When Wendell discovers that both his wife and their beloved tree have vanished from the backyard, he must venture into The Wilds and face its mysteries to bring them home. Charming and profoundly moving, this wordless award-winning show features WONDERHEADS’ signature masks along with captivating puppetry, and moves its audiences to both laughter and tears. Pixar meets Miyazaki meets Henson in this extraordinary adventure! Made for adults by kids at heart, this show is a little dark and a little light. Recommended for a general audience (ages 8+).
WONDERHEADS is a multi-award winning physical theatre company specializing in mask performance and exquisite visual storytelling for adults and children. Our work is performed in full-face mask, a wordless form that mixes European larval mask traditions with character mask styles, resulting in a craft rarely seen on North American stages. Audiences have described the experience as watching a living cartoon – the whimsy and imagination of Pixar or Warner Bros in theatrical form. In this distinct style of storytelling, along with with rich soundscapes, fantastical puppetry, timeless slapstick and deft physical performance, we WONDERHEADS make it our business to step beyond words and ignite the hearts and imaginations of our every audience member.