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    BU Cinematheque: An Evening with Frank V. Ross

    Presented by Boston University

    October 24, 2014

    Boston University's Film and Television Department’s Cinemathèque is a series of meetings and conversations with filmmakers/televison-makers and free screenings of important, innovative films and television programs. Cinematheque is the department’s premiere screening series.

    There are few American independent filmmakers as passionate and prolific as Chicago’s Frank V. Ross. ...more


    The Hard Times of Woody Guthrie by The Dolly Wagglers

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    November 1 - November 2, 2014

    An American folk hero teaches a young friend about hard times and how to get out of them in this toe-tapping adventure tale. The Dolly Wagglers use their signature brand of wit, wisdom, and whimsy...more

    Migration by Golden Rod Puppets, Hobey Ford

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    November 6 - November 9, 2014

    “Migration” is an inspiring original story about a young Mexican girl, Beatriz, who draws on the incredible experiences of monarch butterflies, polar bears, and other migratory animals...more

    Of Bread and Paper by Finn Campman, Company of Strangers

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    November 14 - November 15, 2014

    This evocative piece transports audiences to a world made entirely of paper, where a poor refugee with nothing but a round of bread in his pocket tries to find his way home. Beguiled by a dream of...more

    Raccoon Tales created by Paul Vincent Davis, performed by Brad Shur

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    November 11 - November 16, 2014

    Journey deep into the forest with the trickster Ring-Around-His-Tail Raccoon as your guide! The animals in the forest are always getting into trouble playing tricks on each other. Will they ever...more

    Puppet Playtime for Toddlers and Tiny Tots

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    September 17 - November 26, 2014

    Puppet Showplace Theater's weekly interactive performance recommended for children 3 and under (and their grownups).

    Puppet Playtime is a fun, interactive performance...more

    The Yankee Peddler: Stories and Songs from Old New England by Brad Shur and Chris Monti

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    November 20 - November 30, 2014

    Have you ever wanted to sing along with a sea shanty? Or dive deep into a fox's den? Then come along on this a whirlwind tour of New England's tallest tales! Along the way, you'll help...more

    King Midas by Liz Joyce & A Couple of Puppets

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 4 - December 7, 2014

    A greedy king learns lessons of love in this delightful musical performance, inspired by a famous Greek myth. Award-winning puppeteer Liz Joyce brings a cast of colorful hand puppet characters to...more

    Velveteen Rabbit by Applause Unlimited (Christoper Hudert)

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 11 - December 14, 2014

    Margery Williams' classic children's book comes to life through puppetry, storytelling, song, and a magic trick (or two!) in this gentle, heartfelt production. "The Velveteen...more

    Cinderella by Tanglewood Marionettes

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 18 - December 21, 2014

    "Cinderella" is the classic story of a young woman whose good heart transports her from rags to royalty. Set in the eighteenth century and featuring a dozen lavishly costumed 30”...more

    Mr. Punch's Christmas Carol by Crabgrass Puppet Theatre

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 24 - December 28, 2014

    The celebrated hand puppet hero Mr. Punch stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in this rollicking retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Scrooge's bad attitude makes everyone around him...more

    Beauty and the Beast by the National Marionette Theatre

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    December 29, 2014 - January 1, 2015

    A handsome prince of the realm is changed into a hideous beast by an evil enchantment. The only way to reverse the spell is for someone to fall in love with him in spite of his appearance. Will a...more

    The Joshua Show by Joshua Holden

    Presented by Puppet Showplace Theater at Puppet Showplace Theater, Brookline

    January 2 - January 4, 2015

    Hailed as "The Ambassador of Joy" and "A Hipster Mr. Rogers," puppeteer Joshua Holden brings audiences a heartwarming story about friendship, confidence, and the value of being...more

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