Past Events Calendar

Avanti Da Vinci

Category
Show
Start Date
Thu, Jun 8, 2023
End Date
Sun, Jun 25, 2023
Times
Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7:30 PM | Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 PM | Sundays at 5:00 PM
Age Restrictions
Ages 16+ Only
Event Location
Center for Puppetry Arts: Vincent Anthony Founder's Theater

This farcical melodrama explores DaVinci as a masked crime fighter using his inventions as machines to save his city. Unknown to many before now, Da Vinci dons the disguise of “Renaissance Man”, a defender of truth, justice, and the Italian way.


Captain Healthy & Safety Dog

Category
Show
Start Date
Wed, Jun 14, 2023
End Date
Sun, Jun 25, 2023
Event Location
Center for Puppetry Arts: Mainstage Theater

Join Captain Healthy & Safety Dog on an intergalactic voyage to the plant, Relatively Fit. This unlikely space-traveling duo is on a mission to take audiences to a planet where they can learn how to be healthy and stay safe. Along the way, we meet a cast of whacky characters who teach us to hone our hygiene skills, protect ourselves from too much sun, stay safe around the house, and understand how to make good, healthy food choices. It’s a fantastic expedition filled with fun and facts!  


Cinderella

Category
Show
Start Date
Tue, Jun 20, 2023
End Date
Sat, Jun 24, 2023
Times
10 AM and 1:30 PM (depends on the day)
Event Location
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Artist
Tanglewood Marionettes

Featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30" marionettes, this classic fairy tale is told with wit and style. Based on the original beloved tale, but with a few surprises: Cinderella does not arrive at the ball in the traditional horse-drawn carriage and a clever little bluebird saves the day!


Wizard of Oz

Category
Show
Start Date
Tue, Jun 27, 2023
End Date
Sat, Jul 1, 2023
Times
10 AM and 1:30 PM (depends on day)
Event Location
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Artist
Frisch Marionettes

Adapted from the classic children's novel into a musical featuring expertly hand-carved puppets and custom costumes, this show celebrates America's rich musical heritage. Travel down the Yellow Brick Road with Dorothy and find out why Lion, Tinman and Strawman are all singing the Blues.


The Giant, The Beanstalk, and Jack

Category
Show
Start Date
Wed, Jul 5, 2023
End Date
Sat, Jul 8, 2023
Times
10 AM and 1:30 PM (depends on day)
Event Location
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Artist
Lee Bryan "That Puppet Guy"

The Giant, the Beanstalk and Jack is a one-of-a-kind adaptation, loosely based on the favorite tale of a boy named Jack who outwits the Giant! This clever show combines marionettes with hand, rod, and shadow puppets for a show-stopping production that is FEE FI FO FUN for the entire family.


Hungry Garden

Category
Show
Start Date
Thu, Jul 6, 2023
End Date
Sun, Jul 9, 2023
Event Location
Center for Puppetry Arts: Main Stage
Artist
Pablo and Efran Del Hierro

Join identical twin brothers Pablo and Efran Del Hierro for a colorful and exuberant performance combining puppetry, dance, and audience participation. Pablo and Efran have traveled the world as Poncili Creación, sharing their unique and interactive puppetry with the world. Their work is described as “a new kind of performance art: smart, entertaining, unpretentious, and totally wild.” Come join in the creation!


Hungry Garden: After Dark

Category
Show
Start Date
Thu, Jul 6, 2023
End Date
Sun, Jul 9, 2023
Age Restrictions
Ages 18+ Only
Event Location
Center for Puppetry Arts: Main Stage
Artist
Pablo and Efran Del Hierro

Identical twin brothers Pablo and Efran Del Hierro have been touring the world with their performances, parades, and protests. The self-described “beautiful nothingness” and “raw magic” they produce is an amalgamation of abstract body puppetry, dance, carnival, and improv. Join us as you stretch the limits of your imagination when you become a collaborator with Poncili Creación!


Galapagos George

Category
Show
Start Date
Tue, Jul 11, 2023
End Date
Sat, Jul 15, 2023
Times
10 AM and 1:30 PM (depends on day)
Event Location
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Artist
Barefoot Puppets

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. Who is George? He is a tortoise, a GIANT GALAPAGOS TORTOISE! Fall in love with the islands and this not-so-little tortoise!


The Big Bad, Little Red Pig Show

Category
Show
Start Date
Tue, Jul 18, 2023
End Date
Sat, Jul 22, 2023
Times
10 AM and 1:30 PM (depends on day)
Event Location
Roswell Cultural Arts Center
Artist
Lee Bryan "That Puppet Guy"

Look out! Little Red is ridin' into your 'hood and the Big Bad Wolf is working double-time in this twisted tangle of tales. Two childhood favorites have been cleverly "squished" together with a Big Bad Wolf to share in all the hilarious fun!


Old MacDonald’s Farm

Category
Show
Start Date
Thu, Jul 20, 2023
End Date
Sun, Aug 13, 2023
Event Location
Center for Puppetry Arts: Vincent Anthony Founder’s Theater

Taking care of a farm is hard work and Old MacDonald is away for the day, but the animals still need care as does the vegetables on the farm. That’s why we need you!  Come help out the newest farmhands on Old MacDonald’s farm as they learn about farm animals, their sounds, growing crops, and more!  This interactive show incorporates puppets, music, and good ‘ol fun to get your little ones laughing, moving, and singing!


Guild Meeting: Sunday, February 25th, 2024, 6:30 PM

Category
Guild Meeting
Start Date
Sun, Feb 25, 2024
End Date
Sun, Feb 25, 2024
Times
6:30 PM
Event Location
Center for Puppetry Arts

Our special guests will be the cast of PACKRAT by Concrete Temple Theatre!!
You are encouraged to see their show at 5:00 that Sunday. Ticket link:  https://ticketsales.puppet.org/38967/39284
As always, please bring pot-luck snacks to share and BYOB!
Show-and-tell is always encouraged (as time allows!)