Summer 2019 Connecticut
Puppet Happenings

June14th-15th National Puppetry Conference Performances at The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford at 7:00 pm.   For tickets please visit www.theoneill.org pr call 860-443-1238 starting on June 5th.


**June 15th Connecticut Guild of Puppetry’s Annual Potluck Picnic and Membership Meeting at The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford at 3:30 pm**

June 20th Nappy’s Puppets at Acton Public Library in Saybrook at 6:30 pm 

June 22nd Walkabout Puppetry by Sova Theater at the Arts & Ideas Festival on the New Haven Green from 5:30-6:30pm

July 3rd  “The Emperor’s New Clothes” by Lionheart Puppet at New Britain Library in New Britain at 10:00am

July 11th “The Reluctant Dragon” by Lionheart Puppets at New Canaan Library in New Canaan at 3:30 pm

July 13th “Aesop’s Fables” by Tuckers’ Tales Puppet Theatre at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs at 11:00am and 2:00 pm.  Please contact 860-486-8580 for tickets

July 18th “Jack Tuesday” by Lionheart Puppets at Wallingford Public Library in Wallingford at 3:30am

July 20th A Woodland Cinderella by Deborah Costine Nature Puppets at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs at 11:00am and 2:00 pm.  Please contact 860-486-8580 for tickets

July 20th Nappy’s Puppets at Huntington Branch Library in Shelton at 11:00 am 

July 25th “Brave Little Tailor” by Lionheart Puppets at Jefferson Branch Library in New Britain at 11:00am


July 27th Nappy’s Puppets at Mansfield Public Library in Mansfield at 10:30 am


July 27th Cinderella in the Wild West by Robert Rogers Puppet Company at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs at 11:00am and 2:00 pm.  Please contact 860-486-8580 for tickets

July 8th-12th, “Shadow Puppetry” by Sova Theater, a summer camp for Ages 8-15 at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists.  Visit rgoa.org for more information.

August 3rd Sheldon Explains It All: Under the Sea! by Zach Broome at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs at 11:00am and 2:00 pm.  Please contact 860-486-8580 for tickets

August 5th “The Reluctant Dragon” by Lionheart Puppets at Hall Memorial Library in Ellington at 1:30pm

August 5th Nappy’s Puppets at First Congregational Church in New Milford at 2:00pm

August 6th “The Reluctant Dragon” by Lionheart Puppets at Seymour Library in Seymnour at 10:30 am


August 10th Judy Saves the Day! by Sarah Nolen at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Storrs at 11:00am and 2:00 pm.  Please contact 860-486-8580 for tickets

If you know of any puppetry related events in the state that
you would like to have added to our listings please contact
mleonard@ctpuppetry.org