Puppet Performance Descriptions


1. "Dr. Dolittle"-- Have fun hanging out with Dottie, Dr. Dolittle's bumbling, new assistant, as she shares stories with all of the magical, talking animals. This fun, interactive show combines puppets with music and comedy. Inspired by Hugh Lofting's book "The Story of Doctor Dolittle"and Rudyard Kipling's short story, "Rikki Tikki Tavi" (from "The Jungle Book")

Length: 35-40 minutes (optional Q and A session following the performance)

Recommended Age: Family Audiences and most enjoyed by students 4-11 years old

Cost: Varies depending on number of performances booked and travel requirements. Discounts offered for Block Bookings!!!

Education Connection: Compare/Contrast, Story Sequencing, Empathy, Community, Cultural Literature


2. "The Goose is Loose!"-- 

Enjoy a fairy tale told by two genuine fairies--Pickles and PepperPot--as they tell the hilarious story of Georgie--the wise-cracking goose with the golden feathers.This story is "loosely" based on the tales: "The Golden Goose" by the Brother's Grimm and "The Goose That Laid the Golden Eggs" by Aesop. 

Length: 35-40 minutes (optional Q and A session following the performance)

Recommended Age: Family Audiences and most enjoyed by students 4-11 years old

Cost: Varies depending on number of performances booked and travel requirements. Discounts offered for Block Bookings!!!

Education Connection: Compare/Contrast, Folktales/Fables, Story Sequencing, Empathy, Community


3. "The Fabulous Fairy Tale Show"-

Join Squint and Melly for a potpourri of fun,  frolicking and fabulous fairy tales! The best part is...YOU get to choose your duo of Fairy Tales (from the list of stories in red below)! 

Length: 40-45 minutes (optional Q and A session following the performance)

Recommended Age: Family Audiences and most enjoyed by students 4-11 years old

Cost: Varies depending on number of performances booked and travel requirements. Discounts offered for Block Bookings!!!

Education Connection: Compare/Contrast, Folktales/Fables, Story Sequencing, Empathy, Community, Friendship, Sharing, Cultural Literature

 

***Shorter performances are also available--these are 15-20 minute Fairy Tales and stories perfect for a small gathering, schools and/or to accompany one of our fun and interactive workshops!!! These include: "The GingerBread Girl",  "Let's Wait for Zorillo!" (a funny-spooky 'old west' tale), "Hansel and Gretel" , "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" and "The Three Little Pigs"!