Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival

Chicago, Ill.


Hours: Jan. 19-29, 2017. Check website for schedule.
Admission: Ticket prices vary

The second Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival will showcase an entertaining, eclectic and eye-popping array of puppet styles from around the world. Marionettes, shadow puppets, Bunraku, tiny toy puppets, animated objects and other emerging forms of puppetry will all be on full display at Chicago's top cultural institutions, large and small, all over the city. In addition to public performances, visiting artists from around the globe will lead free, hands-on workshops, panel discussions, family drop-in events, late night Puppet Slams and special presentations on the history and craft of puppetry.


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