Cahoots NIThe Vanishing Elephant
(Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK)
This story, inspired by true events, comes to life through large-scale puppetry, illusion and magic. Jenny, a young elephant born in Bengal, India, is full of curiosity about the world. One day she is captured and learns the cruel ways of humans, but she befriends Opu, a young boy. When Jenny is sold to a circus in America, she meets Harry Houdini who plans to make Jenny disappear from the stage of the Hippodrome in New York. Opu, now an old man, journeys to New York and together, he and Jenny are part of an amazing theatrical vanishing.