Written and directed by HUGO BÉLANGER
Based on Carlo Collodi's classic
Once upon a time...there was a small piece of wood…carved by the old Geppetto, the rebellious, cheeky and careless Pinocchio discovers the meaning of growing up. To become a real boy, he will have to face Mangiafuoco, the terrible Puppet Master, suffer the malice of the Fox and his sidekick, the Cat, escape from Toyland and save his father from the belly of the giant fish!! Click HERE for artist's website. LU Undergrads attend for FREE, click for more info.
FREE Curtain Warmer | 4pm | Lecture: History of the Marionette by Doug Roysdon, Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre's artistic director, who has worked in schools for over 30 years providing shows, workshops and special educational programs. He has conducted over 60 artist-in-residency programs for the Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey Councils on the Arts. During these engagements, the group has explored dozens of ways puppetry can be employed as an educational tool in such academic areas as local history, science, health and creative writing.
COLOR with Crayola! Coloring tables will be setup in the lobby for budding crayon artists.