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The Great Arizona Puppet Theatre is open year round, performing shows at the theater Wednesday through Sunday. See below for showtimes and to know what is playing at the theater right now. Tickets are available at the theater for $7 for children and $10 for adults . Reservations can be made by calling 602-262-2050 at any time. The theater doors open a half an hour before show time.

This Week At GAPT

The Frog Prince

Mar 8 - Mar 26, Wed-Fri only at 10am
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Frog Prince

A spoiled princess learns how to be a friend from a frog in this cute show told with rod and shadow puppets. Recommended K and up. *This show will be on Saturday, March 25 at 10am and 2pm as part of the National Day of Puppetry*

National Day of Puppetry

Mar 25, 10 am to approximately 4pm.
National Day of Puppetry

One day only - come celebrate the National Day of Puppetry with a full day of puppet shows, parades, crafts, face painting, and prizes! We will have a parade and show at the top of every hour from 10am - 3pm with the event ending around 4pm. (See our home page for a full schedule of all the shows.) Tickets are only $10 per person and gives access to the entire event all day. You may come and go as you please. We will have snacks for sale from The Coronado Cafe.

See our full list of shows for more upcoming shows and events.

National Day of Puppetry


Schedule of Shows - March 25

Doors open at 9:30am. An interactive puppet parade will take place at the top of every show. Ongoing throughout the day there will be face painting, games, and crafts available as well as snacks for sale from The Coronado Cafe.

10am - "The Frog Prince" by Great Arizona Puppet Theater

11am - "Dan Dan the Puppet Man"- Marionettes by Dan Dold

12pm - "Sea of Imagination" by PuppetWorks of Peoria, AZ

1pm - "The Princess and the Pea" by Shaffer Production Arts

2pm - "The Frog Prince" by Great Arizona Puppet Theater

3pm - "A Fishy Tale" - Be a Puppeteer with Vicki Riske

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