This delightful series has been entertaining children and families in Roswell since 1998. Now in its fifthteenth season, the Roswell Summer Puppet Series offers nationally-renowned puppeteers bringing all varieties of puppets and marionettes to the stage for a collection of whimsical and captivating performances.
Shows begin June 4 and will run until July 21. Show times are Monday – Saturday at 10 a.m. with additional shows Wednesday and Friday at 1 p.m. Cost for children ages 2-12 is $5, $6 for adults. Puppet-making kits specifically tailored to each show are available for purchase for $4 per kit.
The line-up of shows includes:
- June 4-9: “Rapunzel” presented by Paul Mesner Puppets
- June 11-16: “Wiley & the Hairy Man” presented by Paul Mesner Puppets
- June 18-23: “Sleeping Beauty” presented by Tanglewood Marionettes
- June 25-30: “Arabian Adventure” presented by Tanglewood Marionettes
- July 2-7: “Zany Zoo” presented by Lee Bryan AKA “That Puppet Guy”
- July 9-14: “Rumplestiltzkin” presented by Frisch Marionettes
- July 16-21: “Hansel & Gretel” presented by Frisch Marionettes
Tickets are available online for the Summer Puppet Series. To purchase tickets, go to the series website and select the performance you would like to attend. Tickets may also be purchased by cash, check or charge, 30 minutes prior to show time at the Cultural Arts Center.
The Roswell Cultural Arts Center is located at 950 Forrest Street. To learn more about the shows, call 770-594-6232 or log on to www.roswellpuppets.com.