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Alice and Caterpillar Scene With Marionettes and Shadow Puppets

If you’re a fan of the various forms of puppetry, here’s a version of the Caterpillar scene from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland as performed by a trio of puppeteers who also work at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Manhattan’s Central Park.  For this clip, they use both marionettes and shadow puppets.  If the video doesn’t… [read full post]

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Alice-Themed Pinhole Photography Exhibition at Oxford Botanic Garden

We recently received the following note from Mabel Odessey, an American artist living in France: “Hello, I am contacting you about my current exhibition/installation at the University of Oxford Botanic Garden. the exhibition opened on Alice Day July 6 and will run till the end of August so there is still time to catch it!… [read full post]

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Salzburg Marionette Theatre Presents Alice in Wonderland

The Metropolitan Museum in NYC is hosting the U.S. Premiere of a 1 hour 45-minute version of Alice in Wonderland performed by the world-famous Salzburg Marionette Theatre as a holiday treat this December. Performances are Saturday, December 14 at 2pm and Sunday, December 15th at 3pm.  Tickets are $60 for Adults, and $30 for children…. [read full post]

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Marionettes for ‘La Guida di Bragia’ featured in Art Doll Quarterly

Lewis Carroll came from a large family, and got his start in children’s entertainment and storytelling by writing for and staging plays with his siblings. One surviving example is the puppet play La Guida di Bragia, dating from the early 1850’s. The LCSNA published the text in 2007 with illustrations by Jonathan Dixon – available here… [read full post]

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