Monthly Archives: November 2015
Merry Chris Mouse
Thistle Theatre, a puppet theatre for families, presents “Merry Chris Mouse”, an original heartwarming story of sharing at holiday time. A brown mouse family, homeless on Christmas Eve, moves into the wall of a child’s playroom. Dismayed at the sight of their disheveled home, mouse twins Christine and Christopher scamper into the child’s room to scavenge. While exploring, they discover a tiny white mouse in a cage…plans for a rescue ensue! The story is about overcoming hardships, helping others and working together. Jean Enticknap and Sue Ennis wrote the show featuring Ennis’ delightful music and songs including, “Carving the Christmas Cheese”. Ben Burris, Amy Escobar and Gina Wilhelm are puppeteers in the show under the direction of Jean Enticknap. Funded in part by 4Culture/King County Lodging Tax.
Thistle Theatre Studio at Magnuson Park
6310 NE 74th St, Bld. 30, WA 98115
Dec 5, 6 (1:00PM & 3:00PM)
Sunset Hill Community Club
3003 NW 66th St, Seattle, WA 98117
Dec. 12, 13 (1:00PM & 3:00PM)
BYT Ivanhoe Theatre
16661 Northup Way, Bellevue, WA 98008
Dec 19, 20 (2:00PM & 4:00PM)
For more information contact us at (206) 524-3388 or email@example.com
Hand Puppetry Performance and Workshop
Free to members, $5 at door for non-members.
Still room for puppeteers to enjoy a performance/workshop by Mary Shaver! See Issun Boshi: the Tiny Samurai, then Mary will reveal her stage set up and take questions. After a short break, she will lead the hands on Hand Puppet Workshop…with handout! NOT TO BE MISSED!
Puppeteers of Puget Sound Meeting,
Tuesday Nov. 10 at 7:30pm.
Thistle Theatre Studio, Magnuson Park. 6310 NW 74th St, Seattle, WA 98115.
On bus lines and free parking.
Puppeteer Mary Shaver will perform Issun Boshi: the Tiny Samurai, the Japanese tale of the small overcoming the large and being the hero. Following the performance, Mary will lead a hand puppet manipulation workshop, including a hand puppet manipulation hand out. By the end of this workshop we promise your puppetry skills will be improved!
Mary Shaver is an artist, master puppeteer, and educator who spent twenty-five years living in Asia and Europe while traveling extensively worldwide. She performs, lectures, and consults; starred for three years on the award-winning children’s television show “Pepe’s Magic Tales”; has created for movies and major television networks. Honey Goodenough, of Puppet Slam fame and a 2015-2016 UNIMA board member, considers Mary Shaver an inspiration for her puppet career.
Please RSVP to Jean Enticknap via email firstname.lastname@example.org