Thursday, April 18 at 11:00 am
Tanglewood Marionettes’ production of Sleeping Beauty begins with a brief
demonstration of the art of puppetry. Through humorous interplay, the audience will
learn about various forms of puppets, from the simple glove puppet to the
A classic tale that appeals to children of all ages, Sleeping Beauty begins in
King Felix’s great hall with the celebration of Princess Aurora’s birth. The party
goes awry when the wicked witch arrives and curses Princess Aurora. Will the
curse come true? Will someone with a “true heart” appear? You will know when
you see Tanglewood Marionettes’ presentation of this beloved tale.
In this retelling, a painted story book opens to reveal each scene. Beautifully
hand-crafted marionettes are brought to life by a master puppeteer as the
dramatic events unfold.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended. Limited availability!
Founded in 1993, Tanglewood Marionettes is a nationally touring marionette company whose unique productions have been seen by hundreds of thousands of children and families across the country. With seven shows currently in their repertoire, the company performs year round at venues ranging from school assemblies to renowned cultural institutions.
More info: https://www.newtonma.gov/government/parks-recreation-culture/cultural-development/events-fairs-and-festivals/tanglewood-marionettes