 

Date: Thursday, November 30 – Saturday, December 2, 2017
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: The Theatre on King (159 King Street, Suite 120, Peterborough)
Cost: $15 or pay what you can
The performance features Derek Bell, Brad Brackenridge, Sylvie Dasne, Naomi Duvall, Rob Fortin, Ryan Kerr, Shannon McKenzie, Mike Moring, Susan Newman, Robyn Smith, Kate Story.

For more information please visit www.facebook.com/events/564288463913849/

 

 

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An Interview with Marie Bilodeau

Through the Twisted Woods interviews author, storyteller, and performance artist Marie Bilodeau about French Canadian Fairy Tales, minority languages and cultural preservation, the endurance of Fairy Tales, cultural appropriation versus translation, Celtic Fairy Tales, rewriting Fairy Tales onto modernity, the Fairy Apocalypse (or Fairypocalypse), mapping fairy stories onto new geographies, performance and storytelling of fairy tales, considering the audience for fairy tales, and magical objects in fairy tales.

Click on the link below for our interview

Through The Twisted Woods Audio

You can discover more about Marie Bilodeau on her website