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The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is currently offering online and drive-in entertainment! Our drive-in shows are presented on a limited basis to keep our puppeteers safe in the heat and to ensure a good view of the show for everyone who comes down. Check out the upcoming shows to reserve your spot at our next drive-in!

We have several short videos with easy puppet crafts for you to do at home and fun sing-alongs featuring our favorite characters on our Facebook Page and YouTube Channel - view one of our favorites below! We hope you can join in and keep having fun with puppets at home!

Due to the changes that COVID-19 has forced upon us all, the Puppet Theater is facing an extremely difficult financial situation. If you are able to give, please consider donating here today any amount will help.

You can also support us by purchasing Gift Cards to be used in the future for yourselves and loved ones! These are a great way to support us now and get a little treat in the future!

This Week at GAPT

Please call the theater at (602) 262-2050 for current shows and special events.

Support Us

We are so proud of the work we do with our small staff of professional puppeteers and theater artists. We are devastated to have had to close our doors and stop performances for the first time in 37 years due to the Coronavirus outbreak. We are doing our best to continue our mission during this time, however we need community support more than ever to keep going and help make up for the loss of income that we are still facing.

GAPT is Arizona's only theater offering year-round puppet shows and has been operating since 1983. We provide entertaining and educational shows for students and have been named The New Times "Best Entertainment for Kids" and "Best Children's Theater."

Great Arizona Puppet Theater serves a total audience of nearly 85,000 people annually, mostly children. Our historic building is typically open to the public year-round and our puppeteers perform traveling shows at schools, libraries, child cares, and community centers all over Arizona and beyond! Now we are finding new ways to reach our audiences through digital media and drive-in shows and we hope to be able to perform for you soon! Learn more about the history of the theater and our landmark building here.

Please consider making a donation today or setting up a monthly gift to ensure our historic venue continues to serve Arizona families well into the future.

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