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Center For Puppetry Arts

Call: (404) 873-3391 or visit www.puppet.org
Entertainment comes with strings attached at this theater, museum, and education center that features both wildly creative puppet plays for mature audiences and kid-lit adaptations that deliver fun for all ages.

Wednesday February 1, 2023 10:00 AM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00 ,
Categories: Community

A Musical Giant and his Cool Cat Written and directed by Jon Ludwig

On the road with jazz great Duke Ellington is one cool cat. From the early days in the pool halls to the concert halls performing before crowned heads, this feisty feline has been at Duke's side, sometimes ev... [click here for more]

Thursday March 16, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00 ,
Categories: Community

Join us for the Misadventures of a Scientist Penguin By Kurt Hunter of Minneapolis, MN

Penguin in my Pocket tells the fun-filled and quirky tale of a penguin scientist who crash lands in the jungle when her experimental jetpack fails and how she works with an artistic monkey to... [click here for more]

Thursday March 16, 2023 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00 ,
Categories: Community

Some Pig! Based on the book by E.B. White Adapted by Joseph Robinette Everyone's favorite friendly spider and barnyard crew are back for all generations to enjoy their tale of friendship. E.B. White's timeless story, Charlotte's Web.

Charlotte the spider decides to use her wits... [click here for more]

Wednesday November 9, 2022 10:00 AM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $25-$30.00,
Categories: Community

A Holiday Classic Returns to the Stage Based on the classic television special Adapted by Jon Ludwig

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all elements © and "„¢ under license to Character Arts, LLC.

Rudolph soars back into town for this faithful adaptation that speaks to the... [click here for more]

Friday November 4, 2022 06:00 PM EDT
No description provided [click here for more]

Friday November 4, 2022 04:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $105 - $200,
From science to social impact, food to finance, TEDxAtlantaWomen 2022 reimagines work and play through the lens of 10 dynamic women.

About this event TEDxAtlantaWomen 2022

Join us for the very first TEDxAtlantaWomen where 10 thinkers, doers, makers and story-tellers share their ideas on build... [click here for more]

Saturday October 29, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $36.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Friday October 28, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $36.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Thursday October 27, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $31.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 26, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $31.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Saturday October 22, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $36.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Friday October 21, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $36.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Friday October 21, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00 ,
Categories: Community

A Monstrously Funny Tale By Mesner Puppet Theater of Kansas City, MO After a monstrous wave washes a creature ashore, the people of a small Cape Cod town hear a strange wailing. Is it a sea monster in their midst? No, it's a baby as big as a house!

Photo by Mesner Puppet Thea... [click here for more]

Thursday October 20, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 19, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Saturday October 15, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Friday October 14, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Thursday October 13, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00 ,
Categories: Community

Celebrate Halloween at the Center

By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 12, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Friday October 7, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00,
Categories: Community

Bilingual: Spanish & English By Mesner Puppet Theater of Kansas City, MO

Gather ‘round the Tree of Life for retellings of delightful Mexican folktales. Join the little half chicken, Medio Polito, the trickster Rabbit and hungry Coyote in this colorful show told in a combinati... [click here for more]

Sunday September 25, 2022 01:30 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16.00 ,
18+ Artist Panel

Join us for an afternoon chat with artists Tarish Pipkins, known as Jeghetto, and Raymond Carr as they discuss their creative process and art. Then, check out their work in our Special Exhibit Gallery and Love Family Atrium display.

This program is part of our Puppetry NOW initi... [click here for more]

Sunday September 25, 2022 01:30 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16.00 ,
18+ Artist Panel

Join us for an afternoon chat with artists Tarish Pipkins, known as Jeghetto, and Raymond Carr as they discuss their creative process and art. Then, check out their work in our Special Exhibit Gallery and Love Family Atrium display.

This program is part of our Puppetry NOW initi... [click here for more]

Thursday August 11, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Categories: Community

Theater for the Very Young! Aesop’s circus is in town and the animals are ready to take the stage in this cheerful, interactive production specifically designed for the very young.

