17 Show Title TBA at 7:30 pm at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont
28 Snowmaiden at 4:30 pm at Fireside Flatbread in the main lodge at Bolton Valley Ski Resort as part of Vermont Week at Bolton Valley.
3 Handsome and Gretel at 11 am & 2 pm at the Vermont Flower Show at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction, Vermont.
16 Jack and the Beanstalk at 11 am for the Think Spring Festival held at Hyde Park Elementary School in Hyde Park, Vermont.
29 6:30 pm Culminating Residency Performance featuring four plays by Grade Three Puppeteers at Union Elementary School in Montpelier, Vermont.
April 2013 27 Handsome and Gretel at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall for the Vermont Maple Festival in St. Albans, Vermont. www.vermontmaple.org
27 Jack and the Beanstalk at 1:30 p.m. at City Hall for the Vermont Maple Festival in St. Albans, Vermont. www.vermontmaple.org
May 2013 3 Jack and the Beanstalk at 6 pm at Macomber School in Westport, Massachusetts.
22 Wasabi, A Dragon's Tale at 6 pm at the Monument Elementary School in Bennington Vermont. This show will feature an introduction by Monument puppeteers as a culmination of their No Strings puppetry residency.
25 The Hobbit at 1 pm as part of the Open Fields Medieval Festival in Thetford, Vermont. The festival runs from 11 to 3, and you can find out more at www.vtmedfest.com/
June 2013 9 A puppet extravaganza of the Joseph and his Dreamcoat story at 9 am at the Waterbury Congregational Church in Waterbury, Vermont.
22 Wasabi, A Dragon's Tale at 6:30 pm at the Old Town Hall in Brandon, Vermont.
28 Come see the culminating performance of the Hyde Park Puppetry Summer Camp at Hyde Park Elementary School. This is an evening show in Hyde Park, Vermont.
4 Show title and time TBA as part of Poultney Vermont's July 4 Celebration at the Elementary School in Poultney, Vermont
11 Show Title TBA at 12 noon at The Festival on the Green in Middlebury, Vermont.
17 Show and time TBA at the Carnegie Library in Turners Falls, Massachusetts.
19 Show and time TBA at Morrisville Elementary School in Morrisville, Vermont.
30 Show title TBA at 12 noon on the Green in South Royalton, Vermont.
2 Nick of Time at 7 pm at the beautifully refurbished Old Town Hall in the lovely Pond Village of Brookfield, Vermont.
13 Jack and the Beanstalk at 2 pm at the A.D. Lawton School in Essex Junction, Vermont. Supports the Brownell Library's Summer Reading Program.
18 Show and title TBA at Tweed River Music Festival, Stockbridge, Vermont. Check out the entire weekend at http://tweedrivermusicfestival.com/2013-tweed-river-music-festival/
31 The Snowmaiden at 1 p.m. on the Green in Northfield as part of Northfield Vermont's Labor Day Celebration.
September 2013 1 Title TBA at noon and 5 pm at the New World Festival in Randolph, Vermont.
14 Title TBA at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30 at the Adams Apple Orchard in Williston, Vermont.
15 Title TBA at 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30 at the Adams Apple Orchard in Williston, Vermont.
5 Title and time to come at the Oktoberfest in Morristown, Vermont.
30 Title TBA at 11 am at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Randolph, Vermont.
Here are more of our shows..........
Handsome and Gretel
With Handsome and Gretel No Strings Marionette Company serves up a scrumptious rendition of the fairy tale classic. A poor woodcutter and his family live at the edge of a deep forest. Sister Gretel works hard to help the family while brother Handsome has come to believe he can breeze through life on his good looks alone. Eventually lost in the forest, the children are sweetly lured to the candy cottage of a witch who has very poor eyesight. She is blind to Handsome's charms and places Gretel's life in mortal danger. A cast of fourteen hand-crafted whimsical marionettes lead this journey of never ending action, where the unexpected frolics in the familiar from the opening scene right on through to the last beat of music. Will Handsome discover his true potential in time to rescue his sister? Find out as you savor the tale of Handsome and Gretel.
Nick of Time
Suspend reality and take a trip that is truly out of this world. Join Astronaut Nick Eastman and his robot companion Glitch on a space mission to study black holes. After encountering a deep-space alien, Nick is sucked into a time-warp and explores many intriguing dimensions of puppetry. See if our time travelers can decipher the gravity of their situation and save Earth in the Nick of Time.
Nineteen exquisitely hand crafted marionettes are featured in one of Russia's most beloved folk tales. As Father Frost spreads Winter throughout the land, he comes across a most amazing sight. A perfect little maiden sculpted entirely of snow! Mother Spring breathes life into the figure, making dreams come true for a childless couple who embrace the Snowmaiden with a love as deep and wide as Old Mother Russia herself. Can love sustain this child of winter as the seasons change? This kind and gentle hour long performance is appropriate for audiences of all ages.
Field of Faeries
Isabelle Popinki is a girl with a mission! She aims to be a first class scientist and archaeologist in the Field of Faeries. In a vacant lot near her home in a Detroit suburb, Isabelle grows a garden of plants historically used to attract the Faerie Folk. On Halloween Eve, while other neighborhood kids costume themselves for Trick or Treating, Isabelle prepares to fulfill her lifelong dream � to actually meet a Faerie. Sanjeev Patil is a technological whiz kid. His aim this Halloween is to teach his friend Isabelle a lesson with a remote control fairy. The two are transported through a mushroom to the Land of Faerie, where they must help save this underground domain from a man-made menace.