Final Week!  See the Dinos Before They Are Extinct!

 "Dinosaur Desperados" ends this Sunday!  They return to those thrilling days of yesteryear to unmask eight little-known denizens of the Mesozoic Era from all over the world!  Tiny Tots @ 10:00 has "Old McDonald's Farm" on Wednesday & Saturday, "Baby Bear's Birthday" on Sunday.

2015 -2016 Season

 

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Thursdays & Fridays

10:00 & 11:30 AM

(10:30am only beginning Oct. 22)

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Saturdays & Sundays

11:30 AM & 1:00 PM

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Beginning 9/1/2015 individual tickets are $12.  (Call (301) 634-5380 for group rates )

 

 ASL Interpretation

 

Schedule subject to

change without notice.

  • Dinosaur Desperados • August 13 - 30

    Return with us now to those thrilling days of prehistoric yesteryear, where the Old West meets the old, old, old West at the Dew Drop Inn, in Fossil Junction.  DinoRock Productions’ dinosaur wranglers Ingrid Crepeau, Michele Valeri and Steve Little unmask eight little-known denizens of the Mesozoic Era from all over the world.

    Age Recommendation: 3 - 9 y.o. • Running Time: 50 Minutes

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  • The Velveteen Rabbit • September 18 - October 18

    Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays Only

    Applause Unlimited returns with Margery Williams’ gentle tale of how toys become real. Told with hand puppets, storytelling and song, solo puppeteer Christopher Hudert takes children through this classic story of friendship, changes, and magic.  The popular tale is of particular interest to youngsters learning to read, and to anyone who has ever had a favorite stuffed toy.

    Age Recommendation: 3 - 9 y.o. • Running Time: 45 Minutes

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  • Aladdin (and his wonderful lamp) • Oct. 22 - Nov. 20

    Back by popular demand!  After all sold out houses and too many snow days, we had to bring back this incredible production.  From ancient Persia comes this lavish and entrancing tale, true to the original “one thousand and one Arabian nights,” full of genies, wizards, magic caves, exotic princesses, and an elephant!  Half life-size rod puppets and exciting special effects make this production exciting theater.

    Age Recommendation: 5 y.o. - Adult • Running Time: 50 Minutes

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  • The Nutcracker • November 27 - December 30

    A Washington tradition for 27 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie’s favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugerplum Fairy.  Music from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet blends with marionettes and costume characters to create this unique production.

    Age Recommendation: 5 y.o. - Adult • Running Time: 45 Minutes

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  • Len Piper's Pinocchio • January 21 - February 21

    A life-size marionette version of Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s tale, created in the 1960s by the father of the Puppet Co.’s co-founder, Christopher Piper.  This production has been completely refurbished and adapted for the Puppet Co. stage.  Performed in Hollywood and Hawaii, critics hailed the production as “A Masterpiece!” and raved, “The underwater ballet alone is worth the price of admission!”

    Age Recommendation: 5 y.o. - Adult • Running Time: 50 Minutes

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  • Beauty and the Beast • February 25 - April 10

    A romantic tale of a handsome prince, and his love, Beauty, set in a great forest in old Russia. There are curses, conflicts, hopes, wishes, dreams, and exciting adventures, all the things that make a happy ending that much sweeter.  Imaginative settings and beautiful costumes support this large-scale marionette version of the classic love story.  Winner of a Citation of Excellence from the American Center of the Union Internationale de la Marionette, it has played successfully to children and families nationwide.

    Age Recommendation: 5 y.o. - Adult • Running Time: 40 Minutes

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  • Sleeping Beauty • April 14 - May 29

    Yet another elegant production created by the Puppet Co., “Sleeping Beauty” combines romance and adventure in a story of fairies, frogs, kings and queens, and of course, a sleeping princess and the gallant prince destined to find her.  Told with rod puppets and wonderful special effects, the show is a real treat for princesses and princes, big and small!

    Age Recommendation: 3 1/2 y.o. - Adult • Running Time: 45 Minutes

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