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The Jungle Book

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21-04-2012 12:00:00 19-08-2012 12:00:00 America/New_York The Jungle Book | Every Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 and 2:30pm Rudyard Kipling's 1894 fables of India, with an original song score. Puppetworks Puppetworks

April 21, 2012 through August 19, 2012
Every Saturday and Sunday, 12:30 and 2:30pm
Park Slope
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Description: Rudyard Kipling's 1894 fables of India, with an original song score.

Address: 338 Sixth Ave.
Park Slope, NY 11215
Phone: 718-965-3391

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Venue Description: Founded in 1980 by a group of theater artists led by Nicolas Coppola, Puppetworks is a nonprofit puppet theater in Brooklyn that is committed to preserving and presenting classic puppet theater. Using hand-carved wooden marionettes, Puppetworks aims to remain as faithful as possible to the original material they enact, usually children's folktales and fairytales from the U.S. and abroad.

Puppetworks has performed with the Little Orchestra Society, St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble, the Orchestra da Camera, and the Brooklyn Philharmonic. The puppeteers finish every show with a behind-the-scenes demonstration, presenting the marionettes to the audience for closer inspection. The green main room, with a collection of the theater's puppets hanging from the walls, accommodates up to 75 people on weekends.

Puppetworks also visits schools to present various workshops, including puppetry?s history, classic trick marionettes, and creating your own project. Puppetworks offers space for private birthday parties for up to 50 people (both adults and children). This includes the current show and clean up.