Aesop’s famous fables take the stage in this cheerful, interactive production for the very young... [click here for more]

Thursday July 28, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22-$27,
CL Critic Kevin C. Madigan Recommends: Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid” gets a... [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Monday July 11, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Categories: Community

Register Now! Ages: 8-9 Dates: July 11-15, 2022 (Mon-Fri) Mon-Thurs: 9am-3pm Fri: 12pm-7pm Campers must be present each day

This July, children ages 8 and 9 will have the opportunity to participate in Puppet Discovery Camp, a brand-new week-long adventure that will allow stud... [click here for more]

Saturday July 2, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00 ,
Sharpen Your Sketchbook Skills

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries. Each month we will focus on a different object in our collection.

We will supply sketch paper, pe... [click here for more]

Tuesday June 28, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family Flap your flippers and get ready to go on a seafaring adventure in this spectacular new adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid! The Sea King’s daughter saved a pirate from a terrible storm and is now deeply in love. Her only chance to win... [click here for more]

Sunday June 26, 2022 05:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $35.00,
Categories: Community

The Hip Hopera Performance By Jeghetto’s Entertainment of Durham, NC

Using music, video, and magical marionettes, the show spins the story to which its title and Jeghetto’s moniker refer into an Afrofuturist parable about a robot that longs to be a real B-boy in a post-apocalyp... [click here for more]

Saturday June 25, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $35.00,
Categories: Community

The Hip Hopera Performance By Jeghetto’s Entertainment of Durham, NC

Using music, video, and magical marionettes, the show spins the story to which its title and Jeghetto’s moniker refer into an Afrofuturist parable about a robot that longs to be a real B-boy in a post-apocalyp... [click here for more]

Friday June 24, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $35.00,
Categories: Community

The Hip Hopera Performance By Jeghetto’s Entertainment of Durham, NC

Using music, video, and magical marionettes, the show spins the story to which its title and Jeghetto’s moniker refer into an Afrofuturist parable about a robot that longs to be a real B-boy in a post-apocalyp... [click here for more]

Thursday June 23, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Using music, video, and magical marionettes, the show spins the story to which its title and Jeghetto’s moniker refer into an Afrofuturist parable about a robot that longs to be a real B-boy in a post-apocalyptic future. The 5P1N0K10 universe takes the stage. This Hip Hopera created by Jeghetto and ... [click here for more]

Friday June 17, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00,
Categories: Community

The Power of Kindness

By Axis Theatre of Vancouver, BC Canada Based on the book By Eileen Spinelli and Illustrated by Paul Yalowitz, Adapted by Chris McGregor

“Then he did something he had never done before… he laughed!”

Mr. Hatch leads a predictable and dreary life; he k... [click here for more]

Friday June 17, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00,
The Power of Kindness

By Axis Theatre of Vancouver, BC Canada Based on the book By Eileen Spinelli and Illustrated by Paul Yalowitz, Adapted by Chris McGregor “Then he did something he had never done before… he laughed!”

Mr. Hatch leads a predictable and dreary life; he keeps to himself. Then, one V... [click here for more]

Friday June 17, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Categories: Community

By Jeghetto’s Entertainment of Durham, NC Special Exhibition June 17th- Sept 25th Puppetry NOW turns the museum’s focus to the art of our time and artists with limited representation in our historical collections.

Tarish Pipkins a.k.a. Jeghetto, was born in the small steel mill... [click here for more]

Monday June 6, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $395/camper,
Categories: Community

Register Now! Ages: 10-12 Dates: June 6-10, 2022 (Mon-Fri) Mon-Thurs: 9am-3pm Fri: 12pm-7pm Campers must be present each day

This June, children ages 10 to 12 will have the opportunity to participate in Puppet Theatre Camp, an immersive, exciting, week-long adventure that wil... [click here for more]

Saturday June 4, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Sharpen Your Sketchbook Skills

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries. Each month we will focus on a different object in our collection.

We will supply sketch paper, pe... [click here for more]

Saturday June 4, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Sharpen Your Sketchbook Skills

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries. Each month we will focus on a different object in our collection.

We will supply sketch paper, pe... [click here for more]

Sunday May 15, 2022 05:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Join In the Experiment By Various Artists

What happens when artists join forces to create original puppetry works for adult audiences? XPT! Celebrating 36 years of experimentation, come find out what this year holds! From traditional forms of puppetry to films and... [click here for more]

Sunday May 15, 2022 03:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26-$31,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Sensory-Friendly Sunday featuring Pete the Cat USE PROMO CODE ASD for 20% OFF CENTER TICKETS!

