Folktales from Books

"Little Pig, Little Pig, Let Me In!"

Three Little Pigs build their houses of hay, wood and bricks - but will they withstand the Big Bad Wolf?

 

The classic tale retold with hilarious puppet pigs and a silly wolf - with an emphasis on 'being prepared'.

The Three Little Pigs

Big Bad Wolf at Bryant Park
Big Bad Wolf at Bryant Park

Photo by Jason Feliciano

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The Oldest Pig
The Oldest Pig

...he's kind of lazy

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The Pig meets the Big Bad Wolf
The Pig meets the Big Bad Wolf
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Tabletop pupet show

35-40 minutes long

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Goldilocks is a naughty little girl who does anything she wants and never cleans up after herself. What will happen when she sneaks into the Three Bears' house?

Lots of laughter!

 

The well-known story about one girl, three bears, finding friends and learning responsibility.

Goldilocks

& The Three Bears

Goldilocks is discovered!
Goldilocks is discovered!
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Goldilocks & The Three Bears
Goldilocks & The Three Bears
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The Three Bears and their porridge
The Three Bears and their porridge
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Tabletop puppet show

35-40 minutes long

School Activity Guide

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Two amazing Aesop's Fables!

It's a puppet show double feature with  'The Lion and the Mouse' and 'The Tortoise and the Hare'.

Each fable is highly interactive, plus we learn about forgiveness, the power of kindness, and good sportsmanship.

The Lion & The Mouse

(and other stories)

The Pangolin
The Pangolin

Puppet by Heather Piper

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After-show Q&A
After-show Q&A

Tortoise & The Hare Puppet by Heather Piper Performance at Simeone Park in Queens

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The Lion has a big mouth.
The Lion has a big mouth.

Puppet by Heather Piper

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Tabletop puppet show

35-40 minutes long

 

School Activity Guide

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Who Took the Cookies

From the Cookie Jar?

The classic children's song comes to life in this hilarious mystery show.

Join detective Mystery Max as he searches for clues to find whodunit. The audience will sing songs and call out to help Max find the missing cookies and solve the case.

Themes include making friends, saying sorry, and the scientific method.

Who took the cookies?
Who took the cookies?
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Mystery Max Investigates!
Mystery Max Investigates!
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Puppet show in a traditional puppet booth

35-40 minutes long

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"Who Will Help Me Make the Bread?"
 

The classic story of a Hen who needs YOUR help to make some bread! The Little Red Hen is an interactive play that gets kids moving their bodies, calling out and laughing! 

 

Every animal on the farm wants to eat the Hen's bread, but no one wants to help make it. We will learn the benefits of helping out and teamwork while exercising and singing along! 

The Little Red Hen

"Who will help me EAT the bread?"
"Who will help me EAT the bread?"
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The Little Red Hen and her bread
The Little Red Hen and her bread

Puppet by Z. Briggs

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Little Red Hen meets the audience
Little Red Hen meets the audience

Photo by Jane Kratochvil Puppet by Z. Briggs

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Tabletop puppet show

35-40 minutes long

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