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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Gotham Chamber Opera and Tectonic Theater Project’s production of El gato con botas (Puss in Boots)

Gotham Chamber Opera announces the revival of the 2010 production El gato con botas (Puss in Boots), Xavier Montsalvatge's take on the classic story of a mangy feline with magical talents, from December 6-14, 2014 at El Teatro at El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street, NYC.  Bunraku puppetry turns a fairy tale into an evening of exquisite and eye-opening opera. Gotham’s production will be directed by Moisés Kaufman (The Laramie Project, 33 Variations) and features puppetry from London’s Blind Summit Theater. 

The Teatro’s interior contains scenes from children’s literature, including a mural of “Puss in Boots” designed in 1921 by the gifted illustrator and painter, Willy Pogany (1882-1955).

Tickets are $30-$175 (discounts available for children) and are available online at, by phone at (212) 279-4200, or by visiting the Ticket Central box office at 416 W. 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th Avenues) in the lobby of Playwrights Horizons.  For more information, visit

*Use code FAMILY30 for 30% off all performances. [photo cred]

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