Evolution of the Machine / by Ora Fruchter

We’re getting great feedback from audience members now! The number one thing we’re hearing from kids is “how does the machine work!?” and it reminded us that it’s finally time to do a post about the machine itself! Here it is, the evolution of the machine!

 “The Machine We Use to Collect Stories” from  Grimm!  at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre 2015.

“The Machine We Use to Collect Stories” from Grimm! at Muhlenberg Summer Music Theatre 2015.

 Jacob Graham’s drawing of our current Story Machine

Jacob Graham’s drawing of our current Story Machine

 The panels of the machine, fresh from AchesonWalsh studios

The panels of the machine, fresh from AchesonWalsh studios

 they stack flat for easy touring (we hope)!

they stack flat for easy touring (we hope)!

 the finished machine, in all its glory! The gears and reels turn, the lights twinkle, and many of these pieces fall off strategically as the machine breaks in the show!

the finished machine, in all its glory! The gears and reels turn, the lights twinkle, and many of these pieces fall off strategically as the machine breaks in the show!

 Photo by Eric Michael Pearson

Photo by Eric Michael Pearson