September is going to be a busy month! If you like puppets and fun stories, come check out our work at any of the following venues:
September 15, 2012: Alexandria Story Festival
TC Williams High School, 3330 King St. Alexandria VA: 10am-1pm. FREE
Wit’s End Puppets will be performing a NEW show called Wise Tales and Foolish Tongues on the Cafeteria Stage at 12:35. This show tells several stories about Mulla Nasreddin, a character from Middle Eastern folklore. There will also be lots of authors reading, crafts to do and prizes to win! Come celebrate reading and stories with us!
September 22, 2012: Family Fun Day, Chevy Chase Library
Chevy Chase Library 8005 Connecticut Ave Chevy Chase MD: 10:30-11:30am FREE
Wit’s End Puppets will be performing our series of Ananse tales for all ages as part of this fun day for kids and parents. Come enjoy the trouble that this little spider gets into as he tries to satisfy his enormous appetite!
September 29, 2012: FIGMENT DC, The Yards
The Yards Park, Washington DC (Navy Yard Metro) 11am-8pm FREE
We are thrilled to be part of the inaugural project FIGMENT DC, an interactive arts experience with music, dance, visual art, storytelling and silliness. Everything is free and participatory, encouraging spectators to create art and community. We will share our Personal Puppet Show and give audience a chance to watch or perform with our tiny puppets. Come experiment with us!
October 6, 2012: Chinn Park Regional Library
13065 Chinn Park Drive Prince William VA: 2-3pm FREE
Wit’s End Puppets will present a remount of our 2011 show The Malachite Palace in English and Spanish as a celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. A princess lives in a malachite palace, but is inspired to free herself with the help of a little yellow bird. This story is adapted with permission from the picture book by Alma Flor Ada and is told with a combination of shadow puppets and marionettes.