The new Douglas Paasch Puppet Playhouse

The Douglas Paasch Puppet Playhouse

FESTIVAL
Douglas Paasch was Seattle’s preeminent puppeteer for more than twenty years, opening the imaginations of audiences through his ambition, versatility, and whimsy. This fall, Strawberry Theatre Workshop honors Paasch’s legacy with a puppetry arts showcase at the Lee Center for the Arts at Seattle University. Including performances by regional puppet artists, The Douglas Paasch Puppet Playhouse exhibits brilliance in the craft of puppet design and manipulation, nurtures innovation in the use of puppets as storytellers, and playfully celebrates the gift of imagination, which Paasch so relished and inspired.

ARTISTS
“Moon Show 143” by Kyle Loven
“The Snowflake Man” by Sarah Frechette
“The Matchbox Shows” by Laura Heit
“Nesting” by Torry Bend
“Escape” by Reed Garber-Pearson
“Punch and Judy” by Clay Martin
“Denmark” by Signal Light Puppet Theatre

All artists appear every night, Oct 3-6. With the exception of Laura Heit, who will substitute for Sarah Frechette one night only, Oct-4.

Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Opening Night: Thursday, October 3, 2013
Venue: Lee Center for the Arts
Address: 901 12th Ave (Seattle University)
Run of Show: Thursday, October 3 Sunday, October 6
Performance Times: Thu-Fri-Sat performances at 7:30pm, Sun at 2:00pm
Ticket Prices: $25 General, $10 Students/Seniors
Phone Sales: 1-800-838-3006
Press Comp Requests: promo@strawshop.org
Additional Info: www.strawshop.org

Tickets: http://douglas.brownpapertickets.com/

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Posted on September 30, 2013, in Events, Puppet Shows and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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