Guests with sensory sensitivities (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and other developmental differences are invited to see Pete the Cat and enjoy the Center for ... [click here for more]

Sunday May 15, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26-$31,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Sensory-Friendly Sunday featuring Pete the Cat USE PROMO CODE ASD for 20% OFF CENTER TICKETS!

Guests with sensory sensitivities (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder) and other developmental differences are invited to see Pete the Cat and enjoy the Center for ... [click here for more]

Saturday May 14, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Join In the Experiment By Various Artists

What happens when artists join forces to create original puppetry works for adult audiences? XPT! Celebrating 36 years of experimentation, come find out what this year holds! From traditional forms of puppetry to films and... [click here for more]

Friday May 13, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Join In the Experiment By Various Artists

What happens when artists join forces to create original puppetry works for adult audiences? XPT! Celebrating 36 years of experimentation, come find out what this year holds! From traditional forms of puppetry to films and... [click here for more]

Thursday May 12, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Join In the Experiment By Various Artists

What happens when artists join forces to create original puppetry works for adult audiences? XPT! Celebrating 36 years of experimentation, come find out what this year holds! From traditional forms of puppetry to films and... [click here for more]

Saturday May 7, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00 ,
Sharpen Your Sketchbook Skills

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries. Each month we will focus on a different object in our collection.

We will supply sketch paper, pe... [click here for more]

Saturday May 7, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Sharpen Your Sketchbook Skills

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries. Each month we will focus on a different object in our col... [click here for more]

Sunday April 24, 2022 11:30 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $26-$31,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

A Magical Day Guaranteed to Educate, Entertain, and Inspire. Join us at the Center for Puppetry Arts for a celebration of puppetry and STEM!

The art of puppetry is steeped in STEM! Puppet designers use engineering concepts when they design, puppet builders... [click here for more]

Saturday April 16, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family, Online

A Beloved Children's Tale Comes to Life PRESENTED LIVE ONLINE VIA ZOOM

A stuffed velveteen rabbit is given as a Christmas gift to a small boy and so begins the rabbit’s journey of transformation. Counseled by the kind and wise Skin Horse, the rabbit ... [click here for more]

Sunday April 10, 2022 05:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $30.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Based on a True Story By Nick Lehane of New York, New York

Chimpanzee is based on the stranger-than-fiction stories of chimpanzees raised as children in human homes, in a series of cross-fostering experiments conducted in the United States. When these chimpanzees ... [click here for more]

Sunday April 10, 2022 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22-$27,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Based on the award-winning book series by Kim and James Dean | Adapted by Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

A groovy adventure a cool, rocking blue cat and his fine friends. The production invites audiences to the Pete the Cat Club. Stories included are: Rock On ... [click here for more]

Saturday April 9, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $30.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Based on a True Story By Nick Lehane of New York, New York

Chimpanzee is based on the stranger-than-fiction stories of chimpanzees raised as children in human homes, in a series of cross-fostering experiments conducted in the United States. When these chimpanzees ... [click here for more]

Saturday April 9, 2022 11:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22-$27,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Based on the award-winning book series by Kim and James Dean | Adapted by Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

A groovy adventure a cool, rocking blue cat and his fine friends. The production invites audiences to the Pete the Cat Club. Stories included are: Rock On ... [click here for more]

Friday April 8, 2022 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $30.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Based on a True Story By Nick Lehane of New York, New York

Chimpanzee is based on the stranger-than-fiction stories of chimpanzees raised as children in human homes, in a series of cross-fostering experiments conducted in the United States. When these chimpanzees ... [click here for more]

Tuesday April 5, 2022 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22-$27,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Based on the award-winning book series by Kim and James Dean | Adapted by Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

A groovy adventure a cool, rocking blue cat and his fine friends. The production invites audiences to the Pete the Cat Club. Stories included are: Rock On... [click here for more]

Saturday April 2, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre, Family

Sharpen Your Sketchbook Skills

Join us for Sketchbook Saturdays! On the first Saturday of every month, we welcome guests to practice their observational drawing with items on display in our galleries. Each month we will focus on a different object in our col... [click here for more]

Saturday March 19, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Classic Tales Told in Fabulous Fashion PRESENTED FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES VIA ZOOM

