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Welcome!

The Great Arizona Puppet Theatre welcomes you! We are open year round, performing shows at the theater Wednesday through Sunday.

See below for what's coming next or look here for the full schedule of upcoming shows.

Make sure to buy your tickets in advance.

Check out our Imagine This Project. This creative project gets the kids of Kenilworth Elementary School to write stories and craft puppets like professionals.


Guest Artist: PuppetArt Theater with Tommy's Space Adventure

Apr 17 - Apr 21, Thurs - Fri 10am
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Guest Artist: PuppetArt Theater with Tommy's Space Adventure

Fun and excitement rule the show as Tommy must protect is alien buddy from the evil Dr. Lost N Space.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: reserve here or call 602-262-2050.

Tickets are on sale right now.

The Arguement for Rod Puppets, A Workshop

Apr 20, 4pm Saturday.
The Arguement for Rod Puppets, A Workshop

Come play with Art and explore the versatility of the simple rod puppet.

Whether you’re a seasoned puppeteer on a curious beginner, join us for an immersive experience that will ignite your creativity and leave you inspired to bring your rod puppet characters to life!

Spots are on sale now! Buy your spot right here or call 602-262-2050 x 0.

About Art: Art has somehow cobbled together a quarter century long career as a full time puppeteer. Essentially lazy in nature, Art has relied on easy to build, easy to perform rod puppets since marionettes are hard and take way too long to make and glove puppets make him raise his arms too high.

Art Grueneberger

Puppet Art Theater co.

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Support Us

We are so proud of the work we do with our small staff of professional puppeteers and theater artists and we are excited to re-open our doors after over a year! Throughout the worst of the pandemic, we provided drive-in shows to families who needed a break out of the house to see live entertainment. While we are so happy to return indoors, we are still facing a large loss of income from limited school and child care performances and the likelihood of no school field trips in the coming year. Please consider supporting us today with a monthly donation of any amount. Every little bit helps!

Learn more about our mission and history here.

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