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Wink

Spellbound Theatre
from Brooklyn, New York

April 20 – May 5, 2023
Recommended Grades
Grades Pre-K – 2
Price
Students: $2
Chaperones: $5
What Kind of Show?
Theater with shadow puppetry; fanciful and endearing
Running Time
55 minutes with no intermission
Venue
The New Victory Theater 209 W 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

School-time tickets may only be booked by Partner organizations.

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Key

Sensory-Friendly Performance

About the Show

Good night, sleep tight, close your eyes and let your dreams take flight! Fall fast asleep and wake up in the world of Wink, where mountains morph into oceans, twinkling stars turn into fish and ships sail into the night sky. With playful shadow puppetry, magical movement, whimsy and wonder, Spellbound Theatre (The World Inside Me, 2019) brings you the sweet dreams of a small girl and her teddy as they adventure across land, sea and air. After all, anything is possible under moonlight’s spell!

Remarkably captivating

Broadway World

Did You Know?

  1. Wink is inspired by Eugene Field’s 1889 poem “Wynken, Blynken, and Nod,” the dreamlike bedtime story of three young sailors who go fishing among the stars in a wooden shoe.
  2. Through shadow puppetry, projections and brilliant physicality, Wink communicates a world of adventure without saying a word.
  3. When developing Wink, the artists of Spellbound Theatre brought music, puppets and other materials into preschool classrooms to find out what resonated most with their target audience.

About the Company

One of the only companies in the U.S. creating work exclusively for kids ages 0 to 5, Spellbound Theatre believes you’re never too young for innovative and imaginative arts experiences. Their award-winning ensemble of storytellers, puppeteers, physical theater performers, musicians and visual artists are pioneers in the field of Theater for the Very Young, tailoring their multidisciplinary, multisensory productions to the interests of each audience and age group.

Creators
Lauren Jost and Margot Fitzsimmons

Music
Drew Petersen

Animation
Christine Dehne

Set Design
WT McRae

Costume Design
Devon Ritchie

Puppet Consultant
Spica Wobbe