Sleeping Beauty at Center for Puppetry Arts September 26 to October 7

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Center For Puppetry ArtsA timeless classic and a chance to win a better night’s sleep

WHAT: Sleeping Beauty by National Marionette Theatre at Center for Puppetry Arts

Join hero Prince Stefan as he sets out to rescue the princess Aurora, and her family’s kingdom, asleep for almost one hundred years. Told from the prince’s point of view, this adaptation of the much-loved fairy tale combines beautifully crafted marionettes with the timeless music from Tchaikovsky’s ballet.
Patrons attending Sleeping Beauty are eligible for a dream come true in the form of a better night’s sleep. The Center for Puppetry Arts, the Mattress Firm, and Simmons are partnering to offer a new queen-sized Simmons’ Beautyrest mattress set to one lucky winner. Patrons of the show are automatically entered to win when they purchase their tickets. For full contest rules and regulations or to enter online, visit: http://www.puppet.org/about/special_offers.shtml. Entries can also be submitted without purchase either online or at Mattress Firm locations around Metro-Atlanta.
WHEN:  September 26 – October 7, 2012
Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturday: noon  and 2 p.m. Sunday: 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

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

HOW: Tickets for patrons ages two and older are $9.25 for Members and $16.50 for Nonmembers and include admission to the performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop (or Create-A-Puppet To-Go Kit), and all museum exhibits. Group rates are available. Order tickets online at www.puppet.org or by calling the ticket sales office at 404-873-3391.

For more information, call 404-873-3391 or visit www.puppet.org/perform/sleepingbeauty.shtml.

For more about National Marionette Theatre of Brattleboro, VT, visit http://www.nmtshow.com/.

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 Wise Owl Marionette 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 and Passports: New Arrivals from the World of Puppetry, as well as our exclusive Jim Henson exhibits.  Visit http://www.puppet.org/ for more information on the Museum and Special Exhibits.