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Upcoming Shows And Events

Tickets are $8 for children and $12 for adults. Children under 2 are free only with the purchase of another child's ticket. Members receive $2 off admission.

Adult-only puppet slams are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.

All tickets are purchased at the theater but advanced family reservations may be made by calling 602-262-2050 ext. 4. School and group rates must make arrangements in advance. Most of our shows in the theater are just under an hour.

Previews for some of our shows are available on the Previews Page.

The Three Wishes

Jul 10 - Jul 21, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Three Wishes

Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it! A kind-hearted woodcutter and his wife are granted three wishes by a wood elf, and use them in increasingly silly ways in this charming European folk tale told with hand puppets. Download the Study and Activity Guide here. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Run time approximately 40 minutes.

Old MacDonald

Jul 24 - Aug 11, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Old MacDonald

That famous farmer and his animal friends are singing their favorite song and having tons of fun. This delightful show is performed with rod puppets, features toddler friendly music, and is great sing-along fun. Download the activity guide here. Recommended for ages 2 - 8. Run time approximately 40 mintues.

My Pet Dinosaur

Aug 14 - Sep 1, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
My Pet Dinosaur

What happens when young Arthur gets a dinosaur egg for his birthday from his Uncle? Arthur and his pet parrot are in for a big adventure when the egg hatches! Find out what will happen in this adorable, funny, original show. Download the Study Guide here. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Run time approximately 40 minutes.

Rapunzel

Sep 4 - Sep 15, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Rapunzel

Our enchanting version of "Rapunzel" magically unfolds from an antique trunk. This beautiful tale is based on the original story The Brothers Grimm and is recommended for ages 5 and up.

The Three Little Pigs

Sep 18 - Oct 6, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Three Little Pigs

The big bad wolf and three little pigs are delightful to watch in this classic story told with large rod puppets and lots of fun music. Download the Study Guide here. Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Old MacDonald's Pumpkin Patch

Oct 9 - Oct 27, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Old MacDonald's Pumpkin Patch

This high energy, fun-filled Halloween show is great for the little ones! See the silliness ensue when all the animals on Old MacDonald's farm have to find a costume for Halloween. Told with hand puppets and rod puppets, this show has lots of sing-a-long fun. It's a Halloween treat! Recommended for ages 2 - 8. *Please note, the theater will be closed from November 1 - November 3*

Imagine This! 2019

Nov 6 - Nov 10, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 7pm, Sun 2pm.
Imagine This! 2019

"Imagine This" is not your average puppet show! This yearly event is comprised of 14 different stories written by kids, for kids. This is our favorite program to produce each year as it is always different and very exciting. Kenilworth elementary students write original stories and a panel of judges chooses the best to be made into shows by our professional puppeteers using a variety of puppet styles. Expect a high energy, creative show filled with some wild antics and originality! Recommended for ages 5 and up. Please note, there are no daytime shows on Saturday, there will be one evening show on Saturday at 7pm for ages 12 and up.

The Little Red Hen

Nov 13 - Dec 1, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Little Red Hen

Who will help the Little Red Hen with all the work it takes to get wheat made into bread? This sing-along show invites lots of audience participation and shares a valuable message about helping each other. Recommended for ages 2 - 8. *Please note, the theater will be closed on Thanksgiving day* Download the study guide here.

The Elves & The Shoemaker

Dec 4 - Dec 22, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Elves & The Shoemaker

Santa's elves come to help a poor shoemaker and his wife in this musical treat. Performed with large rod puppets on our biggest stage, this is a holiday experience for the whole family to enjoy! Best for ages 5 and up. Download the Study Guide here

The Princess, the Unicorn, and the Smelly-Foot Troll

Dec 26 - Jan 12, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Princess, the Unicorn, and the Smelly-Foot Troll

Our most popular original show is back! It's Princess Harriet's birthday and everyone is invited to join the party, except for the Smelly Foot Troll that is! What will happen when he feels left out of all the fun? This show is great for the whole family with plenty of singing, sparkles, and hilarity! Recommended for ages 3 and up. Download the Activity Guide here.

Cinderella

Jan 15 - Feb 1, Wed-Fri at 10am only
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
Cinderella

This beautiful show has become a GAPT classic. Come see the magic of the girl, the prince, and the glass slipper! Lots of laughs, gorgeous puppets, and a little bit of magic make Cinderella an audience favorite. This show was awarded the UNIMA-USA Citation for Excellence in Puppetry. Recommended for ages 3 and up. *Please note, Sunday, February 2 is a special event, Cinderella's Ball! See below for details.* Download the study guide here.

Cinderella's Ball

Feb 2, 2pm to approximately 4pm, Special Event.
Cinderella's Ball

You are invited to our most popular event of the year, Cinderella's Ball! Dress up like a princess or prince for this very special occasion! There will be a special showing of "Cinderella" followed by games, yummy snacks, puppet making activities, and some very special guests who will join us on the dance floor. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Members receive $5 off. Doors open at 1:30pm and the show begins at 2pm. Reservations are highly recommended as this event usually sells out. Please call 602-262-2050 to reserve space for your family.

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