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

Summer Class for Adults!

April 25, 2019

Puppets Aren't Just For Kids!

Once again, we are offering a week long summer puppetry class for adults! If you're a teacher, you can get 3 recertification credits through Mississippi Bend AEA! Or...you can take it for fun and personal growth. You'll write a group show, make puppets, rehearse, and perform. There's time built in for individual projects.

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The Big Election! Available for Touring!

June 4, 2019:

The Big Election! Fun, Fantasy, and Voter Education!

Who will win the big election for Leader of the Beasts? Will it be Benny P. (for Progress) Beaver or Terry E. (for Environment) Turtle? Listen to their stump speeches and decide who YOU want to vote for! But how about that colony of ants? There are a zillion of them; they could change the outcome! And Worm: will her vote count for anything? Madame Owl will keep you informed with her reports from the top of a tree!

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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!

The Big Election

Who will win the big election for Leader of the Beasts? Will it be Benny P. (for Progress) Beaver or Terry E. (for Environment) Turtle? Listen to their stump speeches and decide who YOU want to vote for! But how about that colony of ants? There are a zillion of them; they could change the outcome! And Worm: will her vote count for anything? Madame Owl will...

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Age group: 5-95
Curriculum Connections:
  • Civics
  • Folklore
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama

 

The Big Election

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