Thursday, December 22, 2011

January 2012: The Slampocalypse will not be televised!

Warm up your Winter Woes and kick off the New Year with a puppet slam or cabaret! Whether you see 2012 as The End, or a new beginning, one thing is certain: The Slampocalypse will not be televised! (unless of course you know of an affordable documentary film crew with a soft spot for performing objects)

New Year Slam #Phoenix
Friday, January 6th at 8:00PM
Saturday, January 7th at 8:00PM

Great Arizona Puppet Theater
302 W. Latham Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
(602) 262-2050
Facebook: Adult Puppet Slam
$8 Advance/ $10 Door

Arizona's quirkiest, edgiest puppeteers come together for some raunchy fun! Independent performers do short pieces, which are usually funny and always adult! Puppet Slam nights at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater are for guests 18+.

Puppet Slamwich #Baltimore
Saturday, January 14th at 7:00PM & 9:30PM

Black Cherry Puppet Theater
1115 Hollins Street
Baltimore, MD 21223

Pepito the Clown hosts performers from New Jersey, Brooklyn and Baltimore, including marionettes by Princeton Puppet People, worm songs by Laure Drogoul, a preview of Black Cherry’s new show, and captivating performances by Eric Avery & the Ragdoll Engine Collective.

The Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam #Seattle
Saturday January 14th at 8:00PM
Theater Off Jackson (Upstairs Gallery)
409 7th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 340-1049

Dreary as it is during Seattle's long Winter, we're drumming up a second edition of The Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam.  Gavin Cummins and Rachel Jackson return along with Elizabeth Westermann, Jenelle Weidlich, Beau Bond, and more!  

Blood from a Turnip #Providence
Friday, January 20th at 10:00PM
95 Empire Performance Collective
95 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
(401) 831-9327
Since the day Blood from a Turnip began in February of 1997, BfaT, as the salon is affectionately called, has offered professional puppeteers and those new to the art form an opportunity to present big stories, in miniature.

Puppet Showplace #Brookline
Saturday January 21st at 8:00PM

Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 02445
(617) 731-6400

It’s never too cold for puppets!  January’s Puppet Slam features live music and a new gender-bending puppet performance by Elephant Tango Ensemble, the magnificent Liz Joyce, and more!

UConn Puppet Slam #Storrs
Saturday, January 21st at 8:00PM

Studio Theater, University of Connecticut Department of Dramatic Arts
802 Bolton Road
Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1127
(860) 486-4025

See exciting and innovative works for puppets and objects by professional puppeteers from the Northeast, as well as new productions by students from UConn’s Puppet Arts Program

Puppet Playlist #NYC
Monday, January 23rd at 8:00PM
Tuesday, January 24th at 7:30PM & 9:30PM

The Kraine Theater
84 E. 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
(212) 777-6088
New York’s only all-original puppet slam returns. This month’s theme, by popular demand: The Beach Boys, featuring brand-new works of puppetry & musical interpretations by some of New York’s most exciting singer-songwriters!

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