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The Bomb in Haymarket Square

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Presented by TroublePuppet Theater Company and Dougherty Arts Center at Dougherty Arts Center, Austin TX

Sep 28 2017
Oct 15 2017
The Bomb in Haymarket Square

Trouble Puppet Theater announce The Bomb in Haymarket Square by Connor Hopkins in the tradition of past award-winning Trouble Puppet productions such as Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and The Gunpowder Plot. Supported by the Jim Henson Foundation.

Presenting an elaborately staged theatrical exploration of a pivotal moment in history, performed with precise and expressive puppetry, media integration, and sing-alongs, The Bomb in Haymarket Square brings a largely overlooked event to light at a time when its relevance is grimly undeniable.

1886- A violent confrontation with police at a rally in Haymarket Square sparked the greatest Red Scare yet seen in the country, and its aftermath endures as a tragic example of justice miscarried.


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Tickets are $15 -$25, available online or at the door.  (Senior/ Student/ Artist $15).

Contact: 512-541-9192


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Audience seating is up a short flight of stairs (3 steps).  For ramp entry to the stage, please contact the box office for assistance/ special parking.


* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Dougherty Arts Center

1110 Barton Springs Road, Austin, TX 78704

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