Adventures of a Bear Called Paddington

By Alfred Bradley
Hangar Theater, Ithaca, NY

Scenic Design: Collin Ranney
Lighting Design: Mary Ellen Stebbins
Sound Design: Jim Davis
Costume Design: Eric Abele
Choreography: Mia Rovegno
Dialect Coach: Thom Jones
Featuring: Meryl Williams, Christopher Perfetti, Vincenzo Meduri, Glenn Aucoin, Leah Marie Zeller, Dan Reckart, Laura Hicks

Our version of Paddington, set in 1950s London, borrowed our aesthetic from the original Paddington animations. The production was an energetic extravaganza of clown lazzi and oldey timey dance numbers sending up three of my artistic heroes, Gene Kelly, Django Rheinhardt and Charlie Chaplin.