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Duke Arts Presents

Love’s Infrastructure
Music by Bombadil | Puppets & Direction by Torry Bend

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 8:15 pm

Please Note: All performances of Love’s Infrastructure — 8:15 pm on Friday, January 24; 3:15 pm on Saturday, January 25; 8:15 pm on Saturday, January 25 & 3:15 pm on Sunday, January 26 — are sold out.


Durham’s Bombadil made their name on the local and national scenes playing ambitious indie pop with an international kick: “the melodies are chipper, the hooks prominent, the performances energetic, and the arrangements full to bursting with ideas” (Paste Magazine). Duke Theater Studies professor, director, and puppet maker Torry Bend hand-crafts exquisite miniature worlds, with the Indy Weekly calling her puppet odyssey The Paper Hat Game “sparkling yet pensive” in a rare five-star review.

Now, two of Durham’s most inventive forces unite to offer the world premiere of Love’s Infrastructure, an immersive experience on a set designed by Bend, with music performed live by Bombadil, and enlivened with a cast of Bend’s captivating puppets.

Made possible, in part, with support from the Durham Arts Council's Annual Arts Fund and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the Department of Theater Studies at Duke University.