The Nativity- Mesner Puppet Theatre
This celebrated annual spectacle comes alive again this December!
A cast of more than 40 puppets, including beautiful seven-foot puppets, live music and a choral accompiment grace the stage for this biblical enactment.
Next event12/6/2019 10:00 AM
Jingle Jamboree – Mesner Puppet Theater
Chipper chipmunk Randall P. Nutbutter is preparing for the biggest Christmas party ever...the Jingle Jamboree! Yet his holiday decorations, cookies and presents keep going missing. With the help of the audience and a cast of wacky characters, Randall solves the mystery just in time for the Jamboree to begin! Featuring favorite sing along songs and audience participation.
Next event12/11/2019 10:00 AM
Little Red Riding Hood:A Newfangled Prairie Tale – Mesner Puppet Theater
Based on the book by Lisa Campbell Ernst
Set amongst America's amber waves of grain, this update to the classic story finds Little Red Riding Hood, nicknamed for her beloved red sweatshirt, pedaling her bike to deliver muffins to her Grandma’s prairie home. A hungry wolf wants the muffin recipe for himself and hatches a plan to steal it from Grandma. Tractor-driving Grandma, of course, won’t put up with such nonsense and puts him to work in her kitchen instead! Based on the adaption by Kansas City-based author and illustrator Lisa Campbell Ernst.
Next event2/19/2020 10:00 AM
The Pied Piper of Hamelin – Mesner Puppet Theater
By CactusHead Puppets of Massachusetts
The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! Guest artists John and Megan Regan of CactusHead Puppets bring the story of The Pied Piper to life. Not only does the town find a musical solution to pest control, but the kids of Hamelin also teach the grownups a lesson about generosity. Told with multiple puppetry styles and plenty of dancing rats!
Next event4/22/2020 10:00 AM
The Cat Came Back – Mesner Puppet Theater
Based on the folk song made popular by Fred Penner, this performance tells the tale of Mister Johnson and a mysterious cat who keeps returning to his doorstep. Mister Johnson tries everything he can to get the cat to go away, from giving her to a pilot to sending her into outer space. The cat, however, keeps coming back!
Next event6/16/2020 10:00 AM