Vaudevisuals interview with Normandy Sherwood ~ ‘Psychic Self Defense.’

Ladies and gentlemen, theater enthusiasts, and curious minds, welcome to an exclusive video interview with the visionary theater maker Normandy Sherwood. Today, we delve into the intriguing world of her latest theatrical creation, “Psychic Self Defense,” a production that pushes the boundaries of traditional theater. Normandy Sherwood is a renowned artist known for her innovative and immersive storytelling techniques, and “Psychic Self Defense” is no exception. In this production, she ventures into the metaphysical realm, weaving a tapestry of surreal experiences that blur the lines between reality and imagination.

One of the most distinctive elements of “Psychic Self Defense” is Normandy Sherwood’s ingenious use of puppeteers and curtains. This production takes puppetry to new heights, as her talented team of puppeteers brings life to ethereal characters and breathtaking scenes. The curtains, on the other hand, become more than mere backdrops; they are portals to alternate dimensions, framing and transforming the narrative as it unfolds. Together, these elements create a mesmerizing theatrical experience that challenges our perceptions and takes us on a journey through the unseen forces that shape our lives.

So, sit back, relax, and join us as we step into the enigmatic world of Normandy Sherwood and “Psychic Self Defense.” Prepare to be captivated, mystified, and inspired by the creative genius behind this groundbreaking production.

Daniel Allan Nelson as ‘the tongue’ and Ean Sheehy in ‘Psychic Self Defense.’

Nikki Calonge in ‘Psychic Self Defense

September 12 through 30th, 2023, in the HERE Mainstage Theater (145 Sixth Avenue).


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