Manual Cinema

Throw out what you think you know about puppets and settle in for a show from Manual Cinema. The Chicago puppetry troupe combines handmade shadow puppetry and sound design to create engaging theater performances that have played at festivals around the country. Catch a preview of their newest work at the MCA; the full show, which debuts in 2015, incorporates over 300 shadow puppets and tackles the theme of how digital culture has changed our relationship to death and dying.