Following the critically acclaimed production of Infantry Monologues, Meat & Potato Theatre returned to the Salt Lake stage in December 2009 with SHADOWS OF THE BAKEMONO – five original one-acts written by members of SLC’s own Playwrights’ Laboratory* and told with M&P's signature style of puppetry and mask work.
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The Samurai from TIGERS.

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The old woman from TIGERS.

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The "flashback" shadow play from TIGERS.

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The priest from TEK TEK.

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The boy from TEK TEK.

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The boy is severed in two by a spectre in TEK TEK.

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The medium summons the spirits of her ancestors in HIBAKUSHA.

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The dead ancestors tell their story in HIBAKUSHA.

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The ancestors have their revenge in HIBAKUSHA.

TRAIN Young Man

The man in TRAIN.

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The station manger in TRAIN.

TRAIN Manager and Young Man

Side tracked in TRAIN.

TRAIN Young Man and Manager

The manger warns the man in TRAIN.

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Mitsumi asks Sakura to a costume party in EMPTY.

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Mitsumi in his party costume in EMPTY.

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Sakura, in costume, is warned to leave by a stranger in EMPTY.

EMPTY Keiko

Keiko gets her revenge in EMPTY.