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Spring Puppet Performance Series: Hansel and Gretel

Saturday, April 22, 2017
11:00am – 3:00pm

Storrs Campus
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host its Spring Puppet Performance Series on four Saturdays from February to May 2017, featuring outstanding works for puppet theater by professional puppeteers from across the Northeast and beyond. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute Theater located at 1 Royce Circle, Storrs, CT. Productions and dates include:

April 22: Hansel and Gretel by National Marionette Theatre—In their newest production, National Marionette Theatre brings the most famous of the Grimm Brothers’ stories to life. Featuring exquisitely crafted marionettes, scrolling scenery, and the beautiful music of Engelbert Humperdinck, Hansel and Gretel is sure to delight audiences of all ages!

Ticket Prices: Adults: $12; Members/Seniors $10; Students: $8; Kids: $6 (12 years and under). Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, by phone at 860.486.8580, or online at https://proxy.qualtrics.com/proxy/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fbimp.ticketleap.com%2F&token=9X8e%2BFyN3M6Mkb5ZQvqX5PJu4Dm6wmJKxBTHeA097fY%3D. A surcharge will be added to any purchases made online. Tickets may also be purchased at the Ballard Institute on the day of performance starting at 10 a.m. There will be open seating and no reservations. For more information about these performances, visit http://bimp.uconn.edu or call 860.486.8580.

Contact:

bimp@uconn.edu, emily.wicks@uconn.edu

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