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Galapagos George

baby g with big cheesy grinRunning Time: 50 minutes
Puppet Styles: Hand, Rod, and Shadow
Audience: Grades K-6 and family audiences
Recommended audience size:
Up to 350 (theatres with fabulous sightlines may accommodate more). A raised stage is required for audiences above 100 persons.

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. Who is George? He is a tortoise, a GIANT GALAPAGOS TORTOISE! Watch George grow up among sea turtles, lizards, hungry goats, sea lions, and dancing birds with blue feet. As you visit his island, you hear the true story of the last tortoise to be found on Pinta Island in the Galapagos archipelago. Fall in love with these islands…and this not-so-little tortoise! For more information, click here!

Little Red & the Gingerbread Man

Red-wolf-and-cookieRunning Time: 25-40 minutes
Audience: Ages 2-8 and families
Recommended audience size: Up to 225. (A raised stage is helpful for audiences over 75 persons.)

Two tales rolled into one! This show combines two well-loved, classic tales to create an original, fun-filled romp through fairy tales. Join Little Red and she pursues a mischievous Gingerbread cookie through the woods to Grandma’s house. Original music, snowy scenery, and everyone’s favorite Big Bad Wolf make up this seasonal favorite for our youngest audiences. Available November through February. For more information, click here!

New Squid on the Block

Running Time: 45-minutes
Puppet Styles: Rod/Tabletop/Shadow/Hand
Audience: Grades K-5; Ages 4-11; and family audiences
Recommended audience size: Up to 400. A raised stage is required for audiences above 100 persons.

It can be hard to make friends. Especially if you have tentacles. Journey to Antarctica as a curious squid seeks connection in the most unlikely of places.  Penguins, orcas, and jellyfish abound in an icy landscape for this heartwarming tale of friendship… For more information, click here! 


Barefoot Puppet Theater tours award-winning programs to theatres, schools, libraries, children's museums and more. Though we are based out of Richmond, VA, our self-contained productions tour across the country. No matter your location, Barefoot Puppet Theatre would be thrilled to perform for you! Contact us today!


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