Manual Cinema: Jo Tomalin talks to Drew Dir and Sarah Fornace, directors, designers and puppeteers of Lula del Ray by Manual Cinema from Chicago. Manual Cinema creates and performs live cinematic shadow puppet shows.
From the company that brought you Ada/Ava (total sell-out Edinburgh 2016), hit of the Fringe and critically acclaimed Manual Cinema return with their follow up, Lula del Ray. Told through a live-collage mix of shadow puppets and actors with live music, this show is a mythic reinvention of the classic coming of age story. New York Times Critics’ Pick 2017. A ‘spectral parade of fantastical images’ (New York Times). ‘Incredibly ingenious and utterly unusual: Manual Cinema has invented a new genre’ (Daily, Adelaide). ‘Full of loving detail, skill and ingenuity’ (Guardian).