A story about a boy named Emilio who fears the changes that resulted from his parents' separation. He is faced with going to a new school, trying to make friends, and living in a new home without his father. Luckily, Emilio has a vivid imagination and an imaginary friend called cow.
Marionetas de la Esquina, a puppet theater company from Mexico, has been entertaining children and adults alike since 1975. They perform some shows in English and others in Spanish. They have given more than 11,000 performances and 50 workshops and seminars. Since their creation, the company has helped disseminate and develop the art of puppetry in Mexico.
The company keeps a repertoire of ten shows, each a testimony to the company's wish to experiment with all aspects of Puppet Theater, from set and puppet design, to dramaturgy. The company has a variety of themes, stages, and puppets that have won recognition in Mexico and abroad. In 2004 the Company was recognized by CONACULTA and included in the program Mexico en Escena (Mexico on Stage), a program that supports experienced and renowned groups. In 2006, company member and playwright Amaranta Leyva received the Mexican National Prize for Children's Theater for her play The Dress.
This production can be performed in either Spanish or English.