Travel back to Ancient Greece with Aesop as the legendary storyteller shares some of the fables that made him famous – and fantabulous! Aesop and his puppet sidekick, Cecil the Li... [click here for more]

Friday March 18, 2022 09:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $22.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Follow the Yellow Brick Road By Frisch Marionettes of Cincinnati, OH

This American fairytale is an inspiring story about unlocking the potential that exists within each of us. This production is one of The Frisch Marionettes’ proudest achievements. Celebrate Ameri... [click here for more]

Saturday March 12, 2022 05:30 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Categories: Museum, Arts, Theatre

Puppetry can be high fashion. Dress up in some puppetry-inspired duds or channel your favorite popular culture puppet and join us for a walk on the museum runway. It’s a great way to kick off an evening out.

Beer and wine for purchase and our store will be open l... [click here for more]

Tuesday January 4, 2022 10:00 AM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
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Join us as we celebrate puppetry traditions in other cultures through this intimate, in-person, interactive program!

From Story to Stage: Enjoy an interactive storytelling/puppetry experience featuring a Jataka wisdom tale from India and a Chinese dragon story.

... [click here for more]

Saturday November 20, 2021 05:00 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
SPECIAL EVENTS | AGES 12-21+ | CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS

Who's the real Yukon Cornelius?

Grab a beanie and a beard and channel your inner arctic prospector energy! Come join us for photo ops in the North Pole and mingling with your fellow Cornelii. Enter a runway-style event and costume contes... [click here for more]

Saturday November 20, 2021 01:00 PM EST
SPECIAL EVENTS | AGES 8-12 | ONLINE

An Intergalactic Learning Experience

Learn basic health and safety tips from two intergalactic characters from the planet Relatively Fit — Captain Healthy & Safety Dog! Through this live, interactive performance students will engage with puppeteers as they ... [click here for more]

Sunday November 14, 2021 01:00 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $20 (after 20% discount),
A Holiday Classic Returns to the Stage

Based on the classic television special Adapted by Jon Ludwig; directed by Tim Sweeney

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all elements © and ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC.

Rudolph soars back into town for this faithful adaptation that speaks t... [click here for more]

Thursday November 11, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $15.00,
Don’t miss Christmas Town 1964, a special holiday exhibition running November 11-January 2. The Center for Puppetry Arts has showcased Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ for 10 years. This year, the Center is digging into the history of the classic holiday tale. The halls will be decked in vintage styl... [click here for more]

Wednesday November 10, 2021 10:00 AM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: Prices Vary,
PUPPET SHOWS | ALL AGES | CENTER

A Holiday Classic Returns to the Stage Based on the classic television special Adapted by Jon Ludwig; directed by Tim Sweeney

<span style="font-family: "3560DF", sans-serif; font-size: 14px;">Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all element... [click here for more]

Sunday November 7, 2021 03:00 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Sunday November 7, 2021 01:00 PM EST
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday November 6, 2021 03:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday November 6, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday November 6, 2021 11:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Friday November 5, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Friday November 5, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Sunday October 31, 2021 03:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Sunday October 31, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday October 30, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Saturday October 30, 2021 03:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday October 30, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday October 30, 2021 11:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Saturday October 30, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: Prices Vary,
SPECIAL EVENTS | AGES 6-10 | CENTER

Trick or Treat at the Center#Trick_or_Treat_at_the_Center

On October 30, put on your silliest, scariest costumes and celebrate Monster Mash! It’s a puppetry smash! The Center’s atrium will be completely transformed with owls, friendly goblins and skeletons,... [click here for more]

Friday October 29, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Friday October 29, 2021 11:30 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Friday October 29, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
PUPPET SHOWS | AGES 2-12 | CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS

A Halloween Classic with a Comic Twist#A_Halloween_Classic_with_a_Comic_Twist By Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of Bar Harbor, ME

Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this come... [click here for more]

Friday October 29, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $18-$22,
Schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and an even spookier image in this comedic version of the famous Washington Irving short story. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel. In the en... [click here for more]

Thursday October 28, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 27, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Saturday October 23, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Friday October 22, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Thursday October 21, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 20, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Saturday October 16, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Saturday October 16, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
SPECIAL EVENTS | AGES 6-10 | ONLINE

