The 10th Puppets in the Green Mountains Festival
Thu Sep 20th – Sun 23rd
This September 20–23, puppet theater companies from Wales, Taiwan, Canada and the United States will gather in venues throughout Brattleboro and Putney to offer performances, workshops, community dialogues, exhibits, keynote speakers, puppet slams and a range of other activities that celebrate puppetry while exploring themes of equity and inclusivity.
Choose from a wide range of events for all ages.
Louis Riel: A Comic-Strip Stage Play
RustWerk Refinery (Canada)
9/23, 4:30 pm, Next Stage Arts Project, Putney tickets
There are also special School Show presentations on
9/21, 9 & 11 am, Latchis Theatre, Brattleboro More info
Riel sits in a courtroom; a judge stands ready to sentence him to death by hanging.… Read the rest
A Hunger Artist
Sinking Ship Productions (USA)
Once cheered by thousands, the Hunger Artist is now forgotten by everyone except his one-time manager. What begins as a simple nostalgic story transforms into a startlingly inventive trip into the nature of memory, art, performance, and spectatorship, as told by the only person who remembers an artist whose act was simply… to hunger.… Read the rest
Mr Ruraru’s Yard
Puppet and its Double (Taiwan)
This contemporary Asian company brings a Japanese children’s book to life in an evocative piece about an old man who tries to keep his backyard tame and free of nature and its critters.… Read the rest
Babylon: Journeys of Refugees
Sandglass Theater (USA)
Seven puppets in need of asylum wash up on a metaphorical shore. The refugees come from Syria, Afghanistan, El Salvador, and Burundi, one is a voiceless caterpillar and one is a ghost from a war past who is still on her journey.… Read the rest
The Joshua Show: Episode 2
Joshua Holden (USA)
Spend your afternoon with The Ambassador of Joy and award-winning puppeteer, Joshua Holden. His new show, The Joshua Show: Episode 2, will cheer up even the grumpiest grump, like Joshua’s right-hand man, Mr.… Read the rest
Tickets go on sale in June.
Find out more at puppetsinthegreenmountains.com or call (802) 387-4051.