Packrat Opens This Weekend At The Flint Repertory Theatre


From February 21-23 at the Flint Repertory Theatre “Packrat,” the new puppet play will debut for children and adults. A co-production with Concrete Temple Theatre, Packrat follows one particular rodent named Bud as he travels through the Sagebrush Desert to discover the interconnectedness of us all. This visually stunning play contemplates humanity’s relationship with the natural world. The animal characters in the puppet show include packrat, ground squirrel, jackrabbit, scorpion, lizard, tortoise, burrowing owl and goshawk. The play is written and directed by Renee Philippi, designed by Carlo Adinolfi with original music by Lewis Finn.


Friday February 21           7pm
Saturday February 22      2pm and 7pm
Sunday February 23         2pm

Tickets are available at


Flint Repertory Theatre

The Rep is a professional, not-for-profit theatre in the heart of Flint, Michigan. Flint Repertory Theatre’s commitment is to provide the city of Flint and surrounding communities with highly imaginative, thought-provoking theatre that is challenging, entertaining and inspiring for all ages.


Concrete Temple Theatre

The Concrete Temple Theatre is a multi-disciplinary company, committed to the creation of compelling new theatrical works, incorporating drama, dance, puppetry, music and the visual arts. Since 2004, they have created devised visual theatre that challenges the traditional relationship between design and text. Through touring original works and presenting workshops in NYC, nationally and internationally, they strive to bring myth and ritual back to the center of dialogue, by presenting works and workshops that address real issues within communities (grief, family relationships, environmental stewardship).


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