Holiday Shopping Guide

Happy Holidays, puppet fans! Our mission this season is to encourage interactive and engaging experiences with family and friends. Share the joy and wonder of live performance with your loved ones of all ages with these holiday gift tips from Puppet Showplace Theater.

1. Mainstage Tickets for Family Shows

"Peter and the Wolf" by National Marionette Theatre, December 22-24

"Peter and the Wolf" by National Marionette Theatre, December 22-24

Age Recommendation: 4 & up
Price: $8-15/person


When you bring a child with you for a puppetry performance in our intimate theater,  your gift impacts her development as a creative thinker. PLUS there is nothing more joyous during the holidays than the sound of a child's laughter!  Box office staff are happy to recommend the perfect show for you T: (617) 731-6400 x 101.

2. Gift Memberships

Age Recommendation: All ages!
Price: $50 to $250


Give the gift that keeps on giving! When you purchase a membership for your friends or loved ones, their household will receive priority seating, discounts on tickets, store purchases and more all year long! Members are also invited to special Members Only events throughout the year.

3. Digital Gift Cards

Age Recommendation: All ages
Price: $15 and up

 Our digital gift cards can be bought online, over the phone or in person at the theater. The best part? Digital gift card holders can redeem their gift online. A versatile gift, the cards can be used for any purchase at Puppet Showplace from tickets to puppets from our boutique gift shop.

4. Puppet Store

Age Recommendation: 3 & up
Price: 50c to $50

From the most adorable Folkmanis animal critters you can possibly imagine to your favorite Sesame Street characters, we have a comprehensive selection of puppets. Choose from finger puppets, hand puppets, and marionettes. And members receive 10% off all store purchases!

5. Workshops and Classes

Age Recommendation: 5 & up
Price: $20 to $150

Is someone on your holiday gift list artsy/crafty? Beginning in January, we offer classes and workshops for children and adults taught by professional puppeteers. Choose from a single session marionette workshop and multi-session classes in Shadow Theater taught by professional puppeteers!

6. Puppets at Night for Adults and Teens

Age Recommendation: 16 & up
Price: $10 to $15

That's right puppet fans, we have shows, classes and memberships for adults! Tickets to a Puppets at Night performance or Puppet Showplace Slam are only $10 if you are a member ($15 for non-members) and our Puppets at Night Members ($75) receive discounts on classes and workshops, plus TWO complimentary tickets to any Puppets at Night performance. What a great gift!

We look forward to seeing you at the theater!