40th Anniversary Season: Summer Puppet Adventures!
UP NEXT: "The Pirate, The Princess, & The Pea" by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre
Wednesday July 23 - Saturday July 26, 10:30am and 1pm
Ahoy thar from Puppet Showplace Theater! You may know the tale of the Princess and the Pea, but what happens when a Pirate becomes part of the story? On this exhilarating quest for loot, tricks are played and wits are tested. Drop your ship's anchor in Brookline and see who finds the tremendous treasure first!
About the Show: In "The Pirate, The Princess, and the Pea," Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents a thrilling voyage chock full of sea monsters, shipwrecks, and mistaken pirate/princess identities. A pirate and a princess are on a treasure hunt, searching for the same clues. The princess stays one step ahead by tricking the pirate at every turn. But when the princess is in danger from a giant octopus, she quickly discovers the benefit of having a loyal crew! Featuring colorful scenery, multiple styles of puppetry, and original pirate songs, you won't want to miss the boat on this fun adventure tale!
About the Performer: Jamie Keithline and Bonny Hall formed Crabgrass Puppet Theatre in San Francisco in 1982 and have delighted audiences across the nation with their whimsical humor and puppetry ever since. Their performing venues have included the Detroit Institute of Art, the Smithsonian, Paper Mill Playhouse, Tribeca Performing Arts Center, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. They have been awarded two Citations of Excellence from UNIMA-USA, the highest puppetry award in the United States, and in 2009, Bonny Hall was awarded a Design Commendation from the Arlyn Award Foundation. Since 2001, Jamie and Bonny have been living in Halifax, Vermont, a tiny town in the hills near Brattleboro, where they continue to create their award-winning productions.
To purchase tickets, visit us at the theater, buy online, or call the Box Office at 617-731-6400 x101
This show is funded in part by the NEST program of NEFA, made possible with funding from the NEA Regional Touring Program and the 6 New England state arts agencies.