Ithaca favorite LilySilly will present Crankie Cabaret 2018 November 8 – 11 at The Cherry Artspace.
LilySilly creator Lily Gershon is a puppeteer, singer and puppet maker, among other things.
What is a crankie? “A crankie is an old storytelling art form. It’s a long illustrated scroll that is wound onto two spools. The spools are loaded into a box which has a viewing screen. The scroll is hand-cranked while the story is told. It can be accompanied by a narrative, song or tune.”