Enjoy high quality puppet theatre in a small town atmosphere with Iowa's only professional puppet company!
We have scheduled a full season of shows and events for 2023-2024! Puppet Shows, Festivals, Birthday Parties, and Lots of Fun for All Ages.
Saturday Feb 24th 7:00 PM & Sunday Feb 25th 2:00 PM
Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre presents our annual Puppets and Pastries: Dessert Theatre For Adults, Saturday February 24th at 7:00 PM and Sunday February 25th at 2:00 PM at Owl Glass Puppetry Center, 319 North Calhoun, West Liberty, Iowa.
Age group: High School through Adult
SPRING BREAK SHOW March 13th 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
FREE (donations welcome)
Kate Shelley's Train Rescue tells the story of the Iowa teenager who, in 1881, saved the train from plunging to a watery death.
Age group: 5-95
EULENSPIEGEL 50TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EVENTS
During our birthday year, we will offer FREE events to the community, showcasing Eulenspiegel history with recordings of old performances and sharing of special memories with friends. Happy Hour events are for all ages and will include free refreshments.
Festival Date Saturday May 4th, 2024 starting at 10:00 AM
THE NEW PUPPETEERS FESTIVAL is an opportunity for amateur puppeteers to develop their own shows for performance in a festival setting. It is open to anyone who is young to the art of puppetry (kids and adults).
Age group: all ages
Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre is an excellent destination for your school field trips!
With shows that connect to the Iowa Core, include study guides, and take place in West Liberty's charming downtown park, our beautiful 1910 opera house, or Owl Glass Puppetry Center's intimate environment, these events are perfect for grades K-5.
2024 Summer Puppet Campfor ages 7-12
July 22nd-26th 2023
10:00 a. m. - 4:00 p. m. Daily
en español abajo
Join us for a week of fun with puppetry! Campers will learn many styles of puppetry and work together to build their own original puppet show with the guidance of our professional artists and staff.
Friday afternoon, Sept. 15, out-of-town puppeteers here for the Children's Festival will present workshops open to the public, puppeteers and non-puppeteers alike. Children in the West Liberty School district may attend the workshops free of charge. Specific times and subjects TBA. Contact us for details.
Age group: 7-adult depending on workshop
Friday, September 14, 7 PM
Every year, the evening before the children's festival, Eulenspiegel and Friends present a “Puppet Slam” at 7:00 P. M. A Puppet Slam is an opportunity to perform and watch short experimental and sometimes outrageous puppet vignettes that are geared towards teenagers and adults.
Age group: teens and adults