Wednesday, February 22, 2017

March 11th 2017 Puppet Slamwich!

Poster Design by Raven Reyes

An evening of Puppetry and Performance for Grown-ups! 

Join us Saturday March 11th for our next Puppet Slamwich at 
Black Cherry Puppet Theater!

Two shows at 6:30 and 9:30pm 

This Slam's Musical Guest: Canopy

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

November 12th Puppet Slamwich!

Our next Puppet Slamwich is 
Saturday November 12th
6:30pm & 9:30pm 

​Two Shows, One Night Only
at Black Cherry Puppet Theater
1115 Hollins Street

Tickets are now available online

Musical Guest: 

Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

June 4th Puppet Slamwich

TWO SHOWS at 6:30 pm and 9:30pm

(Please note the new earlier time for the first show!)
@ Black Cherry Puppet Theater 
1115 Hollins St., Baltimore MD 21223
Tickets are $10, $8 for Seniors/Students

Doors open 1/2 hour before each show! 
Seating is general, cozy and limited!

Monday, February 22, 2016

March 12th Puppet Slamwich!

Saturday March 12th 
shows at 7pm & 9:30pm
Doors open about a 1/2 hour before each show!

Two Shows One Night Only! 

We are stoked to present sweet crankies and bluesy puppets,
mysterious shadow plays and storied wizgadgetry
with Baltimore based Leaves of my Heart, Marie Claire,
Anna R-G, Schroeder Cherry, Alex & Olmsted (Takoma Park),
Donna Oblongata (Philly), traveling almighties Sugar & Spice,
and the musical foot stomping and radical brass of
the Barrage Band Orchestra!
Come on out to the coziest little puppet theater
in Charm City, folks!

Wednesday, February 3, 2016


Chicago's Puppet Slam - Nasty, Brutish, and Short - seeks experimental puppet theater for our March 28 cabaret. Artists from all disciplines are encouraged to apply with short-form puppet and object based theater for adult audiences. This is a platform for taking risks and exploring new ideas and possibilities. The cabaret seeks to encourage new and experimental work and foster artistic exchange between puppet artists of different generations and mediums.
Deadline for submissions is March 7, 2016. Early submissions are encouraged!

Submit here:

-Please send 3 images of your piece (or past work, if you don't have current images) to:
-Performances longer than 8 minutes will not be considered. Please time it.
-You must be able to set up and strike the show within a few minutes.
-Each piece will have 20 minutes to tech the afternoon of the show.

Artists will receive a cut of the door and digital photos of their performance. Early submissions are encouraged! This event is funded in part by IBEX Puppetry and the Puppet Slam Network . It is produced with the generous support of Links Hall.

If you have thought about touring through Baltimore, considered stepping onto our stage, or have a new act to share, let us know! Send an email to including the following:
***your name
***the name and approximate length of your act
***a brief description
***any photos or video of your work!

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Save the Date! January 16th Puppet Slam!

Saturday January 16th
7pm & 9:30pm
Doors open about a 1/2 hour before each show
Two Shows One Night Only!
Tickets available online NOW!

The January slam features a glorious lineup of performers, including fan favorites and those new to the Black Cherry stage!

We are thrilled to present Anatar Marmol-Gagne (Connecticut), Drapetomaniacs (Baltimore), Dirk & Sequoia Joseph (Baltimore), Never Bird Theatre (Baltimore), Katherine Fahey (Baltimore), Schroeder Cherry (Baltimore and DC), Chris Puls (Baltimore) and Bernie Beauchamp (Reno)! Baltimore's Hob's Project joins us as our musical guest. Get ready for mysterious southern folk tales, love duets, string theory and spell-binding shadow puppets set to live music! All at the coziest little puppet theater in town!