Center for Puppetry Arts presents Teatro SEA in La Cucarachita Martina (Martina the Little Roach)
The Society of Educational Arts Inc. (SEA), New York City's premier bilingual arts-in-education organization and Latino Theatre Company for young audiences, presents La Cucarachita Martina. This well-known tale originated as an oral tradition and was later adapted to literary form.
Teatro SEA will have audiences laughing, singing and loving Martina! When Martina discovers a penny and buys a tin of face powder, suddenly everyone wants to marry her. But what this lady roach wants is friendship, kindness, thoughtfulness and sharing. Join Teatro SEA for a bilingual (Spanish/English) tale that's as cute and silly as Martina herself.
The event takes place from October 5 - 16, 2011; Wednesday- Friday: 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m., Saturday: 12 p.m. & 2 p.m. and Sunday: 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. at the Center for Puppetry Arts
For more information, call 404-873-3391 or visit www.puppet.org.
Included in the ticket cost is admission to the Create-A-Puppet Workshop, where visitors can experience the thrill of puppetry by creating their own Little Roach Hand Puppet or pick up a Create-A-Puppet To-Go Kit to continue the fun at home!
Investigate all kinds of puppets in the Center's permanent museum PUPPETS: The Power of Wonder as well as our exclusive exhibits featuring the work of Jim Henson. Also, be sure to take a look at the newest items in our collection in Passports: New Arrivals from the World of Puppetry. Please visit www.puppet.org for more information on the Museum and Special Exhibits.
Tickets for patrons two and older are $16.50 and include admission to the performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop (or Create-A-Puppet To-Go Kit), and all museum exhibits. Membership and group rates are available.