Puppets at First Night Boston 2014!

For the first time EVER, Puppet Showplace Theatre is producing a puppet festival as part of this year's First Night Boston festivities! Join us on New Year's Eve: Tues, Dec 31 at the Hynes Convention Center for an exciting line-up of amazing puppetry performances!

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Afternoon Family Festival

Room 207 - 1:15, 2:15, 3:15, 4:15pm
“Little Red Riding Hood (and Other Stories),”
by Andrew and Bonnie Periale, Perry Alley Theatre

Room 208 - 1:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30pm
“The Yankee Peddler: Stories and Songs from Old New England”
by Brad Shur and Chris Monti, Puppet Showplace Theatre

Room 209 - 1:45, 2:45, 3:45, 4:45pm
“Puppet Playtime with Bella Monster (and Friends!)”
by Brenda Huggins and Phil Berman, Puppet Showplace Theatre

Room 210 - 2:00, 4:00pm
“Midwinter Magic”
by Len Gerwick and Deborah Costine, The Gerwick Puppets

Convention Center Hallway and Room 210 – Ongoing
Roving performances and puppet demonstrations featuring The Dolly Wagglers, Spybird Theatre, Traveler’s Attic, and Foreign Landscapes Productions.

Puppets at Night 

Room 210
“First Night Puppet Slam”
Start times: 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30pm

Join us for Boston’s first-ever First Night Puppet Slam! This cabaret-style event features astonishing and irreverent puppetry acts in different styles, from elegant trick marionettes and elaborate shadow puppets to a Boston-themed Punch and Judy show. Featured performers include National Marionette Theatre, Puppet Master Jake, the Dolly Wagglers, and more!

Recommended for all ages, 13+.

Enchanted Vanity Set by Travis Lope