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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 $8 for children and $12 for adults. Reservations can be made by calling 602-262-2050 ext. 4 at any time. The theater doors open a half an hour before show time.

This Week At GAPT


May 29 - Jun 16, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.

A hilarious version of the classic tale about the strange little fellow with the hard-to-guess name and the miller's daughter who must spin straw into gold. Rod marionettes and a little bit of magic make this show special for the whole family. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Run time approximately 40 minutes. Download the Study Guide here.

Jack and the Beanstalk

Jun 19 - Jul 7, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Jack and the Beanstalk

Our classic show, Jack and the Beanstalk , comes back once again this summer! This wonderful tale is told with hand puppets, unique scenery, a growing beanstalk, and our very own Giant. Download the Study and Activity Guide here. This show is great for ages 4 and up. *No show on Fourth of July - Theater Closed*

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

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GAPT is Arizona's largest, award-winning puppet theater. We are a non-profit organization that recently celebrated its 35th year of entertaining and educating students with fun, lively puppet shows. We serve a total audience of nearly 85,000 people annually, mostly children. Our historic building is open to the public year-round and puppeteers perform traveling shows pretty much anywhere. Please consider supporting us with a monthly or one-time gift. Your support keeps puppetry alive for the next generation.

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