Photo Coverage: PigPen Theatre Co. Lights Un-Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
The critically acclaimed, record-breaking, cult-sensation PigPen Theatre Co. spread holiday cheer by lighting their very own "Un-Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree" and marked the occasion with a brief concert -- including their own original Christmas songs. What the tree lacks in size, it more than makes up for in good, old-fashioned merriment.
BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities, and you can check out photos below!
PigPen Theatre Co. was formed at Carnegie Mellon School of Drama in 2008, PigPen has toured nationally and became the first company in history to win the top honor for a play at the New York City International Fringe Festival two years in a row, in 2010 (The Nightmare Story) and 2011 (The Mountain Song). The troupe first performed professionally in Chicago and has gone on to perform at New York's Barrow Street Theatre, the Boston Center for the Arts, and The Irondale Center in Brooklyn. The seven founding members of PigPen are Alex Falberg, Ben Ferguson, Curtis Gillen, Ryan Melia, Matt Nuernberger, Arya Shahi, and Dan Weschler. Their currently running Off-Broadway play, The Old Man and the Old Moon began previews on September 26, 2012 and opened October 7 for an extended run through January 6, 2013. The production features PigPen's signature blend of original music, shadow puppetry, live action, and clever lighting effects, and marks the company's first large-scale Off-Broadway production.Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski