Cinderella Coming to Center for Puppetry Arts May 29-June 10

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Center For Puppetry ArtsTears of Joy Theatre Presents Cinderella at the Center for Puppetry Arts May 29 through June 10. The Oregon puppetry group brings  a modern twists to the classic fairytale.

WHATCinderella  presented by Tears of Joy Theatre at Center for Puppetry Arts

Portland-based Tears of Joy Theatre brings to life the classic tale Cinderella as audiences have never seen it before! Travel back to the 18th century with this stylish musical adaptation of the beloved fairytale in which self-confidence and a little magic go a long way to help Cinderella achieve her dreams. Forced to be a servant in her own home and endlessly nagged by her stepsisters, Cinderella finds that her biggest obstacle is believing in herself. Fanciful puppets have a ball in this enchanting show that celebrates strength of character and the joy of dancing. Adapted by Mark LaPierre, Cinderella features music by Christopher Guardino, clever lyrics by LaPierre and stunning puppets designed by Mary Robinette Kowall. For more about Tears of Joy Theatre, visit http://www.tojt.org/.

WHEN: May 29–Jun 10, 2012
Tuesday – Friday: 10 a.m. and noon
Saturday: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., ans 3 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.                       

WHERE: Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

HOW:  Tickets for patrons two and older are $16.50 and include admission to the performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop (or Create-A-Puppet To-Go Kit), and all museum exhibits. Membership and group rates are available. ORDER TICKETS ONLINE AT http://www.puppet.org/ OR BY CALLING THE TICKET SALES OFFICE AT 404-873-3391.

For more information, please call 404-873-3391 or visit www.puppet.org

CREATE-A-PUPPET WORKSHOP

Included in the ticket cost is admission to the Create-A-Puppet Workshop, where visitors can experience the thrill of puppetry by creating their own Carriage Horse Rod Puppet or pick up a Create-A-Puppet To-Go Kit to continue the fun at home!

MUSEUM

Investigate all kinds of puppets in the Center’s permanent museum PUPPETS: The Power of Wonder as well as our exclusive exhibits featuring the work of Jim Henson. Also, be sure to take a look at the newest items in our collection in Passports: New Arrivals from the World of Puppetry.  Please visit http://www.puppet.org/ for more information on the Museum and Special Exhibits.