Press and Publicity, Feathers of Fire

For all press inquires, please contact Melissa Hibbard at info @

Upcoming Shows:

Check out or full schedule of 2017-18 performances of FEATHERS OF FIRE here.

What the Press is saying about Feathers of Fire:
 LA Times Full Page -By Tim Greiving
"Fantastic, Spectacular... Cinematic wizardry." - Francis Ford Coppola
"A Feast for the senses."  - Puppeteering International Magazine
"Jaw dropping" PBS station KCET program SoCal Connected
“Unique and worthy of attention because, trust me, you have never seen this before!” – Edge Media Network
“Grab the children, and run to The Wallis!  You’ll never see such a powerful primitive form of human entertainment again. This is a work that makes you realize that sometimes the simplest of human theater experiences is the very most rewarding and complex......"A Magical Wonderland." - USTheater”  - US Theater
PRI's The World highlights how "culture, not politics, will stand the test of time."
San Francisco Bay Area Puppeteers' Guild call it an "extraordinary cinematic shadow puppet marvel"
American Theatre Magazine highlights Feathers of Fire in Front and Center
"A show like no other." -  “Perfection!  Keeps you spellbound and holding your breath … you could have heard a pin drop.” – The Daily Press
Los Angeles's KCRW put us on their coveted 5 Design things to Do list. 
San Francisco's radio station KQED puts Feathers of Fire on the TO DO LIST

CBC Radio Canada
Harvard University TV
VOA BAM perfromance (In Persian)
BBC (InPersian)

Press Releases:

July 10, 2017 - Fictionville Studio releases the Epic Shahnameh Audiobook on CDBaby
June 15, 2017 - A new pop up books brings Persian mythology to US bookshelves.
May 5, 2016 - Freud Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA
April 24, 2016 - MET Museum, New York, NY

April 6, 2016 - Fitzgerald Theater, Cambridge, MA
December 10, 2015 - Cowell Theater, San Francisco, CA
December 1, 2015 - Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY

Press Kit: 

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Please contact Melissa Hibbard at

PBS station KCET SoCal Connected: A Spectacular Shadow Play: (9 minutes)

Promo #1: (1:20 minutes)


Promo for instagram: (20 seconds)


Promo #3: (5 minutes)


Harvard University TV (4:48)


BBC Persian Report on Metropolitan Museum Performance


VOA Persian Report at Brooklyn Academy of Music


BBC Tamasha (In Persian)


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