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We have made several adaptations for today's times and we are excited to offer various oportunities for a great, educational puppet show. We are happy to offer field trips, safe touring shows, and streaming performances.
Please review the options and pricing below then call the theater at 602-262-2050 x 0 or email our office to discuss booking a show at a date and time that fits your needs.
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Field Trip to the Theater:
Field trips can be booked for any show scheduled in the theaterRESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
When: Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 10am, gate opens at 9:30am.
How Many: 25-150 children
How Much: Tickets are at the discounted rate of $8 per person with a free adult for every 10 kids. 20% of the cost is required 2 weeks in advance of the show.
What else: Make sure to show your best audience manners: stay seated and be quiet so that everyone can hear. We do not allow food or drink outside of water in the theater. The Margaret T. Hance park across the street is a wonderful place for a post-show picnic. Make sure to keep your food and beverages put away until you leave.
How to Schedule: Call 602-262-2050x0 or write to firstname.lastname@example.org
Advance reservations must be made by calling 602-262-2050 x 0.
Great Arizona Puppet Theater has a large repertoire of shows that can travel directly to your location.
Shows are designed for different sized audiences, age groups and curriculum goals.
Call the theater at 602-262-2050 x 0 to discuss your needs.
Shows for Audiences up to 80
Prices start at $275 for a single performance.
These shows feature a compact stage design that will easily fit in an empty classroom or library.
The puppeteer brings all staging and sound amplification for a small audience. Discounts are given for multiple shows in the same day/same location.
GOLDILOCKS, THE LITTLE RED HEN, OLD MacDONALD, THE THREE WISHES, THE MONKEY & THE PIRATE, MY PET DINOSAUR, JACK RABBIT & THE DESERT TORTOISE, and JACK & THE BEANSTALK.
Environmental award winners include CREEPY, CRAWLY, WILD & WOOLLY; HOTEL SAGUARO,; ZONER & THE DRIP; and ZONER’S WATER CYCLE.
Holiday titles include THE CHRISTMAS MOUSE, THE SELFISH ELF, A MONKEY CHRISTMAS, and SILLY BUNNY’S HOLIDAY SHOW.
Shows for Audiences up to 150
Prices start at $300 for a single performance with discounts for multiple performances on the same day/same location.
These shows may feature larger puppets, a more complex set, and multiple puppeteers. A large room is required to accommodate the staging and the audience.
JACK RABBIT & THE DESERT TORTOISE (large set); THE THREE LITTLE PIGS; RUMPELSTILTSKIN; THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF; THE PRINCESS, THE UNICORN & THE SMELLY FOOT TROLL; CINDERELLA; THE MONKEY & THE PIRATE (large set); THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT; RAPUNZEL; OLD MacDONALD (large set), THE LITTLE RED HEN (large set); JACK & THE BEANSTALK (large set); THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD; and THE BIG BUG CIRCUS.
Shows for Audiences up to 400
Prices start at $500 for a single performance with discounts for multiple performances on the same day/same location. These shows feature large stages and increased sound amplification. They require a large room to accommodate staging and audience. Some shows require an 11 foot ceiling. Titles include:
THE THREE LITTLE PIGS (large set); TROUBLE AT HAUNTED MOUNTAIN (requires darkened auditorium); THE FROG PRINCE; BABY BEAR GOES TO SCHOOL; and THREE LITTLE KITTENS: THE MEWSICAL.
The following shows are available to stream directly to your classroom! You will recieve a private YouTube link - one link per school - and you will have access to the recording for one week. We ask that you limit use for up to 5 classrooms. You may also request an optional live-stream Q&A with the puppeteer for an additional charge. More shows will be added soon. Please call or email us if you have a special show request.
Creepy, Crawly, Wild, and Wooly
This enviornmental award-winning show features stories about endangered species in Arizona - including the Arizona Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake, the California Condor, Sanborn's Long-nose Bat, and a desert tortoise. Performed with beautiful rod puppets, this show is recommended for ages 5 and up.
One of our most popular shows for young audiences, this timeless tale of the little girl who unexpectedly meets up with three bears and gets herself into big trouble.
The Monkey & The Pirate
A well-meaning Pirate gets into trouble with a rambunctious monkey who is very protective of his precious banana tree. This funny, original show is an audience favorite performed with hand puppets.
The Princess, the Unicorn, and the Smelly-Foot Troll
It's Princess Harriett's birthday and there's about to be a big party! What will happen when everyone is invited except for the Smelly-Foot Troll? This original musical shares a valuable message about kindness and understanding.
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