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Blaque Berry Puppets

Bring a puppet show to your venue.  Blaque Berry Puppets features old favorites, folk tales and original stories for prechool-5th Grade aged children.  We also have shows for older audiences.  Do please check out our puppets in the photo gallery. These are hand puppet shows or, where indicated, Shadow Puppet Shows.

Current Shows:

What Does It Do?

The boy really wants the Widget the salesman offers--but what does the Widget actually do?  The young man gets a chance to see what the objects he desires affect his future...and ours?

The Secret of the Soil

Science meets "Alice in wonderland" as Farm Girl Sarah discovers how plants grow and tries to save her family's farm--and all the animals that live on or near it! This science-based show teaches audiences how soil health helps plants grow in your yard or on a farm. An entertaining story for Kindergarten and above.

 

TURTLE GRANTS A WISH Shadow Puppet Show

Turtle grants Sam a wish--one wish--after the boy helps Turtle. Sam goes to his parents, siblings and animal firends for advice on what to wish and even explores his dreams. All have something to tell him in very different ways. This original and eye-catching production features art by Sandra Ure Griffin and Daniel "digger' Romano and is suitable for all ages.. (Runs approximately 30 mins).

 

SWAN DANCE

Little Sean doesn't listen to his mother and laughs all the while he misbehaves  When he ignores her warning to stay away from the Swan Pond on a full-moon midnight, he sees an incredible transformation--and gets into deep trouble! (Runs approximately 35 mins.)

CITY MOUSE AND COUNTRY MOUSE

When rappin' city mouse DJ Jenny takes an unexpected trip to the farm, she finds a strange place and meets her county cousin, Clover. Can these two very different characters be friends?  Should Clover take Jenny's dare and visit the city?  This show is appropriate for young children and fun for all ages.

THE ANT & THE GRASSHOPPER Shadow Puppet Show

With exquisite shadow puppets created by local artist/children's book illustrator SANDY GRIFFIN. A timeless tale for all ages told in a unique format. Includes a comedy short, "The Hungry, Hungry Head." (Runs approximately 30 mins.)

PUSS IN BOOTS

The traditional fairy tale told in Blaque Berry style with hand puppets. Can that rascally Puss fool the KIng and the Princess and help his impoverished master? Includes live, original music... and an Oger! (Runs approximately 30 mins.)