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Combining three well-loved stories, the Princess, the Frog and the Pea delights audiences of all ages. A princess, a witch, an un-enchanted frog, a hoot owl and a neurotic pea who longs to be a hero are the stars of this mixed-up tale. View more Princes and the Pea images.
Ages 3 and up, table top, hand and rod puppets
Vegetables' Destiny is a puppet show that tells the tale of a plate of
vegetables that might not get eaten. This original story with 10
original songs written by Liz Joyce and Juliana Nash celebrates the
destiny of these edible characters as they grow through the seasons in
the garden. View more Veggie Destiny images.
Puppets of the high seas
Puppets of the High Seas is a musical adventure featuring hand puppets and costumed characters. Written and conceived by Liz Joyce with help from Abby Levin, this two person show hits the high seas in search of the creatures of No Footprint Island. The Polluting Pirates have put the seas in peril and it is up to all of us to save it. Meet the Great Blue Heron, Harbor Seal and Blue Crab who are need of our help in this locally poignant environmental puppet show.
45 minutes View more High Seas images.
The Chicken Show
45 minutes, all-ages, rod puppets, costumed characters
Henrietta, the singing chicken longs to be a star on Broadway but the Mean Ol' Farmer is going to put her in a stew if she doesn't produce an egg by morning. Find out how Henrietta, with the help of her friends learns to believe in herself to make her dreams come true.
Little Red Ridinghood
30 minutes, ages 2-7, hand puppets
Children squeal with delight throughout this traditional tale with a twist. Find out what happens when Little Red gets mixed-up with Porquoi, a pig who's in the wrong story! Complete with changing scenery, music and charming hand puppets, this puppet show will have them ratting on the wolf and cheering Little Red to safety.
Punch & Judy in the Kitchen
30 minutes, ages 5-105 years, hand puppets
Punch and his lovely wife Judy have been married for centuries. The time has come for Mr. Punch to pitch in around the house. You'll be surprised and tickled as these hand-carved puppets take over the kitchen creating a hilarious domestic disaster that ends with a kiss. An age-old puppetry tradition that's still cooking!
The Kapok Tree
45 minutes, ages 3-8
The rainforest comes to life in this colorful tale adapted from Lynne Cherry's well-loved book. Learn about the creatures found in this lush, green world and how they depend on each other to live. Performed with large puppets in a stage that's really a tree!
"The Kapok Tree is the best puppet show I've ever seen!"
— Jodi Smolik, Director of Education, Discovery Creek Children's Museum of Washington, D.C.
the Three Bears
30 minutes, ages 2-6
This classic tale of porridge and intruders unfolds within a small suitcase stage, featuring rotating scenery.
"Liz Joyce's amazing puppet performances make learning fun as they engage audiences
from ages 2 to 102 in the most innovative, excellent theatre ever!"
— Jo Ann Smith, Theatre Arts Magnet Specialist, NYC Public Schools
Song of Sixpence
25 minutes, ages 7 and up, table top puppets, live piano accompaniment
Written in 1925 by Arthur A. Penn and found at a yard sale in 1998, Song of Sixpence is an operetta about a hungry king who eats too many slices of blackbird pie.
"Her(Liz Joyce's) grace and charm along with her excellent singing abilities make what might have been an old-fashioned piece of fluff a solid piece of theater well worth watching and listening to....delivered with such sincerity and bravado, you can only sit back and let its wide-eyed freshness wash over you." Donald Devet, reviewed in Puppet Master
The Three Little Pigs
35 minutes, all-ages, marionettes
In this version, BB (a reformed big bad wolf with allergies), sells real estate to the new pigs in town. Set in the Great Northwest Woods in the Hamptons, this marionette show features hand-carved marionettes, musical numbers and lots of laughs.
The Night Before Christmas
30 minutes, ages 2-7, hand puppets
Sing along with the Mouse family in this wacky re-telling of Clement Clarke Moore's Christmas poem. Look out for that cat!!!
Ziegfeld Miniscule Follies
7 minutes, ages 6 and up, toy theatre, live piano accompaniment and singing
On a miniature replica of the New Victory Theatre's stage, Florenz Ziegfeld's dancing girls come alive again in hand-colorized, two-dimensions.
The Story of King Midas
35 minutes, ages 3-8, hand puppets
A greedy king learns lessons of love. Full of songs (Give me Gold, Love Makes the World go Round, Learn Your Lessons) a small raccoon and the Green Witch save the day in this colorful puppet show.
minkie GROWS UP
25 minutes, ages 6 and under
You know him, you love him and he loves you. Minkie finds a manufacturer's tag along his seam and quickly consults the Great Penguini. All he really wants to be is a hand-made puppet. Find out what happens in this installation of Minkie and Friends...
Watch Minkie in action!
Ages 2 and up, toy theatre
Written by Pam Conrad, this colorul toy theatre piece tells a touching tale of Rooster and Smallest hen. Rooster thinks he makes the day with his gift of crowing, but to his dismay, one day the sun rises without him!