The Snow Queen
A Miniature Marionette Show!
Eulenspiegel's adaptation of this beloved Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale uses delightfully crafted miniature Bohemian marionettes that interact on the pages of two extra-large pop-up storybooks. The story follows Gerda as she travels to the ends of the earth to save her best friend, Kai, from the Snow Queen. Along her way she meets a host of eccentric characters from a naughty little robber girl to a magical flower lady to a talking crow. The cast also includes a flamboyant storyteller who relates to the audience as well as the puppets. A feast for the eyes and the heart!
This show was developed with the support of a grant from the Puppeteers of America Endowment Fund.Curriculum Connections:
- Character Counts (esp. Responsibility, Trustworthiness, and Caring)
- Folk and Fairy Tales
- Victorian Literature
- Girl Power (Feminist Studies)
More from Eulenspiegel
Great Plains Puppet Train!May 20, 2022
Great Plains Puppet Train!
The Puppet Train is rolling into West Liberty again this September! For the...
Exciting New Community Show!April 11, 2021: An exciting new community show!
It’s time to produce another community puppet show!
Each year—pre-pandemic—Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre...
The Emperor's Nightingale
Wednesday, December 28, 2022, 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
Summer Neighborhood Tour 2022!
Saturday, July 9, 2:00 PM
Great Plains Puppet Train
Sept 8-11, 2018