Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Postive Peers Polar Playhouse!

Shows at 7pm & 9:30 pm
Friday, December 9th, 2011
doors open 1/2 hour before each show!
Watch the youtube trailer HERE!

Positive peers is a friendship initiated art collective featuring talented artist from different genres! Get ready for a fun-filled wintery evening show! "Polar Playhouse" will feature music, puppets, dancing, storytelling, audience participation, sing-a-longs, costumes, and most of all, love! Featuring musical guests: The Creepers! Positive Peers: Jake Logan, Kevin Sherry, Emily Cumberland, Hannah Logan, Jordan Hudkins, Nicole Snead, Bryan Minnich, Shelbi Maietta, Katie D'Angelo, Gregory Berry

Friday, November 18, 2011

News from our friends at Puppet Underground in DC!

In solidarity with the Occupy movement, Puppet Underground has teamed up with folks at Occupy K Street to bring you this year's roving cabaret spectacular...
Occupy Kabaret Street!
Show starts at 12:30PM
Tours of Occupy K Street at 12pm
WHERE: Meet at the Statue in McPherson Square (15th and K St NW), Washington, DC
COST: Suggested Sliding Scale Donation $5-$15

Historical characters and roving musicians will lead you from Occupy K Street to other locations downtown with significant grassroots organizing history where you will see puppet shows and musical acts that will start your heart a-pumpin'! Join us to celebrate social justice movements in an exciting cabaret that will send you running to your nearest General Assembly! Wear comfortable shoes, be prepared to walk, and we invite you to stay after the show for OccuPie eating at our Occupy After-Party!

If you arrive late and we've left McPherson, call 646-734-6705 to find out where we are!


-Bread and Puppet Theater is coming with their newest show... about the Occupy movement! One of the oldest activist street theater troupes in the country, Bread and Puppet can make you laugh, make you cry, and make you want to occupy!

-The Occupy Wall Street Puppetry Guild lends us the fabulous puppeteer and musician Jo Robin, who will bring a paper circus of economic proportions!

-Puppet Underground will present a new show about a local organizing struggle to make housing a human right. The show will take us from a look into the past through to the present and into the possibilities of the future!

-The Shadow Senators will be performing a song and cranky show!
-Quique Aviles brings us a performance from his one-man show "Los Treinta"!
-Zein Elamine will share his poetry about DC!
We are looking for volunteers to bake pies and to usher! If you're interested in doing either, contact Janelle

We are a puppeteer's collective in DC committed to using art and performance to support movements and grassroots organizing for social and economic justice. We offer community art workshops, street theater shows, puppets, stilters, and help developing creative organizing strategies. We also do occasional public performances and bring touring puppet shows to DC.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Puppet Slamwich 5: Croque Monsieur edition! Oct.15, 2011

Alexander D'Agostino, Baltimore, MD/Horseboy

David Greenfieldboyce, Washington, DC/ Ruby Creek

C. Ryan Patterson, Rachel Valsing and Mary Pulcinella of Porch Puppets, Baltimore, MD/Millions of Cats

Chuck Green & Members of BROS. Baltimore, MD/ The Pelican Brief

Marianne Ross, Washington, DC/ The Medicine Show

Geppetta, Philadelphia, PA/ The Light Bearer's Nightmare

view all the photos HERE