Don’t miss this fun-filled night of short form adult and experimental puppetry!
Admission is free! What a bargain! Although we will gratefully and humbly accept your donations to support the artists.
Come see short, fun, experimental puppet shows by Vashon Island and Seattle artists. Our puppet slam gives us a chance to be fearless, have fun, collaborate, and create new work on a regular basis. Slams traditionally feature adult puppetry. Our slam is unique in that, working side by side with our grizzled, veteran puppeteers, we feature children puppeteers in our line up, and kids are welcome to come and enjoy the show. But be forewarned, while there are no overtly pornographic shows, and nothing that we expect will scar your children for life, it’s not what you have come to think of as “family friendly.” We avoid that kind of insipid, cutesy pap. You can expect Slovakian folktales, witches, and esoteric clowns, death by freezing, death by fire, and death by wrath of god, not to mention a little Kafka thrown in for good measure. 9-year-old writer/director, Daniela, presents “The story of the Mushroom King.” And there will be a 5th grade report on the flight patterns of the American Crow, which quickly spirals into madness. We encourage you to drink beer while you enjoy the show!
To learn more about puppet slams across the nation, and the history of puppet slams, check outhttp://puppetslam.com/
This is the first in a series of Puppet Slams. If you are interested, and would like to get involved, or present a show at a future slam, please contact Adam Ende, founder and janitor of Jawbone Puppet Theater, at 347-455-5558.