What if Marco Polo brought Commedia dell’Arte back from China along with silk and spaghetti? This is what it would look like.
Scenes from 2013 CTC production of THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTINGALE by Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by Gayle Cornelison. Staging and video by Will Huddleston. Choreography by Corinne Bupp and Logan Helm. Set by Paul Valerga and Ralph Ryan. Costumes by Jane Lambert. Lighting by Ben Brotzman. Produced by the California Theatre Center.