An Interactive Performance & Puppet Building PRESENTED VIA ZOOM FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

Celebrate El Día de los Muertos with Digital Learning! Join Mr. Jeffery to learn about the history and traditions of this Mexican holiday, see a puppet show pe... [click here for more]

Friday October 15, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Friday October 15, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
PUPPET SHOWS | AGES 2-12 | CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS

Bumbling Their Way into Your Heart By Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers of Bar Harbor, ME

Eight-year-old Lucy and her goofy pal Little Chucky are searching for buried treasure, but a gang of bumbling pirates keeps getting in the way! The kids g... [click here for more]

Thursday October 14, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 13, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: Prices Vary,
PUPPET SHOWS | AGES 18-21+ | CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS

Back From the Grave and Back on Stage By Jon Ludwig and Jason Hines

Celebrate Halloween with creepy stories, spooky songs, and devilish dances from around the world. Your favorite band of specters is back and deader than ever! Featuring ... [click here for more]

Wednesday October 13, 2021 08:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$20,
Join The Ghastly Dreadfuls for a clever combination of ghost stories, catchy music, gothic aesthetic and grim humor. The show features seven talented performers, who each play instruments in a band, sing, dance, act and operate all the puppets with the utmost of ease. Though most of the songs and st... [click here for more]

Sunday September 19, 2021 12:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $17.60 (after 20% discount),
PUPPET SHOWS | AGES 2-8 | CENTER FOR PUPPETRY ARTS

Clap and Sing Along to Stories From Rhymeville Adapted by Amy Sweeney

Mother Goose is missing, but you can help find her with some assistance from your favorite nursery rhyme characters. Humpty Dumpty, Little Bo Peep, Jack & Jill and all th... [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
SPECIAL EVENTS | AGES 4-8 | ONLINE

An Interactive Performance & Puppet Building PRESENTED VIA ZOOM FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES

This classic tale comes to life through an interactive performance led by puppeteer Jeffrey Zwartjes. Colorful hand puppets tell the story of a hen who finds a ... [click here for more]

Friday June 18, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Categories: puppetry The Center is thrilled to be presenting a new special exhibit in our Dean Dubose Smith Gallery, Masterpiece of Puppetry: Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. We will also be having special events and pop-up exhibits across the season. All exhibits and on-site events... [click here for more]

Wednesday June 16, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Categories: puppetry

Adapted by Michael Haverty

Based on the beloved classic by Hans Christian Andersen

A young bird simply doesn't fit in with the other ducks in the pond. Helped by some friendly forest sprites, the duckling sets out to explore the wonders of the pond. On his journey, he meets ... [click here for more]

Sunday June 13, 2021 01:00 PM EDT
Categories: puppetry Join puppeteers from the Emmy Award-winning epic production of The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Go inside the making of the series through first-hand accounts from the people who performed the heroic Gelfling, iconic Skeksis, and myriad Podlings, Fiz... [click here for more]

Friday May 14, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$22,
Categories: puppetry In Pinocchio, upcycled thrift store finds get new life in this unique retelling of the most classic puppet tale. You’ll see baskets become crickets, cooking pots become foxes, and a puppet just might turn into real “live” boy. This solo “tour de farce” combines prop comedy, foun... [click here for more]

Sunday May 9, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Categories: Mother's Day Sunday, May 9th admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum includes entry into the two galleries: the Global Collection Gallery and the Jim Henson Gallery, plus a complimentary rose, a small gift bag of chocolates for Mom, and a chance to take a selfie with Ma & Emmet Otter.... [click here for more]

Friday April 30, 2021 12:00 PM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$22,
Categories: puppetry Little Red rides into the Center for Puppetry Arts with the Big Bad Wolf working double-time in this twisted, tangle of tales in The Big Bad Little Red Pig Show. Lee Bryan, “That Puppet Guy” performs this fast-paced show that “squishes” together two childhood favorites with just... [click here for more]

Friday April 16, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Center For Puppetry Arts Cost: $16-$22,
Categories: puppetry

The Reluctant Dragon takes the stage on April 16 in an adaptation of the Kenneth Grahame classic about the value of friendship. Princess Penelope loves to read about dragons. Imagine her surprise when she actually meets and befriends one!

Tickets include the performance, entry... [click here for more]
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