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Think puppetry is just for kids? That's crazy talk! Explore puppetry’s more mature side with our performances for adults and teens. Here, cute definitely doesn’t cut it. These shows are visually striking and thought provoking. Join us as we celebrate puppetry in all its many possible forms. Age recommendations vary by show. Advance purchase is highly recommended.
Adults may also enjoy our Family performances.

Download the 2013-14 Season Guide here.



Upcoming 2014-15 New Directions Series
Performances for Adults



2014 National Puppet Slam
By Various Artists
Aug 28 - 30, 2014
Ages 18 & up ONLY

Puppet Slam (noun): A curated collection of short-form pieces of adult puppet theater.

Experience the beauty, ingenuity, and hilarity of the best puppet slams from across the country.
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Anne Frank: Within and Without
Adapted by Bobby Box
Feb 18 - Mar 8, 2015
Recommended for ages 12 & up

This evocative telling of Anne Frank’s remarkable story examines the hopes, dreams, and inner strength that carried the young girl from day to day during Nazi oppression and persecution.
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D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks
By Sandglass Theater of Putney, VT
Mar 20 - 22, 2015
Recommended for ages 12 & up

This evocative performance explores the complex world of people living with dementia. A piece about play, joy, and communication.
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Xperimental Puppetry Theater (XPT)
By Various Artists
May 14 - 17, 2015
Ages 18 & up ONLY

What happens when artists of all disciplines join forces to create bold, original experiments in puppetry for adult audiences? XPT! Guaranteed to inspire, surprise, amuse, and provoke.
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Photo credits:
  • XPT: Stephanie Richardson

  • 2014 National Puppet Slam: Valerie Meiss
  • Anne Frank: Within and Without: © Center for Puppetry Arts
  • D-Generation: An Exaltation of Larks: Sandglass Theater
  • XPT: Lee Randall


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