"Jack and the Beanstalk" is a Giant Hit!
Fe-Fi-Fo-Fum! Join us for a larger than life tale of a lad that doesn't know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top! Many shows are sold out, so get your tickets soon! Read the rave reviews here. Tiny Tots @ 10:00 has "Bunny Business" on Sunday.
Jack and the Beanstalk • March 28 - May 5
Fe-fi-fo-fum. A timely version of the classic children’s tale about the young lad that doesn’t know beans about trading, but still manages to climb his way to the top. Jack finds that happiness lies in helping others rather than mere personal gain. Told with rod puppets and some surprising twists, Jack has long been a favorite of our audiences.
Recommended Ages: 5 - 12 years old • Show Length: 45 Minutes
Cinderella • May 9 – June 23, Add'l Weekday Shows
Thursdays & Fridays at 10:00 & 11:30 am
The elegance of 17th-century France, combining elaborate costumes of the Comédie-Française and Offenbach's "Gaiety Parisian" to adorn the tale of the cinder girl who captures the heart of the handsome prince. The production was acclaimed at the 1997 National Puppet Festival, and performed by invitation at the Center for Puppetry Arts, in Atlanta.
Recommended Ages: 5 years old - Adult • Show Length: 45 Minutes
Circus! • June 28 - August 4
In grand circus tradition, the "Greatest Show on Strings" features a collection of clowns, death-defying acrobats, and an amazing menagerie of fauna from the farthest reaches of the globe. Many of the acts were built more than 50 years ago by Christopher’s parents for "Len Piper’s International Marionette Circus."
Recommendation: "Children of All Ages" • Show Length: 35 Minutes
Three Billy Goats Gruff • August 8 - September 1
“The 3 Billy Goats Gruff” is a marionette romp in which three brothers get the goat of a hen-pecked troll, in their attempts to trip-trap-tromp to where the grass is greener. Three variety numbers precede the performance, demonstrating the making of a simple hand puppet, and manipulation of rod puppets and marionettes, as an introduction to the Art of Puppetry.
Recommended Ages: 3 1/2 - 9 years old • Show Length: 40 Minutes
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