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International Puppetry Company to Perform April 21

ISSUED: 14 April 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — The Performing Arts Series at Shepherd University will close its season with a special performance by the internationally-renowned puppetry company Hugo & Ines and their work “Short Stories” on Thursday, April 21, at 8 p.m. at the Frank Center Theater.

Hugo & Ines have been featured performers at the Henson International Festival of Puppet Theater, The Kennedy Center, and dozens more. They also appeared regularly on the PBS children’s series “Between the Lions.” Using an imaginative blend of puppetry, dance, mime, and theater, Hugo & Ines create characters using their bodies and a few props to tell poetic stories of the human experience. This show is recommended for audience age 10 and up.

This engagement of Teatro Hugo & Ines is funded through the Mid Atlantic Tours program of the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation with support from the National Endowment for the Arts. It is also made possible through an allocation of student activity fees granted by the Shepherd Student Government Association.

Tickets are available at the Shepherd University Bookstore in the lower level of the Student Center by calling 304-876-5219 or at Costs is $15 general admission; $10 Shepherd staff/senior citizens; $5 for kids under 18; and free to Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID.

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