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Charlotte Lily Gaspard

 
Birth Place:
New York City
Bio:
“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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: New York City

Bio:
“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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Charlotte Lily Gaspard Biography

“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.




Charlotte Lily Gaspard News

10 New Contemporary Puppet Works to Debut at LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES Photo 10 New Contemporary Puppet Works to Debut at LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021

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 Photo La MaMa Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

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 Photo Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams Announces 2021 Film Micro-Commissions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

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! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, April 13- with Brenda Braxton, Ali Stroker, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 13, 2021

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! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, February 9- with Lillias White and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 9, 2021

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 Bat Photo La MaMa Announces February Programming Featuring William Electric Black, Stefanie Batten Bland, and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

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 Mo Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, January 13- with Kelli O'Hara, Marty Thomas, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 13, 2021

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, Anabe Photo La MaMa Announces January Programming Featuring Bobbi Jene Smith, Santee Smith, Anabella Lenzu, and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021

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 Photo The Onomatopoeia Theatre Company Presents LET'S PLAY: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

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! Photo Midnight Radio Show Presents ENCHANTED SHADOWS!
by Julie Musbach - Jun 24, 2019

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