library puppet shows

A fabulous thirty minute show, performed by Peter Brizzi (some shows run longer), full-time professional puppeteer with 30 years experience! After the performance, Peter takes down the curtain for a “behind the scenes” tour and puppet demonstration. Question and answer period afterward, time allowing.(Demonstration and q&a not available for holiday shows)

 

We offer original adaptations of classic tales.

 

Learning value for children

Experience of live theater performance.
Cultivate an appreciation of classical music.
Building of imagination through the visual/auditory experience of puppetry.
An introduction to the arts and specifically the art of puppetry.
Cultivate an appreciation of the English language.
Inspire children to read.
Male role-modeling  (an artistic, gentle male as opposed to the violent, self-absorbed male so often depicted in today’s culture).

Booking a library performance

Contact us directly by phone, fax, e-mail, or mail (Contact Us) for pricing and availablity.

Insurance
We carry a $1,000,000.00 liability policy.  Certificates of insurance are available on request.

Payment
Payment is due in full on the day of the performance, unless agreed to in writing at time of booking.


Technical requirements:

General:

We bring our own puppet stage.(Click here for stageplot) Our puppet stages are self-contained with their own lighting and sound systems. All we require is one outlet.

Requirements:

Pie-Rats of Penn’s Aunt, Just So Stories, Prince and Princess Show, Goldilocks and the Three Teddybears, Dragoon!, The Adventures of Spider and Fly!, Three Little Pigs, Grasshopper and the Ant, The Elves and the Shoemaker, The Night Before Chris Mouse

Set up space: 6 ft. wide by 6 ft. deep and 7 ft. high.
Room:Library room or multi-purpose room.
Type of show: Hand and rod puppet show.  Natural lighting or dimmed lighting if available.
Type and size of puppets: Hand and rod puppets, measuring from 18″-30″ tall.
Audience size: up to 350
Set up time: 30 minutes.
Strike time (break down): 15 minutes