music city puppet slam

In that brief post-vaxx, pre-Delta window of summer, Verge Theater Company put on an ebullient puppet show. Like some kind of homecoming for local weirdos, the Music City Puppet Slam included the melodrama of a banana child (Madeline Hicks’ creation), a tender tale of tornadoes and grandmas (Amanda Card) and a crazed Frenchman intent on creating a perfect painting in 10 minutes (Jonah M. Jackson). It was all the evidence we needed that Nashville’s most creative theater artists are alive and well. 

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