The Puppet Co. & Applause Unlimited of Richmond, Virginia will present Tales of Beatrix Potter at Glen Echo Park, January 19-February 11.They will present three of Potter’s favorites, “Two Bad Mice,” “Jemima Puddle-Duck,” and “Jeremy Fisher.” As Christopher Hudert tells the stories, they “come to life through the everyday activities of a young girl as she dreams and plays alone in her room.” The show is recommended for Ages: 3 - 9 years old.
Image below: Two Bad Mice, Jemina Puddleduck and Jeremy Fishershare their stories at the Puppet Co. Playhouse.
The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park will present Beauty & the Beast – “the classic romantic tale of a handsome prince, and his love, Beauty, set in a great forest in old Russia," February 16-March 25. The show will feature “Imaginative settings and beautiful costumes in a large-scale marionette version of the story.The award-winning show has played to children and families nationwide & is recommended for Ages 5 to Adult."
The Puppet Co. at Glen Echo Park will present Little Red Riding Hood & The 3 Little Pigs March 29-May 12.The production tells the classic tale - in rap - from the wolf's point of view.The show has been called “one of The Puppet Co.'s funniest productions,” and it includes lots of audience participation! The show is recommended for Ages 3 years old to Adult.
Image below: The poster for Little Red Riding Hood & The 3 Little Pigs
Adventure Theatre MTC at Glen Echo Park will present Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, based on the book by Judith Viorst, illustrated by Ray Cruz & directed by Cara Gabriel, February 9-March 31.It’s the story of a boy who is having a very bad day in every way possible. The show is recommended for all ages.
Image below: The logo for "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"
Imagination Stage will present The Princess & The Pauper—A Bollywood Taleby Anu Yadva, inspired by the Mark Twain classic & directed by Janet Stanford on the Lerner Stage, February 10-March 18.Set in long ago India, the tale “shows how the common people work long hours to support the luxurious lifestyle of those in the palace.”