Monthly Archives: December 2011
The Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam
Saturday, January 14th at 8:00PM
Theater Off Jackson (Upstairs Gallery)
409 7th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
Tickets can be purchased at Brown Paper Tickets.
Dreary as it is during Seattle’s long Winter, we’re drumming up a second edition of The Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam. Gavin Cummins and Rachel Jackson return along with Elizabeth Westermann, Jenelle Weidlich, Beau Bond, Katie McClenahan, Bill Holzenagle, and more!
Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia‘s signature production, The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites continues to generate remarkable statistics. To date more than 1,525,000 spectators in thirteen countries have enjoyed versions offered in six languages. Featuring innovative black-light puppetry and evocative original music, the fifty-minute production includes three beloved stories: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud and the Mixed-Up Chameleon. This production swell was recently awarded a Citation of Excellent by UNIMA-USA, one of North America’s most prestigious awards in the field of puppetry.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favourites
(Public performances currently available)
Saturday, June 2, 2012- 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 2, 2012- 5:30 PM
Friday, June 8, 2012 -7:00 PM
Saturday, June 9, 2012 -2:00 PM
Saturday, June 9, 2012 -5:30 PM
Sunday, June 10, 2012 – 11:00 AM
Sunday, June 10, 2012 -2:30 PM
About Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia: Based in Windsor, Nova Scotia, Mermaid Theatre’s unique adaptations of children’s literature have delighted more than four and a half million young people on four continents. Founded in 1972, the company ranks among North America’s most respected theatres for the young, and has won widespread recognition for its important ambassadorial role. Mermaid regularly crosses North America, and has represented Canada in Japan, Mexico, Australia, England, Northern Ireland, Ireland, Holland, Scotland, Wales, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam. Mermaid has earned Export Excellence Awards from both Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada (2001, 2005) in recognition for contributions to culture and the economy, and in 2008 received the Crystal Ambassador Award by the Tourism Industry of Nova Scotia. The company performs for 200,000 spectators annually, and is currently one of Canada’s most active touring organizations.
Northwest Puppet Center’s season of puppet shows continues with:
“Cenerentola: The Italian Cinderella”
Now through Dec. 18, 2011
Sat. 1pm & 3pm
Sun. 1pm & 3pm
On a dusty shelf of a library in Venice, Stephen Carter found this 19th century puppet script of “Cenerentola”. With a translation to English and some adaptations, Carter Family Puppets bring this silly and exciting version of the classic fairytale to the stage once again.
Tickets available at the box office 30 minutes before showtime or online:
As always, feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you at the show!
Carter Family Marionettes
Northwest Puppet Center
9123 – 15th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98115