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Announcements

 Events for Teens and Adults!

January 21, 2022

 Events for Teens and Adults!

      Join us Thursday, January 27, 7:00 PM for another round of Handmade Puppet Dreamsa series of short puppet films collected and curated by Heather Henson (Jim Henson’s daughter). Before the pandemic, Eulenspiegel screened several volumes of Handmade Puppet Dreams. This is the latest collection, all films created during the pandemic, called Dreamscapes Volume 1. These films are aleays surprising and fun and sometimes thought-provoking. We'll be joined that evening by Alex Griffin, one of Heather's colleagues, who grew up in Fairfield, Iowa! Masks are required and seating will be at half capacity.

     Saturday, February 19, 7:00 PM, and Sunday, February 20, 2:00 PM, join us for Puppets and Pastries, Dessert Theatre for Adults, a favorite annual event, live again after 2021's evening was virtual. Enjoy puppets, music, poetry, storytelling, and delectable desserts! See Monica's memoir puppet piece about the beginnings and vicissitudes of Eulenspiegel! Narrated by Monica and Head Puppet Alfred Schulz. Masks and proof of vaccination (or negative test) are required and seating will be at half capacity.

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A Fun New Show!

April 11, 2021: A fun new show!

THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS

This handsome fellow is one of the stars of our new show. He's joined by a donkey, a dog, and a cat, some plot twists, and an adventure! This beloved Grimm's fairy tale jumps into the 21st century with live music-guitar and piano-by Laura Kittrell.

It's large and tall enough to be presented as a Drive-In show, and you can listen through your car radio! Supported by an Artsdollar$ grant from Quad City Arts, it's available for booking at a very reasonable price. Contact us before the grant money is all used up!

 

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Our Shows

Shenanigans: Animals in Charge!

Eulenspiegel Puppets performs a brand new show featuring the fun adventures animals are having while humans are limiting their community contacts. Based on true stories of animal antics during a pandemic, with a lot of imagination thrown in.

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Curriculum Connections:
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Folklore
  • Art 
  • Music
  • Drama

Shenanigans: Animals in Charge!

Bremen Town Musicians

Eulenspiegel Puppets presents a new adaptation of The Bremen Town Musicians, a beloved Grimm’s fairy tale! In this version, Till Eulenspiegel’s donkey retires and makes common cause with a bluesy hound, a rockin’ rooster, and a jazzy cat.

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Age group: 3-93
Curriculum Connections:
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Folk Literature
  • Aging
  • Teamwork
  • Danger from scammers

Bremen Town Musicians

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.

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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

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Eulenspiegel Puppets

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Contact us:

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