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Quartet of D.C. Companies to Stage Basil Twist Festival in March

Basil Twist is a puppeteer. Please do not let this make you think of stringy-haired loser John Cusack in Being John Malkovich, or for that matter any other small show you might have seen in school. Basil Twist makes puppets – video puppets, puppets that go underwater, puppets that are more alive than that guy down the way in the cubicle with the big picture of the golden retriever in it. Hit Twist’s website if you need proof, or just head to Washington, D.C. next month, when four eminent D.C. theater companies will each tackle one of Twist’s innovative oddities. (FULL ARTICLE: Adam Hetrick, Playbill)