CCT: American Magic Lantern Theater

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The American Magic-Lantern Theater (AMLT)
Program: AMLT recreates Victorian magic lantern shows that feature a combination of projected images, live drama, and live music. AMLT offers 10 different shows including: Halloween, Christmas, Valentine’s, Spring/Summer, Civil War, Sea/River/Lake, and Patriotic History. The latter can be strongly tied to curriculum. Workshops (make-your-own-slides), college residencies (drama, art, music, literature, history, film), and "Cinema Before Film" lectures are also available.

Requirements: Darkness, electricity.

Audience: All ages

Fees: School performances: $1,200; Museum performances: $1,500 - $2,500; Theater performances: $3,500 - $5,000; Residencies: $4,000. Plus out-of-state travel.

Contact Information:
Terry Borton, Director
Box 44, East Haddam, CT 06423