November 2016 - Children & Family

Hansel & Gretel

October 13 to November 18, 2016

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: 4 years old to adult

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380

http://www.thepuppetco.org

 


 

Humperdink's children's opera, full of magic, music and dazzling special effects. The puppets, lights, music and effects are all operated by Christopher Piper, who also performs all the live vocal characterizations. The production has long been a favorite of children and their parents, and is an excellent introduction to musical story for children.

 

Age recommendation: 4 years old - adult; Running time: 40 minutes.

 

Purchase tickets at www.thepuppetco.org

The Nutcracker

November 25 to December 30, 2016

Presenter: the Puppet Co.

Recommended Ages: 5 years old - Adult

Location: the Puppet Co. Playhouse

Admission: $12

Contact Phone: 301-634-5380

http://www.thepuppetco.org

 


 

A Washington tradition for 26 years, "The Nutcracker" is the story of Clara-Marie's favorite toy, and their adventures together in the Land of the Sugarplum Fairy. Music from Tchaikovsky's famous ballet blends with marionettes and costume characters to create this unique production.

 

Age recommendation: 5 years old - adult; Running time: 50 minutes.

 

Purchase tickets at www.thepuppetco.org