CINDERELLA, NEW YEAR'S PUPPET SLAM and More Set for Great Arizona Puppet Theater thru Jan 2013


The Great Arizona Puppet Theater has announced its continuing holiday lineup for December 2012 and January 2013. Details below!

December 5-23
"THE LEPRECHAUN AND THE REINDEER": In this heart-warming musical, Pat O'Flynn the leprechaun is having a wee bit of trouble with his magic so he travels all the way to the North Pole to look for a job. There he makes friends with a baby reindeer and the rest is history! Recommended for kindergarten-3rd grade.

December 26-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. This production won the UNIMA-USA award for Excellence in Puppetry. Recommended for preschool-4th grade. ADDITIONAL 2PM SHOWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 26-FRIDAY, DECEMBER 28.

Friday, January 4 & Saturday, January 5
"NEW YEAR'S PUPPET SLAM": Part of an ongoing series of puppet shows for grownups, the Slam brings together cutting-edge puppeteers presenting new short works. Outrageous, moving, bawdy, controversial -- expect the unexpected! FEATURING GUEST ARTIST DOUG STRICH FROM NEW YORK. AGES 18+. $10 if paid AT LEAST 24 HRS. IN ADVANCE, $12 day-of-show. 8:00pm both nights.

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 includes both the show and the Ball. RESERVATIONS AND ADVANCE PAYMENT REQUIRED.

SHOWTIMES (unless otherwise noted): Wednesdays through Fridays at 10am; Saturdays at 10am & 2pm; Sundays at 2pm

PRICES (unless otherwise noted): $6 for children 2-15 yrs, $9 for adults

The Great Arizona Puppet Theater is located at 302 W. Latham St. in Phoenix. Please call 602-262-2050 for reservations, directions and additional information; also, visit the theater online at


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