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Summertime Saturday Puppet Show

Saturday, August 9, 2014
2:00pm – 3:00pm

Repeats weekly until 08/09/2014.

Storrs Campus
Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows for family audiences on seven successive Saturdays, June 28-August 9, 2014. Each show will be performed twice, at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All performances will take place at the Ballard Institute at Storrs Center. Admission is $5 for children, $7 for adults. Tickets will be sold at the door on the day of performance.

The schedule of Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows includes the following:

June 28 – Raccoon Tales: a handpuppet show performed by Brad Shur, written by Paul Vincent Davis.

July 5 – George & Martha: performance by Puppet Arts student Gavin Cummins, based on the stories of James Marshall.

July 12 – Bits & Pieces Puppet Show: performances by Puppet Arts students Anatar Marmol and Ana Craciún.

July 19 – A Show of Shadows: shadow puppets from western and Chinese traditions by Puppet Arts alumni Xing Xin Liu.

July 26 – Lisa the Wise & Other Tales: shadow puppet performance by Puppet Arts student Sarah Nolen.

August 2 – Toy Theater Extravaganza: new works for toy theater by Penny Benson, Gavin Cummins, Sarah Nolen, and Dana Samborski.

August 9 – Family Friendly Pot-Pourri: marionettes and handpuppet performances by Puppet Arts students Krista Weltner, Anatar Marmol, and Sarah Nolen.

Contact:

(860)486-8580

Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry (primary), Dramatic Arts, UConn Master Calendar

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