Touring Performances

Bring the magic of puppetry to your school, library, or other venue! Our touring shows range in price from $495 - $850 and can be combined with workshops for an additional cost. 

For exact pricing and schedule availability, please contact Box Office Manager Paul Watkins at 617-731-6400 x 101 or e-mail boxoffice@puppetshowplace.org

Choose from the following shows:

Word Play Recommended for ages 3+ Clown around with the alphabet in this fun and interactive show! Learn More


Word Play

Recommended for ages 3+

Clown around with the alphabet in this fun and interactive show! Learn More

The Pied Piper of Hamelin Recommended for ages 4+ The town of Hamelin has a rat problem and there's only one person who can help!   Learn More


The Pied Piper of Hamelin

Recommended for ages 4+

The town of Hamelin has a rat problem and there's only one person who can help!   Learn More

Tall Tales: Stories and Songs from Old New England Recommended for ages 5+. In a whirlwind tour of New England's lesser-known folklore, audiences will discover a giant sailor, a fashionable bear, and the world's largest wheel of cheese. Learn More


Tall Tales: Stories and Songs from Old New England

Recommended for ages 5+.

In a whirlwind tour of New England's lesser-known folklore, audiences will discover a giant sailor, a fashionable bear, and the world's largest wheel of cheese. Learn More

Cardboard Explosion! Recommended for ages 5+ Join us for a one-of-a-kind puppetry experience! “Cardboard Explosion!” brings five original stories to life using nothing but cardboard and the power of your imagination. Learn More


Cardboard Explosion!

Recommended for ages 5+

Join us for a one-of-a-kind puppetry experience! “Cardboard Explosion!” brings five original stories to life using nothing but cardboard and the power of your imagination. Learn More


Touring Workshops

Workshops can be arranged for school groups, scout troops, camps, and after school programs for children 3 and up. All youth workshops include puppet making and performance techniques. 

Choose from the following workshops:

Construction Paper Mouth Puppets Mouth puppets are frequently seen on television and in toy stores, making them one of the most popular puppet styles. Using construction paper and simple materials, participants will create their own moving mouth puppet characters and learn how to make them speak.


Construction Paper Mouth Puppets

Mouth puppets are frequently seen on television and in toy stores, making them one of the most popular puppet styles. Using construction paper and simple materials, participants will create their own moving mouth puppet characters and learn how to make them speak.

Shadow Puppets Shadow puppetry harnesses the power of darkness and light to tell stories and bring characters to life. Participants will design and construct their own shadow puppet characters and practice animating them on a shadow screen. 


Shadow Puppets

Shadow puppetry harnesses the power of darkness and light to tell stories and bring characters to life. Participants will design and construct their own shadow puppet characters and practice animating them on a shadow screen.