Switzerland: so peaceful, so verdant, so neutral. Who would have thought that this quiet mountain nation would prove a hotbed of mime? But for nearly 40 years, it has exported Mummenschanz, a collective determined to take the most ordinary objects–“wires, tubes, boxes, and even toilet paper”–and render them magical.
Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m.; Sundays, 2 & 7 p.m. Starts: Dec. 21. Continues through Jan. 8, 2010
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on December 29, 2010