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Pied Piper of Hamelin and Paper Bag Puppet Workshop

  • East Lyme Community Center 41 Society Road East Lyme, CT, 06357 United States (map)

Come see The Pied Piper of Hamelin hosted by the East Lyme Puppetry Project and then make your own puppet in a Paper Bag Puppet Workshop after the show!

1:o0pm- Pied Piper show

2:00pm - Paper Bag Puppet workshop

The Pied Piper of Hamelin

The town of Hamelin has a rat problem, and there's only one person who can help! CactusHead Puppets brings the story of The Pied Piper to life in this comedic, updated adaptation of the traditional folktale. Not only does the town find a musical solution to pest control, but the kids of Hamelin also teach the grownups a lesson about generosity. In the end, the townspeople all come together in celebration. Join puppeteers John and Megan Regan as they present this classic tale, told with multiple puppetry styles, and plenty of dancing rats!

Rod Puppet Workshop

This workshop is great for younger groups. We start with a demonstration of a moving mouth puppet, and show all the participants how they can use their bare hand as a moving mouth puppet. We provide materials and instruction for each participant to make a simple moving mouth puppet using a paper bag and construction paper. Once the puppets are complete, we put on a short group song performance. 

 Please visit the the East Lyme Puppetry Project's facebook page for more information on both programs.

Earlier Event: October 28
Monster Circus at the Monster Arts Project
Later Event: November 17
Little Red Riding Hood