Aug 14–Sept 23, 2018

The Tortoise, the Hare & Other Aesop's Fables

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Rod Reiliy

Adapted for the puppet stage by Michael Haverty

Performance Dates

Aug 14–Sept 23, 2018

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Ages 2+

Reduced-Price Previews Aug 14 & 15

Aesop’s circus is in town and the animals are ready to take the stage in this cheerful, interactive production specifically designed for the very young.

Learning Themes: Classic fables, animals, story adaptation

Puppetry Styles: Body, Glove, Rod, Shadow

Create-A-Puppet Workshop™: Happy Hare Tabletop Puppet

Downstairs Theater

Come early to hear some of your favorite fables and to color a special puppet that you can use during the show!

 

Meet the Cast

Jimmica Collins (Cutie) is excited to be returning for her 2nd production with Center for Puppetry Arts! You may have seen her last summer as Mary Mary in Mother Goose! Other Atlanta credits include: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Fancy Nancy the Musical, Lyle the Crocodile (Synchronicity Theatre), The Bridges of Madison County (Aurora Theatre), Freed Spirits (Horizon Theatre), Company the Musical (Actor's Express), Oliver the Musical (Fabrefaction Theatre),The Old Ship of Zion (Essential Theatre), and Broken (Rising Sage Theatre). Jimmica holds a BFA from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. 

Matt Baum (Patootie) is thrilled to return to the Center for Puppetry Arts for another show! He has delighted Atlanta audiences of all ages in a variety of productions ranging from Shakespeare to musical theatre. Selected credits: Head to Toe, Waiting for Balloon, Dinosaur, Little Raindrop Songs, and Charlotte's Web at the Alliance; Peter Pan at the Center for Puppetry Arts; Making God Laugh and The Hound of the Baskervilles at ART Station; Inside I at 7 Stages; Lyle the Crocodile at Synchronicity. Matt lives in Decatur with his wife, Lucy, and has never been stuck in traffic.

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