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Sunday, October 30, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Duke Performances Fall 2022 Series

"The group has to be seen - and sometimes touched - to be believed." - The New York Times

MUMMENSCHANZ, known for enchanting audiences across the world for half a century, is celebrating its past 50 years by taking audiences on a journey filled with imagination and poetry, putting on the most beloved sketches from the Swiss mime troupe's repertoire over the past five decades.

"50 Years" will look back at the most popular, most successful productions of years gone by, featuring legendary characters such as the Clay Masks and the Toilet Paper Faces. The show will also see appearances by the delicate, air-filled Giants, the Pipe Creature, and plenty of other bizarre objects and shapes brought to life by the troupe. The production will also include sketches featuring surprising new forms and characters that capture the signature MUMMENSCHANZ spirit.

This fantastic journey through the world of MUMMENSCHANZ is lively, humorous, full of affection and brimming with creativity-a playful, interactive experience for all generations.