Monday, April 14, 2014

Bremen Town Muscians Sneak Peek!

Our new show, The Bremen Town Musicians, opens next week. Its going to be a really fun show, and seeing some puppet theater is a great way to spend a day during spring break!
Tickets are on sale now, here is all the info:

The Bremen Town Musicians
CactusHead Puppets tells the classic tale of a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster who set off on a journey together to start new lives as musicians, and the exciting adventures they have along the way.

Performances at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA
Wednesday, April 23 through Friday, April 25
11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:00 am and 1:00 pm
$5 (Members $4.50); Museum Admission extra


Order tickets by phone at 413-658-1126.

We are using both shadow puppets and rod puppets in this show, and have some quick pictures of the rod puppets to share.







Check back for more pictures from the show soon, including the shadow puppets. Hope to see you at one of the shows!

Friday, February 14, 2014

Pied Piper Performance 2/15

We are excited to perform The Pied Piper of Hamelin tomorrow (2/15) at 11am at the Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities in Southbridge, MA! Ticket prices and more info can be found on their website: http://www.qvcah.org/puppet-and-marionette-shows/



Later in the day, we will take part in the Holyoke Winter Carnival Night Parade. More info on that event here. We'll share some pictures of the parade here next week!


Monday, January 13, 2014

2014 News and Announcements

Hope everyone is having a great 2014 so far! We had a wonderful time performing at The Carle in December (as we always do!), and are now gearing up for our upcoming events this year.

Our big news is that our new show this spring will be the Bremen Town Musicians! We are in the early stages of planning the show, but you can look forward updates and pictures of the building process over the next few months. For now, here is the info about the opening week performances:

The Bremen Town Musicians
CactusHead Puppets tells the classic tale of a donkey, dog, cat, and rooster who set off on a journey together to start new lives as musicians, and the exciting adventures they have along the way.

Performances at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Wednesday, April 23 through Friday, April 25
11:00 am and 2:00 pm
Saturday, April 26, 2014
11:00 am and 1:00 pm
$5 (Members $4.50); Museum Admission extra

After these performances, The Bremen Town Musicians will be available to book as a touring show.

Speaking of touring shows, we are now booking performances for winter/spring 2014. Please contact us at cactusheadpuppets@gmail.com if you are interested in scheduling a performance or workshop.

We also have a few dates already booked if you'd like to come out and see a show!

2/8/2014- The Tale of Juan Bobo
1pm at Holyoke Heritage State Park 221 Appleton St. Holyoke, MA
This performance is part of the Holyoke Winter Carnival, which we are very pleased to be part of. You can find out more about the carnival here: holyokewintercarnival.org

2/15/2014- The Pied Piper of Hamelin
11am at  Quinebaug Valley Council for the Arts and Humanities 111 Main St, Southbridge, MA

2/19/2014- The Tale of Juan Bobo, workshop to follow
2pm performance,workshop 3:00 – 3:45 pm at Avon Free Public Library 281 Country Club Rd., Avon,CT .

Friday, November 22, 2013

Tickets for Little Red Riding Hood On Sale!

Tickets are on sale now for our performances of Little Red Riding Hood at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art on Dec. 27th and Dec 29th! Tickets are $5 each, and can be purchased over the phone at 413-658-1126.

Here is the performance schedule for both of those dates: 

12/27/2013- Little Red Riding Hood
11:00am & 1:00pm, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA (tickets $5)

12/29/2013- Little Red Riding Hood
1:00pm & 3:00pm, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA (tickets $5)


We hope lots of you get a chance to come out and see the show! 


Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Fall Schedule Update!

Hello!

We hope everyone is having a wonderful fall so far! We've just updated our Upcoming Performances Schedule with these new dates:

10/16/2013- The Tale of Juan Bobo
1:30pm, Newfield Branch Library in Bridgeport ,CT

10/16/2013- The Tale of Juan Bobo
6:00pm, Burroughs Saden Memorial Library in Bridgeport, CT

11/14/2013- Little Red Riding Hood
3:30pm, Winchester Public Library in Winchester, MA

11/20/2013- The Tale of Juan Bobo
10:30am, Mason Square Library in Springfield, MA

11/20/2013- The Tale of Juan Bobo
3:30pm and workshop to follow, Indian Orchard Library in Springfield, MA

12/27/2013- Little Red Riding Hood
11:00am & 1:00pm, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA (tickets $5)

12/29/2013- Little Red Riding Hood
1:00pm & 3:00pm, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA (tickets $5)


Come join us for one of these shows, or email cactusheadpuppets@gmail.com to book at show near you!

Monday, August 19, 2013

Little Red Riding Hood Shows Aug. 25th

We will be performing one of our favorite shows, Little Red Riding Hood, again this Sunday, July 25th, at 1pm & 3pm, at The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA. Tickets are $5 each, and you can purchase them at the door or over the phone at 413-658-1126. 

These are our last performances at The Carle until winter, so now is your chance to come see a great show and enjoy the summer!


Monday, August 5, 2013

Two Performances of The Tale of Juan Bobo Next Week

We had a wonderful time performing Just So Stories last weekend, and it was great to meet so many nice people after the shows!

This week we are getting ready for our performances of The Tale of Juan Bobo at two Connecticut libraries. Here is the info for those shows:

8/12/2013- The Tale of Juan Bobo, 6:30pm, Cheshire Public Library, Cheshire, CT
8/14/2013- The Tale of Juan Bobo, 6pm, workshop to follow, Woodbridge Town Library, Woodbridge, CT

Please contact the libraries to register if you are interested in attending the performances.

The Tale of Juan Bobo
Meet Juan Bobo! He always tries to do the right thing, but often makes mistakes. For Juan even the smallest task can lead to the silliest of results. But can Juan Bobo's seemingly foolish actions end up saving the day?