Toy Theatre After Dark

Thu.-Sat.: Susan Haas, artistic producing director of Open Eye Figure Theatre, curates this two-week festival of miniature puppetry acts from across the country. The first week includes performances by both established and emerging artists, including butoh-influenced New Yorker Kevin Augustine; Detroiter Lindsay McCaw, who investigates the "less cultivated" members of the plant world, and Minneapolitan Paige Carlson, who plays with dirty dishes. The puppetry includes figures made from foam as well as animated toys. (7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Ends April 8. Open Eye Figure Theatre, 506 E. 24th St., Mpls. $12-$18. 612-874-6338 or

Rohan Preston