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Letter's End by Wolfe Bowart, more details in https://siennylovesdrawing.wordpress.com/

Letter’s End by Wolfe Bowartย 

Yeahโ€ผ๏ธSiennyLovesDrawing was invited by Divesecity.my to watch the Malaysian ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ Premiere Letter’s End recent months

What’s that aboutโ“โ‰๏ธ

To SiennyLovesDrawing, it’s a meaningful well planned live performance of clown ๐Ÿคก theatre cum puppetry ๐ŸŽญ comedy through digital media ๐Ÿ’ป๐ŸŽฅ

Hmm…Definitely an impressive visual composition that weaves together clown ๐Ÿคก theater, circus ๐Ÿคน๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ skill, stage illusion, puppetry ๐ŸŽญ & physical comedy๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜†

Guess whatโ“โ‰๏ธ

The playwright cum performer ๐Ÿคก, Mr. Wolfe Bowart ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผhas enchanted the young ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป & young at heart through a method of story-telling that is becoming rare during the recent KL International Arts Festival [KLIAF] 2017 in Malaysia ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡พ

Letterโ€™s End was honoured with a Helpmann Award ๐ŸŽ–nomination, the Australian ๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บequivalent of the Olivier Awards๐ŸŽ–[in the category of Best Touring Production]. Absolutely it charmed all audiences of all ages in countries around the world ๐ŸŒŽ

โ€œAlthough the character ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผin this live performance doesnโ€™t speak โŒ๐Ÿ—ฃ, the actor ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผcommunicates with his body & through music๐ŸŽถ๐ŸŽต, a little voiceover ๐Ÿ—ฃ& the magic of technical theater, the audiences๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌunderstand what the actor๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผ is going through. The word โ€œmimeโ€ has traditionally been used to describe the art of creating the illusion of objects & space โ€“ eating an imaginary ๐ŸŽ In Letterโ€™s End, the boxes ๐Ÿ“ฆ๐Ÿ“ฆare real & I really eat an apple ๐ŸŽ Letterโ€™s End is filled with shadow puppets ๐ŸŽญ, film ๐ŸŽž interaction, magic & circus ๐Ÿคน๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธacts ~ itโ€™s funny ๐Ÿ˜‚ & heart-warming๐Ÿ˜ŠThis makes it a unique theatrical experience especially the story is told using stage illusion & circus skills, Iโ€™m often asked, โ€˜How did you do thatโ“โ‰๏ธโ€ shared Mr. Wolfe Bowart

This Helpmann Award๐ŸŽ–nominee truly believes that nothing beats a live act to captivate & delight children๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป, especially compared to watching a story unfold on a digital screen๐Ÿ’ป

At 1๏ธโƒฃ point during the performance, Mr Bowart ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผ has invited a young audience ๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป to participate onstage. As 1๏ธโƒฃ of the audiences, SiennyLovesDrawing felt it was a charming moment & of course an interactive move with his audiences๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ฌfor live participation ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป The boy๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿปwas given a hard hat ๐ŸŽฉ & put immediately to work aka the live action with him ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผin the story telling theatre ๐Ÿ˜†

Mr Bowart ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผshared further, โ€œIโ€™ve always enjoyed performing ๐Ÿคก ๐Ÿคน๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธfor people; making people laugh ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿคฃ. All children ๐Ÿ‘ถ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ฆ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿป are naturally playful.”

In Letterโ€™s End, a man is tasked to burn lost packages and letters in a furnace, a job he carries out meticulously, until an old brown teddy bear falls out of a torn parcel. A memory is stirred. Soon, the man begins to open other packages and letters, and a whole wondrous world unfolds. Letterโ€™s End is a memorable piece steeped in charm and the joy of human interaction. Something we are in danger of forgetting in our reliance on technology to cultivate the sense of wonder, adventure and creativity in children.

It was 7๏ธโƒฃ5๏ธโƒฃ mins live act & โŒno photo ๐Ÿ“ธ/ video ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ“น taking is allowed during the show. SiennyLovesDrawing has respected it as she can really put down her digital devices๐Ÿ“ฑ& focus in enjoying a great laugh out loud๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ˜„with all the audiences๐Ÿ‘ฌ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ซ attended.

It’s really an awesome ๐Ÿ†’ show not to be missed ya โ€ผ๏ธ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Really wish this acclaimed playwright ๐Ÿคก will come & perform in the Malaysian premiere of Letterโ€™s End next year or perhaps every years ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜‰

Yeahโ€ผ๏ธSiennyLovesDrawing ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿป got a privilege to have a photo ๐Ÿ“ธ captured (Ha…Ha…the crazy ๐Ÿ˜œ faces) with Mr Wolfe Bowart ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผ after the show

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