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Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

Central Park West & 79th Street, within Central Park
New York, NY

The Princess, the Emperor and the Duck

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

starting February 7, 2017
Tuesday-Friday 10:30am & 12:00pm
Saturday & Sunday - 1:00pm
$8/children and $12/adults.

A modern retelling of three classic Han Christian Andersen tales.


338 Sixth Ave. at 4th Street
Brooklyn, NY
The Reluctant Dragon, protesting mistreatment of his species

The Reluctant Dragon


April 22 - August 20, 2017
Saturdays & Sundays
12:30pm & 2:30pm
$9 child, $10 adult

Lessons about overcoming stereotypes abound in this marionette adaptation of Kenneth Grahame's 1898 tale, complete with a soundtrack out of the 1930s. The story follows the friendship between a brave girl and a shy dragon who thwart a plan to steal the town's sheep. Ages 3 and up.

ARS Nova

511 West 54th st.
new york, NY
Hit The Lights! Theater Co.


Hit The Lights! Theater Co.

June 29, 2017
$15 in advance $20 @the door

How far would you go to restore the piece of yourself you hold dearest? In Hit the Lights! Theater Co.’s new shadow play with music, a horse and his tail become separated and, in their search for each other, find themselves. Inspired by tall tales, Looney Tunes, and the soundscape of the American frontier that's as wild and beautiful as the West itself.

* Presented as part of Ars Nova Ant Fest 2017

Bryant Park, Le Carrousel

40th Street & 5th Ave.
New York, NY

Fox Fables

WonderSpark Puppets

July 1, 2017

What makes you - YOU? When the fox and his precious tail are separated, he decides to try out being other animals in order to discover a new identity.

Based on Mishle Shualim (Fox Fables) by 12th century Rabbi Berechiah ha-Nakdan.

BEYOND at Liberty Plaza

850 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY

Princess Petunia's Adventures

WonderSpark Puppets

July 8, 2017

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful princess who bravely saved the Kingdom of Lockheart!

Its up to Princess Petunia to defeat bullies, help wizards, ride a dragon and save the day. This medieval adventure includes lots of laughter and a cast of hilarious characters.

Puppet Camp will take place at Q.E.D. Astoria

Puppet Camp!

Puppet Kitchen Productions

July 17 - 21, 2017

Let's make something wonderful together!

The Puppet Kitchen is passionate about making the art of puppetry fun and accessible. We offer a range of hands-on puppet making and performance workshops that are designed to bring out the puppet-maker and puppeteer in you.

At Puppet Camp, participants will learn how to make a variety of puppets ranging from sock buddies to shadow stories! Campers will also participate in interactive theater games, learn about the art of puppetry through film and television, and learn how to make their very own characters.

Ages 8+

July 17th-July 21sr
Concessions lunch is available for purchase.

All materials will be provided and no previous experience is necessary.

Register by July 10th, 2017!

Happy Puppet Making!

Flushing Town Hall

137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, NY
718-463-7700 x222
Lollipops for Breakfast

Liz Linder

Lollipops for Breakfast

Bonnie Duncan, The Gottabees

July 30, 2017
11AM & 2PM
$13/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6 Member Children?

You can’t have lollipops for breakfast! But today, Sylvie decides she’s going to break that rule, even if it means she has to make her own amazingly perfect lollipop from scratch. Come along as she and her trusty pet bird search for missing ingredients, wrestle with giant candy machines, and get lost in a magical pop-up cookbook.

Minskoff Theatre

200 W. 45th St.
New York, NY


The Lion King

Julie Taymor - Director

Sundays 3:00pm, Tuesdays 7:00pm , Wednesdays 2:00pm & 8:00pm , Thursdays 8:00pm , Fridays 8:00pm , Saturdays 2:00pm & 8:00pm

Disney's Tony-winning show continues to dazzle at the Minskoff. Any child who hasn't yet seen it must catch director Julie Taymor's wildly imaginative puppet spectacle. A cast of 46 sings the Elton John-Tim Rice score, which tells the story of Simba, a cub destined to be king of his pride.

Puppetry in NYC title image is from Project B - 3 Works, photo by Jane Stein.