April 21: Tanglewood Marionettes- “An Arabian Adventure”, doors 1:30/show 2pm. Tickets $4kids/$8 adults, tickets and info at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/338193
Featuring over a dozen beautifully hand-crafted marionettes and exquisite “story-book” style scenery, An Arabian Adventure tells the tale of a Persian prince who is thrown into a dungeon because of his love for a beautiful princess. The soundtrack features classical and traditional Middle Eastern Music.
The program is presented with the marionettists in full view, so that the audience can witness first hand the mechanics of puppet manipulation. Replete with clever stage illusions and lighting effects, An Arabian Adventure is an action-packed drama that is sure to delight audiences of all ages while introducing them to the magical world of puppet theater.
Founded in 1993 by Anne Ware and Peter Schaefer, Tanglewood Marionettes is a nationally touring marionette theater based in New England.