Press and Publicity, Feathers of Fire

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What the Press is saying about Feathers of Fire:
 LA Times Full Page -By Tim Greiving
"Fantastic, Spectacular... Cinematic wizardry." - Francis Ford Coppola
Astonishing and Magical! Le Figaro
NYT critics pick. The best things to do with your kids in New York. Main event
New York Times
A masterpiece” NYC Theater Review
"A Feast for the senses."  Puppeteering International Magazine
"Jaw dropping" PBS station KCET program SoCal Connected
”You've never seen anything like this” Broadway Review
“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."   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 performance (In Persian)
BBC (In Persian)

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

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

Persian shadow puppetry with global appeal CGTN

puppetry with global appeal

Promo #1: (1:20 minutes)

 VOA Persian Report at Brooklyn Academy of Music


BBC Persian

 Harvard University TV (4:48)




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