Special events are celebrating the art and mastery of puppets! See what’s happening in your Region.
States/Provinces: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, West Virginia, Western Ontario (Canada), Western Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
West Michigan Puppetry Guild – Sparta, MI
Tally-Ho! 2nd Annual Puppetry Festival
March 26, 2015, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sparta Middle School, 480 S State Street Sparta, MI
Facebook: West Michigan Puppetry Guild
Puppet Shows, Creative Puppet Making, Music, Puppet Sale and Much More!
Admission Cost • $10.00 per Family (4) • $5.00 per Person • Tickets also available at the door.
May 21, 2016, 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Livonia Civic Center Library, 32777 Five Mile Road, Livonia, MI Website: http://www.detroitpuppeteersguild.org/DayofPuppetry.html
States/Provinces: Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Saskatchewan – Manitoba (Canada), South Dakota
Peter and the Wolf
March 26, 2016, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm
New Stand Theatre, 111 East Third, West Liberty, IA
For further information or to reserve tickets to Peter and the Wolf, call 627-2487 (local call from Iowa City) or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre
– Minneapolis, MN
40 Years of MayDay in 3 Short Films
March 21, 2016, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Riverview Theater, 3800 42nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN
To purchase tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/40-years-of-mayday
States/Provinces: Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, New York City & Long Island, Virginia, Washington DC
CALLING ALL PUPPETEERS AND PUPPETS – New York, NY
Celebrate World Puppetry Day with AVENUE Q
Calling all professional and non-professional puppeteers of all ages – and their puppets – of all shapes and sizes!!! Meet you in Times Square!
March 21, 2016, 8:15 am – 9:00 am
The Red Steps in Times Square, located at 46th Street and Broadway
Please RSVP to Miguel at email@example.com
Teatro SEA – New York, NY
March 21, 2016, 7:00 pm
Teatro SEA @ The Clemente, 107 Suffolk St, New York
This event is endorsed by The North American Commission of UNIMA and UNIMA-USA.
For information and reservation please call 212.529.1545 or visit www.teatrosea.org
States/Provinces: Connecticut, EasternCanada, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Upstate NY (does not include NYC), Vermont
Puppet Showplace Theater – Brookline, MA
Puppets Around the World Series and Puppet Slam
In honor of the World Day of Puppetry, this March Puppet Showplace Theater celebrates stories and puppetry styles from across the globe. The series features performances for audiences of all ages, and culminates in a “World Day of Puppetry Slam” on March 19th.
Cambridge Public Library – Cambridge, MA
March 16, 2016, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Main Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA
Information at: www.cambridgema.gov
States/Provinces: Alaska, Alberta British Columbia (Canada), Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington
World Day of Puppetry Event
On March 20, 2016, two Seattle-based puppeteers will attempt to make puppets for 12 hours straight. They will then auction off the puppets they make on March 21st.
The 2016 Live Stream
Follow here, starting at 9am (PST) Sunday, March 20th:
States/Provinces: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee
The Puppet Guild of South Florida – Wilton Manors, FL
March 19, 2016, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Arts Bunker, Artserve At Equality Park, 2034 North Dixie Highway, Wilton Manors, FL
More information at: www.artserve.org/world-of-puppetry/
The Atlanta Puppetry Guild & Center for Puppetry Arts – Atlanta, GA
March 19, 2016 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Center for Puppetry Arts, 1404 Spring St NW, Atlanta
Reservations for shows: 404.873.3391
Free activities include Sock puppet making, Walk-around puppet characters, Demonstrations of puppetry styles with hands-on interaction (Courtesy of the Atlanta Puppetry Guild), Meet the Center’s mascot, Sockly and Toddler activity tables.
Special appearance by the Box Hero Corps www.boxheroes.com
States/Provinces: Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas