Great Arizona Puppet Theater has announced its upcoming shows for the New Year, including Cinderella, Two Bad Mice and Goldilocks and the Three Sharks. Details below!
Now through January 13
"CINDERELLA": A beautiful girl, a wicked step-family, a fairy godmother, a handsome prince and transparent footwear all add up to true love, lots of laughs and happily-ever-after in this extremely popular version of the famous fairy tale, performed with elegant hand puppets. Recommended for kindergarten -- 4th grade.
Sunday, January 13
"CINDERELLA'S BALL": Dress up like a princess or prince for this very special event! After the 2pm performance of "Cinderella," stay for fun games, great activities, face painting and more! $10 per person includes both the show and the Ball. RESERVATIONS AND ADVANCE PAYMENT REQUIRED. The Ball tends to sell out quickly so make your reservations today!
"TWO BAD MICE": Two Bad Mice make big trouble -- and a big mess! -- in a dollhouse when a little girl and her dolls go out to play. This silly show, full of slapstick action, is based on the story by Beatrix Potter. Recommended for kindergarten -- 3rd grade.
January 30-February 3
**GUEST ARTIST** "GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE SHARKS": Guest Artist Puppet Art Theater of Sacramento, CA presents this delightfully funny twist on the classic tale. Goldilocks is a mermaid who finds trouble in an old sea wreck. Will she escape? Will she stop looking for adventure and go back to school? Find out in this magical black light show featuring colorful sea critters. Recommended for kindergarten -- 4th grade.
SHOWTIMES (unless otherwise noted): Wednesdays through Fridays at 10am; Saturdays at 10am & 2pm; Sundays at 2pm
PRICES: $6 for children 2-12 years old; $9 for adults
The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is located at 302 W. Latham St. in Phoenix. Call 602-262-2050 for reservations, directions and additional information; also, visit the theater online at www.azpuppets.org.