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  Black Cherry Puppet Theater

Black Cherry Puppet Theater

Black Cherry Puppet Theater

Black Cherry Puppet Theater

Black Cherry Puppet Theater

Black Cherry Puppet Theater


Contact:
Michael T. Lamason & William B. Haas   
Phone: 410-752-72727
Fax: 410-752-7272
Email:
info@blackcherry.org
1115 Hollins Street • Baltimore, MD 21223-2555   
Website:
blackcherry.org

Touring puppets and shows at our home theater. Education program includes curriculum integrated performance residencies in elementary and middle schools.

touring show  The Sultan's Review
 
Duration: 30 minutes
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Audience Size: 50+150
Puppet Style: Marionette
Language(s): music
Personnel: 3
Stage Size: 12' x 12' x 10'
Description: The sultan and his daughter are entertained by a troupe of dancing trick puppets including The Grank Turk, stretch puppets, and a juggler.
touring show  Hansel & Gretel
  Duration: 30 minutes
Audience: Children/Family
Audience Size: 50+150+
Puppet Style: Marionette
Language(s): English
Personnel: 3
Stage Size: 12' x 12' x 10'
Description: The classic Grimm fairy tale retold with marionettes.
touring show  Billy Goats Gruff'kin
  Duration: 30 minutes
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Audience Size: 50+150+
Puppet Style: Marionette
Language(s): English
Personnel: 3
Stage Size: 12' x 12' x 10'
Description: The children's classic retold. The grass really is greener on the other side of the bridge.
touring show  A Hero's Cycle: Day of the Duck
  Duration: 30 minutes
Audience: Adult
Audience Size: 50-150+
Puppet Style: Marionette
Language(s): music
Personnel: 3
Stage Size: 12' x 12' x 10'
Description: A day in the life of our hero and his pet duck as they journey through a quest for a runaway balloon.
touring show  Requiem for a Landfill
  Duration: 15 minutes
Audience: Children/Family/Adult
Audience Size: 50+150+
Puppet Style: Marionette/object
Language(s): music
Personnel: 3
Stage Size: 12' x 12' x 10'
Description: A trash heap comes to life. Object theater, a manipulation of things not normally considered to be puppets.
workshop Engineering of a Puppet Show
  Leader: Michael Lamason
Duration: 10 one-hour sessions
Audience: Children
Max Enrollment Range: varies
Puppet Style/Skill Taught: Rod puppet, script writing, performance
Language(s): English
Experience Required: None
Space Size: Classroom with water
Personnel: 1-4
Tech Requirements: Performance space
Description: Curriculum integrated puppet making and performance residency.
workshop Teacher In-service Training
  Leader: Michael Lamason
Duration: 3 hours
Audience: Adult
Puppet Style/Skill Taught: Hand puppet, script development, performance, time management
Language(s): English
Experience Required: None
Space Size: Classroom
Personnel: 1-2
Tech Requirements: Performance space
Description: A brief exploration of methodology for integrating puppetry with the general curriculum. Also a great team building exercise.

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