Urban Stages Family Series: Puppet Take Over

Urban Stages is continuing its family programing with three Sundays filled with puppets, poetry and endless fun for the whole family.

Urban Stages Family Series Puppet Take Over

The Dancing Guinea Pig: A puppet folktale from Peru.
Sunday November 3rd @ 1:30pm Craft, Play, Perform: Family Kickoff Day! (Ages 5-12)

This short puppet show is followed by a chance to work with our puppet masters to craft you own puppet and participate in a mini puppet performance!

Blown Away By Poetry
November 10th @ 1:30pm (Ages 5-12)

After Wendy Windstorm sneezes the poems out of Poetsville, she must embark on a journey to recover the town's lost verses. Along the way she learns abut rhyme, alliteration, and description from a series of helpful puppet poets. For the grand finale, young people in the audience write their own original poems, which they are then invited to perform onstage. Blown Away returns to Urban Stages after touring to BAM and Poets House last spring!

Lucy’s Question
November 17th @ 1:30pm (Ages 7 – 12)

A brand new musical from the creators of Blown Away By Poetry. Ten year old Lucy is on a scientific quest to find the answer to some very big questions. Along the way she encounters some strange fungus, a talking planet, and a host of other boggling realities. Join in on this puppet pursuit!

All shows begin at 1:30pm at Urban Stages (259 W 30 Street). Tickets are $5 (kids), $10 (adults), $30 (for a family of five). Reservations are suggested by emailing urbanstagesrss@gmail.com or calling 212-421-1380.

Now celebrating their 30th Anniversary, Urban Stages has been producing New York and World premieres on their Off-Broadway main stage and for 20 years Urban Stages’ Outreach Department has commissioned plays, workshops, and musicals to tour libraries, schools, and community centers throughout the greater New York area.

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