Charlotte Lily Gaspard

Birth Place: New York City

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“Part celestial creature, part sophisticated human” is how Charlotte Lily Gaspard has been described by Faerie Magazine when contemplating the ethereal artist and her work in one of their features. Shadow puppet artist, playwright, educator and performer, Charlotte’s mission is to activate imaginations and celebrate playfulness wherever she goes.
Charlotte is the founder and artistic director of Midnight Radio Show (MRS), a shadow puppet sci-fi fairytale theater company based in Brooklyn, NYC. With MRS she has written and directed numerous plays, musicals and cabarets, including the "Enchanted Revolution" at Theater for the New City. She designs puppets for theater & film, including “A Snowy Day & Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats” at St. Luke's Theatre, and the independent film "Verses at Work."
Mommy Poppins has declared of her artwork, “The incredible shadow puppets will amaze the audience.” BWW has described her as a "multifaceted creative enchantress" and "the fanciful mastermind behind Midnight Radio [Show]."
She is a native New Yorker and proud resident of Brooklyn.

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LA MAMA PUPPET FESTIVAL to Present Four World Premieres & More in November

Explore the La MaMa Puppet Festival's thrilling lineup of four world-premiere shows. Experience the innovative and captivating puppetry performances as talented artists take the stage. Don't miss your chance to witness the latest creations in this exciting event.

La MaMa Announces 62nd Season And Expansion Of RADICAL ACCESS INITIATIVE

La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club announces its 62nd Season and its RADICAL ACCESS INITITATIVE (RAI), an expansion of La MaMa's local and global network that increases outreach to new artists and audiences beyond the four walls of La MaMa's three theatres and new Community Arts Space.

10 New Contemporary Puppet Works to Debut at LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES

La MaMa – one of the first major theatres in the U.S. to present contemporary puppet artists and their work on its mainstages – will begin its 60th season with the celebrated, biannual LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES from September 29 to October 24 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre and Downstairs Theatre.

La MaMa Announces 2021-2022 Season

The Tony Award-winning theatre has announced a fresh season of work – on its various stages in the East Village - that explores new rituals of our time from a multiplicity of perspectives and speaks to the epic changes of the 21st century.

Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams Announces 2021 Film Micro-Commissions

Inspired by the continued success of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry's 48 Hour Puppet Film Project and building on the communities formed by the 2020 Micro-Commission cohort and participants of the Puppet Filmmaking workshop series, Handmade Puppet Dreams is launching this second series of micro-commissions.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 13- with Brenda Braxton, Ali Stroker, and More!

Today (April 13) in live streaming: Brenda Braxton returns as guest host on Stars in the House, Ali Stroker chats about her new book, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 9- with Lillias White and More!

Today (February 9) in live streaming: Lillias White takes over at Stars in the House, Irish Rep presents The Weir, and more!

La MaMa Announces February Programming Featuring William Electric Black, Stefanie Batten Bland, and More

This month will feature two LiveTalks, one with Stefanie Batten Bland that centers on casting and one with Resident Artists Murielle Borst-Tarrant, Yoshiko Chuma, Shauna Davis, and Tarish Pipkins a.k.a. Jeghetto; two Café La MaMa Lives, and more

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, January 13- with Kelli O'Hara, Marty Thomas, and More!

Today (January 13) in live streaming: Myths & Hymns on Stars in the House, Kelli O'Hara visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

La MaMa Announces January Programming Featuring Bobbi Jene Smith, Santee Smith, Anabella Lenzu, and More

La MaMa has announced programming for January 2021. This month will feature In Process with Bobbi Jene Smith, a look at the artistic progress of Bobbi Jene Smith and the team behind her next work, Broken Theater.

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company Presents LET'S PLAY: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Do you want to play a game? Well Shakespeare's faeries and mystical creatures are upset because last year The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company only produced one show and it wasn't even a comedy! To make up for this, they are magically forcing four of mortal actors from NYC to play a chaotic game where they must perform the roles of the Four Lovers and the Rude Mechanicals from 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'! It will be a night of theatrical chaos full of music, laughter and dance!

Midnight Radio Show Presents ENCHANTED SHADOWS!

Midnight Radio Show presents: Enchanted Shadows! at the Gene Frankel Theater, a science fiction fairytale shadow puppet musical!

BWW Review: THE ENCHANTED REVOLUTION Brings Fanciful Fun and Modern Mythos to Theater for the New City

The Enchanted Revolution -- written, directed by and featuring the multifaceted creative enchantress, Charlotte Lily Gaspard for Midnight Radio Show -- is 80 minutes of magic, with a six-person cast creating a modern fairytale for the whole family from another dimension in a basement black box theater located in the heart of the East Village at Theater for the New City.

Theater for the New City Presents ENCHANTED REVOLUTION

Theater for the New City invites audiences to behold The Enchanted Revolution. 'The Resistance' has located a vulnerability in an oppressive regime on the planet Sha. Princess Yazmaya fights to return all power to the people, mermaids, fairies, dragons, unicorns and more. This timely nouveau-fairytale theater piece is brought to you by writer/director/performer Charlotte Lily Gaspard and the diverse and accomplished artists of Midnight Radio Show.

BWW Review: HIP HOP FILM FESTIVAL 2018 Brings Fresh Perspectives and Hot Talent to Harlem

The 3rd annual Hip Hop Film Festival was held, fittingly, at the historic National Black Theatre founded by Dr. Barbara Ann Teer who moved to Harlem in 1968 and saw that the once vibrant neighborhood was suffering from a sense of hopelessness after the losses of African American leaders Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X and desperately needed a community space and cultural arts institution that would 'be reflective of the power, grace and excellence of a people' (according to her daughter and current CEO Sade Lythcott).

Photo Flash: NYC Premiere Of THE SNOWY DAY... Opens On MLK Day Weekend At St. Luke's Theatre

January 13, 2018, with an added performance on MLK Day, January 15th. Adapted for the stage by Jerome Hairston, with music by Victor Zupanc, the show is inspired by four of Keats' most beloved stories, including the 1963 Caldecott Award-winning The Snowy Day. The show celebrates the wonder of childhood in the city - from making tracks in the freshly fallen snow, to learning how to whistle, to imagining new worlds with a best friend who lives across the hall - these small moments of delight and joy are captured beautifully. Incorporating shadow puppets, songs, mime and humor, the 45 minute show for children will appeal to all ages.

Onomatopoeia Theatre Company to Present A DREAM PLAY at Gene Frankel Theatre, 11/7-17

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Thomas R. Gordon, presents its third and final production in its "dreams" season - August Strindberg's A DREAM PLAY at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, Manhattan) with performances beginning November 7 prior to an official press opening of November 10 and running through November 17.

OTC to Present DRACULA: BLOODLINES at Gene Frankel Theatre, Begin. 8/22

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company (OTC), under the artistic direction of Thomas R. Gordon, continues its 2nd season ("a season focused on dreams") with the world premiere new play DRACULA: BLOODLINES, penned by Mr. Gordon, with performances beginning August 22nd prior to an official press opening of August 25th at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street) in Manhattan.

Photo Flash: First Look at Onomatopoeia Theatre's MACBETH

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company (OTC), under the artistic direction of Thomas R. Gordon, kicks off its 2nd season ("a season focused on dreams") with Shakespeare's classic bloody tale - MACBETH, previews began April 25 prior to an official press opening of Sunday, April 28 at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street) in Manhattan. MACBETH will run through May 5th, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below!

Onomatopoeia Theatre Opens MACBETH Tonight at Gene Frankel Theatre

The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company (OTC), under the artistic direction of Thomas R. Gordon, kicks off its 2nd season ('a season focused on dreams') with Shakespeare's classic bloody tale - MACBETH, previews began April 25 prior to an official press opening of Sunday, April 28 at the Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street) in Manhattan. MACBETH will run through May 5th, 2013.

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