JANUARY – DECEMBER 2015

Venue:
Puppetry Arts Institute

11025 E. Winner Rd.
Independence, MO 64052
(816) 833-9777
www.hazelle.org

Unless otherwise specified,all performances occur at the Puppetry Arts Institute and are $5.00 per person. Admission also includes a tour of our puppet museum. Finger puppets of show characters are for sale at the front desk. Reservations recommended for optimal seating.

January 17 & 19
Hungry as a Bear
Two Frogs & A Turtle Puppet Co. (From Sugar Creek, MO)
To celebrate our current exhibit, this show offers an unexpected Punch and Judy exhibit
Performances both days at 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.

February 14 & 16
Beauty and the Beast
Elsenpeter Productions (From New London, MO)
A timeless classic performed with marionettes.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

March 21
When Night Dreams
Karen Konnerth (New Orleans, LA)
Magical shadow puppetry brings to life timeless tales of the night from three countries.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. 

April 25
To Be Announced
We are planning a special performance and will reveal details soon.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

May 23
The Magic Pot
Trish Place & Brian Hennings (From Omaha, NE)
A Chinese folk tale about a woodcutter and his wife who discovers a magic pot that brings them good fortune- and bad.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

June 27
Monkey’s Dream
 StoneLion Puppet Theater (From Kansas City, MO)
A non-verbal Bunraku style show exploring a range of emotions and conquering the fear of the unknown.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

July 25
Country Mouse/City Mouse
Piccadilly Puppets (From Louisberg, KS)
Bohemian marionettes and rod puppets explore urban and rural lifestyles.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

August 22
Hero Stories
Angela & Friends (From Nevada, MO)
A ventriloquist and her friends tell the stories of some exceptional heroes.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

September 19
Imagination
Tom Bonham (From St. Peters, MO)
A musical variety show using recycled bottles, pipes, and yarn.
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

October 17
Amazing Adventures of Willy the Wooly
Eulenspiegel Puppets (West Liberty, IA)
A variety of puppet types and an original score tell the lively escapades of a wooly mammoth and his Ice Age friends
Performances at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

November 27 &28
Jack and the Beanstalk
Kraig Kensingerand Anitra Steele (From Independence, MO)
Hand puppets star in this popular tale of Jack and his magic beans.
Performances both days at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m..

December 12, 19, & 26
The Night Bear-Fore Christmas
Kraig Kensinger (From Independence, MO)
Bring on the bears! A wild revue featuring your favorite Christmas tunes.
Performances all three days at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m (all days)

 

Puppetry Arts Institute | 11025 E. Winner Rd. Independence, MO 64052 USA | 816.833.9777 | puppetry@hazelle.org