Meet the Eulenspiegel Puppets!

You can come to us or we can come to you.

The Eulenspiegel (OIL-N-SPEEGEL) Puppets delight audiences with a large repertoire of international folktales and historical fiction, including Sal Fink, Catfish Wrangler, The Amazing Adventures of Willy the Woolly, Stories and Cuentos, Little Red Riding Hood, and many others.

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Announcements

Calling all Puppeteers and Puppet Aficionados!

April 3, 2018: Once again, Eulenspiegel has been asked to host the Great Plains Puppet Train, Puppeteers of America's regional festival for the Great Plains Region! Remember 2012, when the town was flooded with 90+ puppeteers from 22 states and Indonesia? Well, this year's festival is shaping up to be every bit as exciting! Join us Sept. 13-16 for shows and workshops galore!

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Eulenspiegel featured on Greetings from Iowa!

July 5, 2018: Greetings from Iowa is a postcard from America's heartland – personal, firsthand stories of the colorful people, places and experiences that make Iowa great. Eulenspiegel is honored to be the most recent subject of this series. Watch the whole video or various clips here.

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Our Shows

Appleseed!

Eulenspiegel Puppets performs a brand new story about Johnny Appleseed's true adventures and his relationships with the settlers, the Native Americans, and the animals and plants around him. The story goes on to tell about  other apple heroes, including Henderson Luelling, who traveled across the US from Iowa, across the Rocky Mountains to Oregon, with a wagon loaded with 300 growing apple...

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Age group: 5-95 (best for K-6)
Curriculum Connections:
  • History
  • Iowa History
  • Nature
  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Music
  • Theater

Appleseed!

Uncle Rabbit's Adventures

 

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Age group: 4-94
Curriculum Connections:
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Nutrition
  • Plant science
  • Character Counts
  • Bilingual education
  • World Folklore

Uncle Rabbit's Adventures

Peter and the Wolf

Listen to Prokofief's beloved music as you watch Peter outsmart the wolf! Eulenspiegel Puppets use beautifully crafted large tabletop puppets and rod puppets to tell this classic tale of a young boy, his grandfather, his pets, and the creatures that live in the meadow and the forest.

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Age group: 4-94
Curriculum Connections:
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Social Studies
  • Folk Literature

Peter and the Wolf

Freedom Star; Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad

Freedom Star: Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad uses near lifesize handheld puppets, rod puppets, shadow puppets, and hand-dyed scenery to tell a dramatic and moving story, based on local history, of a young girl who escapes from a farm in Missouri and makes her way through Iowa on her way to freedom.

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Age group: 8-adult
Curriculum Connections:
  • History
  • Iowa History
  • Music
  • Art Drama
  • Character Counts

Freedom Star; Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad

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Eulenspiegel Puppets

Hiring information

Contact us:

(319)-627-2487
monica@puppetspuppets.com
319 N. Calhoun St.
West Liberty, IA