Beech Tree Puppets present Jack and the Beanstalk at the New Deal Cafe, Jun 1 at 1pm
Beech Tree Puppets presents:
Jack and the Beanstalk
at The New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt
Saturday June 1, 2019 at 1pm
New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt
Beech Tree Puppets presents the classic tale “Jack and the Beanstalk”, adapted for marionette and rod puppet theater. Handcrafted puppets and set with much singing. For all ages. Show duration 40 minutes.
Suggested donation $5 per person
Stuart Little at the Publick Playhouse, Apr 30
Midweek Matinee: Education on Stage
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 10:15 am & 12 noon
Prince George’s Publick Playhouse
Description: From the loving heart of E. B. White, author of “Charlotte’s Web,” comes this merry musical about a noble mouse who jumps headlong into adventures big enough to match any imagination. “Stuart Little” mixes gorgeous child-size puppets with live actors to work theatrical magic–from Virginia Repertory.
Recommended for grades K-5. Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, Music.
Tickets: $8/person, $6/groups of 20 or more
Watkins Nature Center Puppet Show, Apr 17 at 10am
Watkins Nature Center at Watkins Park presents a nature-themed puppet show and a chance to meet an animal.
Watkins Nature Center, Location: 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro MD 20774, Phone: 301-218-6702
Tickets: $3 for residents of Prince George’s County; $4 for non-residents.
Blue Sky Puppets presents Superpig! at College Park Arts Exchange, Apr 14
Blue Sky Puppets presents:
Sunday, April 14, 2019, 3:00 pm, Old Parish House
Location: College Park Arts Exchange
An everyday pig learns how to be a hero, teaching anti-bullying strategies to the audience.
Free and Open to the Public
Henson Awards Showcase at Clarice Smith, Apr 3
Henson Awards Showcase
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 . 7:30PM
Venue: Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center.
Free, no tickets required. Cafritz Foundation Theatre, general admission.
The talented student recipients of the Jim Henson Fund for Puppetry will perform/present their funded projects. This year’s student presenters are Kristen Ahern (MFA Design candidate), Olivia Brann (MA candidate), Chris Brusberg (MFA Design candidate), and Stacey Carlson (MFA Dance candidate).
The School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies hosts an annual competition and recipients are awarded funds to create a puppet project or performance. The Jim Henson Fund for Puppetry was established by the Henson family to honor the memory of Jim Henson (1960), creator of the world famous Muppets.
Free, no tickets required.