Ha Ha Da Vinci
Developed in residence at the Centrum Arts Foundation and funded through a grant from the Port Townsend Arts Commission, Ha Ha Da Vinci is a whimsical one-woman show that combines elements of illusion, music, and theater. Here, tubas light the way, beds make music, and a radio comes to life with a hidden message from the the past in a production that keeps audiences hooked from the first moment.
Luca Pacioli was an Italian mathematician and magician who authored the first book on sleight of hand magic. From his book, you could learn everything from how to make an egg dance across a table to how to juggle fire. The book was illustrated by Leonardo da Vinci.
When a young grad student discovers that Leonardo da Vinci and his collaborator, magician and mathematician Luca Pacioli also invented the first time machine, she is accidentally zapped back to the renaissance, and it’s up to her to decode their notes to solve a 16th century mystery, and return to the present.