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__________   SHOWS  &  EVENTS    __________

UPCOMING 16MM FILM SERIES!

July 28, 1:30pm

A Musical Journey in Film

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From Scopitones to Soundies and beyond, we invite you to a rare showcase of music captured on film. Spanning decades and genres, including American Blues and Traditional Russian Folk Songs, we offer an international selection of performances, some of which are only available on 16mm.

admission is free, donation is greatly appreciated

 

Our NEXT show at the International Institute of Detroit

on October 5; 6; 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm

 Based on the ancient Japanese folktale of a poor but honest young man who saves the life of a wounded crane. The crane turns out to be a young beautiful woman with whom he falls in love. Out of gratitude, the Crane Maiden bestows upon him a fabric woven from crane feathers, which becomes a source of temptation in the hands of his rich and corrupt merchant neighbor. Tempting the young man to sell the fabric, the merchant makes him break the promise that he made to the girl. As a result, she becomes a crane again and flies away.  Representing Good and Evil are two spirits, who, battling for the soul of the young man, interfere in his life and even change his destiny.   

Based on the ancient Japanese folktale of a poor but honest young man who saves the life of a wounded crane. The crane turns out to be a young beautiful woman with whom he falls in love. Out of gratitude, the Crane Maiden bestows upon him a fabric woven from crane feathers, which becomes a source of temptation in the hands of his rich and corrupt merchant neighbor. Tempting the young man to sell the fabric, the merchant makes him break the promise that he made to the girl. As a result, she becomes a crane again and flies away.

Representing Good and Evil are two spirits, who, battling for the soul of the young man, interfere in his life and even change his destiny.

 


Vince Paul, Music Hall’s President & Artistic Director, notes that “as the downtown area real estate
becomes increasingly in demand, it’s imperative that our city’s non-commercial performing artists
be able to continue to present their work in the heart of the Entertainment District.
The artists of PuppetART create top-notch, finely crafted work that has been entertaining
children and families for some twenty years, and Music Hall is thrilled
to be able to help them sustain their success.”

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PUPPETART, DETROIT PUPPET THEATER, HAS BEEN ENTERTAINING
AND EDUCATING CHILDREN AND ADULTS FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS THROUGH ITS
THEATER, STUDIO, AND MUSEUM.  


 AT PUPPETART
THE APPRECIATION OF ART BEGINS!
"Our mission is to explore a variety of
cultures and to foster an appreciation of the

wisdom of traditions, the beauty of spirit,
and the art of diverse communities, through
puppet performances, exhibits, and classes".

 

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PUPPETART OFFERS PERFORMANCES, PUPPETRY CLASSES, AND MUSEUM EXHIBITS
THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN AREA. 

COME EXPLORE
THE MAGIC OF PUPPETRY!

                      

                     


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THEATER


THEATER

 

THEATER


THEATER

 

" pup·pet·ry


... the art of operating puppets, typically either by strings or rods controlled or by hand.
... theater for children featuring dance, puppetry, and music.

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PuppetART presents a repertoire of original performances based on fairy tales and folktales
from around the world.

Follow us as we perform around the town!

Schedule a performance for your school or group to experience the magic of puppetry first hand.

 

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STUDIO


STUDIO

STUDIO


STUDIO

Puppetry has two roots

SPIRITUAL & EDUCATIONAL.

Necessity to speak to divine power brought out totem & idols.
To pass along knowledge and wisdom people created puppets.

 

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MUSEUM


MUSEUM

MUSEUM


MUSEUM

PuppetART’s museum presents puppets from around the world as well as puppets related to the history of puppetry in Detroit. We invite you to explore our collection of puppets from all over the world and discover the history and artistic value each piece holds.

 

 Legendary Dragon Applesauce created by detroiter Ed Johnson.

Legendary Dragon Applesauce created by detroiter Ed Johnson.

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