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Kevin Kling & Clare Murphy - "Chicken Ship"

  • Open Eye Figure Theatre 506 E 24th Street Minneapolis, MN (map)

A chicken wakes up in 2018 to the sky falling down. As she runs along a dangerous road littered with foxes and falsehoods, she encounters fables, myths, and history that illuminate and obfuscate her path. What will become of her and the ship she sailed in on? World-class storytellers Kevin Kling (USA) and Clare Murphy (Ireland) create a mythic allegory for our times, as told by farmyard animals.

Kevin Kling has been a regular on the Open Eye stage for many years and for this show he's bringing back Irish storyteller Clare Murphy, first seen at Open Eye in FOUR DIRECTIONS.

$22 —  General Admission
$18 — Seniors
$15 — Students
A limited number of $10 Economic Accessibility tickets are available online. Pay as able at the door.
A limited number of pay as able tickets are available at the door.

Kevin Kling, best known for his popular commentaries on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered and his storytelling stage shows like Tales from the Charred Underbelly of the Yule Log, delivers hilarious, often tender stories. Kling’s autobiographical tales are as enchanting as they are true to life: hopping freight trains, getting hit by lightning, performing his banned play in Czechoslovakia, growing up in Minnesota, and eating things before knowing what they are. 

Clare Murphy is a storyteller. She travels the world and tells stories. From mainstages of theatres to medieval roundtowers Clare has told tales for all ages in more than 20 countries. Her work includes the political folkloric work such as her Syrian piece “The King of Lies” to playful pieces like UniVerse which explores where quantum physics, philosophy and mythology meet. 

Earlier Event: September 22
Kevin Kling & Clare Murphy - "Chicken Ship"
Later Event: September 23
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