Shows

Engaging. Original. Professional.

Barefoot Puppet Theatre tours to museums, theatres, schools, libraries, fairs, festivals, and community centers. We have a variety of shows for family audiences: some shows are best suited for larger venues, others for smaller venues; some for younger children, some for upper elementary and families. If you prefer to search by venue, you can do that, too! If you have questions, please contact us. We would love to help you find the perfect fit!

Our 2015-2016 Touring Repertoire

TTTrickster-anansi-with-hippo-and-rope-1024x591African Trickster Tales
Ages 4 & up

Can a spider defeat an elephant at tug-of-war? Overpower a python? Capture a cloud of hornets? With Anansi the Spider, world famous trickster, all things are possible…if you only have a plan! (More info…)

 

dreamtime-billy-and-mom-1024x667Dreamtime, Tales from Down Under
Ages 3 & up

Experience the magic of “The Land Down Under” in this performance inspired by Aboriginal folktales. A young platypus, Billy, has a tough time being nocturnal. (More info…)

 

GGGalapagos-baby-g-and-penny-1024x540Galapagos George
Ages 3 & up

Based on the true story of “Lonesome George,” this show tells the tale of a truly one-on-a-kind tortoise from the Galapagos Islands. (More info…)

 

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Ages 5 & up

Inspired by the classic tale of The Little Red Hen, this version reveals the truth about what really happened that fateful day when a chicken decided to bake a loaf of bread. (More info…)

 

LBLLittle By Little – COMING SOON!
Ages 5 & up

Shares a story of small acts that create a world of difference. Narrated by a “nutty” little acorn, this performance shares a story of regrowth after a devastating forest fire. (More info…)

 

Red-wolf-and-cookieLittle Red and the Gingerbread Man
Ages 5 & up

Two tales rolled into one! Join Little Red and she pursues a mischievous Gingerbread cookie through the woods to Grandma’s house. (More info…)

 

photo-og7Ooey Gooey Poetry
Ages 4 & up

Sometimes characters end up in sticky situations! This lively puppet show for young audiences features timeless classics including The Three Little Kittens and Little Miss Muffet. (More info…)

 

photo 4Wriggling Brothers Circus
Ages 3 & up

Designed to move around quickly at festivals and fairs, this performance is a take on the old-fashioned flea circus, but features earthworms and other creepy crawlies who walk the tightrope, do a high-dive, and even get shot from a cannon. (More info…)


Vegetables Destiny – COMING SUMMER 2016!
Ages 4 & up

Vegetables’ Destiny is a puppet show that tells the tale of a plate of vegetables that might not get eaten and celebrates the destiny of these edible characters as they grow through the seasons in the garden. (More info…)