Milo the Magnificent at the New Deal Cafe, Oct 15 at 2pm

Milo the Magnificent at the New Deal Cafe, Oct 15 at 2pm

Alex & Olmsted Puppets presents:
Milo the Magnificent
at The New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt

Sunday Oct 15th, 2017, 2pm

New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt

Alex & Olmsted (Alex Vernon and Sarah Olmsted Thomas) has been making puppets together since 2010. Alex is a silhouettist and automata engineer and Sarah is a fifth-generation artist and clown. In recent years they have performed at Strathmore, The Puppeteers of America Festival, Black Cherry Puppet Theater, La MaMa NYC, The Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Connecticut, and Bread and Puppet in Vermont. Their puppet show “Milo The Magnificent” was awarded a 2017 Jim Henson Foundation Workshop Grant and a Greenbelt Community Foundation Grant. They are also proud company members of Happenstance Theater since 2012.

FREE

Beech Tree Puppets presents Rainbow Crow Brings Daylight at the New Deal Cafe, Jan 24

Beech Tree Puppets presents Rainbow Crow Brings Daylight at the New Deal Cafe, Jan 24 at 2pm

Beech Tree Puppets presents Rainbow Crow Brings Daylight at the New Deal Cafe
Saturday, January 24, 2016 at 2 pm.

New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt

On Sunday, January 24 at 2 p.m., Beech Tree Puppets bring their new show, Rainbow Crow Brings Daylight, to the New Deal Café. The show combines two American Indian creation stories from the Lenape and the Inuit tribes. Crow has been revered by many cultures throughout the ages. Follow Crow on his journey to the Sky Spirit, as he saves the animals and then travels to the Land of the Light. The show premiered in December 2015 at Greenbelt Elementary School as part of a two-year artists-in-residency, funded by the PTA, the GES Family Art Fund, and a grant from the Prince George’s Arts and Humanities Council (PGAHC). This free performance at the New Deal Café is Local Beech Tree Puppets To Perform January 24 sponsored by the Friends of New Deal Café Arts with support from the City of Greenbelt. The show, which is suitable for ages 4 to 104, lasts about 45 minutes. For more information, go to http://newdealcafe.com or http://beechtreepuppets.com.

Free.

Beech Tree Puppets presents The Hollow Stump at the New Deal Cafe, Mar 1

Beech Tree Puppets presents The Hollow Stump at the New Deal Cafe, Mar 1

Beech Tree Puppets presents
The Hollow Stump
New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt

Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 2pm

Beech Tree Puppets perform “The Hollow Stump”, based on the folk tale, The Mitten, retold and adapted for table-top rod-puppets. Various animals, sometimes at odds with each other in nature, find community as they seek shelter from an unexpected snow in early spring. Founders Ingrid Cowan Hass and Ole Hass guide the animal puppets as they sing and narrate. (all ages)

World Premiere.

This is a free performance sponsored by the Friends of New Deal Cafe Arts, with support from the City of Greenbelt. (2 to 4pm)