May Puppet Slams and Cabarets are happening in #NYC #Brooklyn #Valencia #Phoenix #Calgary #Seattle #Montréal #Providence #Brookline #Chicago #FtLauderdale #LosAngeles
Puppet Playlist #NYC
Tuesday, May 1st at 7:30pm & 9:30pm
The Kraine Theater
84 E. 4th Street
New York, NY 10003
Puppet Playlist slams brilliant puppeteers and talented musicians together for an evening of original works of puppetry inspired by Motown with live musical interpretations by some of NYC’s most exciting singer-songwriters
Great Small Works Spaghetti Dinner #Brooklyn
Tuesday, May 1st at 8:00PM
One Arm Red
10 Jay Street, 9th floor
10 Jay Street, 9th floor
Food and drink will be available throughout the night. Please come by and share stories of how you occupied your May Day!
CalArts Puppet Cabaret: Cirque Bezerk #ValenciaFriday, May 4th at 10:00PM
California Institute of the Arts, Graduation Courtyard
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
CalArts Puppet Cabaret is a community event that invites students from all schools within the Institute to present collaborative or individual work related to puppetry and/or object-based performance.
Adult Puppet Slam #Phoenix
Friday, May 4th at 8:00PM
Saturday, May 5th at 8:00PM
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
302 W. Latham Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
$8 advance/ $10 at the 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 and over.
Psycho de Mayo Dolly Wiggler Cabaret #Calgary
Saturday, May 5th at 7:30PM, 9:00PM & 10:30PM
Mount Royal Village
lower level - 880 16 Ave SW,
Calgary, AB T2S 0B7, Canada
It’s wild, it’s weird, and it’s always entertaining. The Dolly Wiggler Cabaret features short bits of brilliance from local, national and international animated object artists. Adults only.
Fussy Cloud Puppet Slam #SeattleSaturday, May 5th at 8:00PM
Theatre Off Jackson
409 7th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98104
We weren't kidding: The Fussy Cloud mission to entertain continues, just like these irrepressible drizzling days. We do not come in peace; there will be toy theatre. Your old favorites will be in the lineup, and some new hand-carved faces
Café Concret #MontréalMonday, May 7th at 8:00PM
Casa del Popolo
4873 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Montréal, QC, Canada, H2T 1R6
This bilingual soirée of experimental puppetry and object theatre features Quality Slippers; Lyndsay Love; Sarah Sabourin, Jasa Baka & Peter Nevins; Sarah Albu & Jeffery Stonehouse; Sinful Hags; Morgan Sea; Mamee’s Cheap Eats; Egotrip Productions; and music by Norvaisa.
Blood From a Turnip #Providence
Friday, May 18th at 10:00PM
Blackbox at 95 Empire
95 Empire St
Providence, RI 02903
Continuing it’s tradition of providing a stage for first-timers and old pros alike, BfaT presents, In May, first timers Michael and Francesca, who where told, “if you make it, we will show it”. They made it. We’re showing it.
Puppet Showplace #BrooklineSaturday, May 19th at 8:00PM
Puppet Showplace Theatre
32 Station Street
Brookline, MA 02445
You know what makes a great Mother's Day present? Tickets to a Puppet Slam. Nothing says "I'm grown up but still your kid" like an evening of puppet mayhem. Features Chad Williams and Z. Briggs of WonderSpark Puppets.
Mini Puppet Meltdown #Chicago
Monday, May 21st at 7:00PM
Eisenhower Public Library District
4613 N. Oketo Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706
This “Mini Meltdown” is exactly the same as our other Meltdowns but it’s a bit shorter. Running an hour this bite sized meltdown will showcase some of our favorite slam pieces of the Chicagoland area and beyond.
Puppet Rampage – The Slam #FtLauderdale
Saturday, May 26th at 9:30PM
World and Eye Arts Center
109 NW 5th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL.33301
South Florida’s Puppet Rampage explodes bi-annually in an uncensored blitzkrieg of puppet mayhem. While professional and novice puppeteers lob surrealism and satire, The Rampage gives special consideration to sideshow freaks, Burning Man Creatives and asylum escapees looking to perform.
Sunday, May 27th at 2:00PM
Downtown Independent Theater
251 South Main Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
$10 Public, $5 Members