The Wizard of Oz Lands Again at Center for Puppetry Arts

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Frisch Marionettes jazzes up this classic American novel

WHAT:            The Wizard of Oz by Frisch Marionettes of Cincinnati, OH

Back by popular demand after a sold-out first run at the Center! The Wizard of Oz is an American fairy tale! Frisch Marionettes’ adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s classic children’s novel celebrates our nation’s rich musical heritage as Dorothy travels down the Yellow Brick Road to find out why the Lion, Tinman, and Strawman are all singing the Blues. For more information about the company, visit http://www.frischmarionettes.com/.

WHEN:            October 8 – October 26, 2014

Wednesday – Friday: 10 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.

Saturday: 12 p.m. & 2 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.

Note: This production has no performances on Tuesdays. However, patrons may enjoy the Center’s Discovery Days: Asia programming, which is available October 7, 14 and 21.

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

HOW:              Tickets for patrons, ages two and older, are $9.25 (Members) and $16.50 (Nonmembers) and include the performance, museum admission, and the Create-A-Puppet Workshop (or To-Go Kit).  BUY TICKETS AT WWW.PUPPET.ORG OR CALL 404-873-3391.

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

CREATE-A-PUPPET WORKSHOP

With the all-inclusive ticket, visitors can also enjoy the Create-A-Puppet Workshop, where they create their own Cowardly Lion String & Rod Puppet, or pick up a Create-A-Puppet To-Go Kit to continue the fun at home! The workshop can also be purchased separately for $5.75.

MUSEUM

The all-inclusive ticket also admits patrons to the Center’s Museum. Explore the Center’s permanent museum exhibit PUPPETS: The Power of Wonder, as well as the latest special exhibit Cinderella’s Tightrope: Adapted Childhood Tales.  And, don’t miss the display detailing the Center’s upcoming museum expansion to house the definitive Jim Henson collection. Museum admission can also be purchased separately for $8.25 (FREE for Members). Visit www.puppet.org/museum for more information.