World in a Weekend, August 4-7, 2022 



Dates: August 4-6

Thurs. 7:00pm,
Fri. 6:00pm,
Sat. 11:00am

All the way from Iceland, “Metamorphosis” is a collection of original short stories not told with words, but with the metaphorical grace of Puppets. The context of the vignettes ranges from the trivial to the metaphysical. A strong emphasis lies on imagery, made possible through the surrealistic quality inherent in Puppets.

“Metamorphosis” depicts the constantly changing nature of our existence and our perception. Nothing remains the way it seems to be, as it does not matter what we see but how we see it. The cast consists of the most intricate marionettes and rod puppets carved of wood, as well as unforgettable characters created simply with silk scarves and the hands and feet of the puppeteer. 

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Dates: August 4th-6th

Thurs. 9:30pm,
Fri. 9:00pm,
Sat. 7:00pm

Guided by enigmatic signs, a scrap-collector steers his Tricycle and trailer to the opening of a mysterious labyrinth filled with secrets. Inside a world made of all recycled objects, a strange journey begins. The Tricycle becomes an accomplice; transforming itself at moments into a Wheel of Fortune, a Ferris Wheel, a Punch Clock, a Beautiful Woman and a Wild Beast. 

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Cache Cache

Dates: August  5-7
Fri, Sat & Sun.: 9:30am & 12:30pm

Live puppets created from nature! This site specific immersive theatre is a playful journey in the forest where the artists and the public while walking together discover and give life to unique, funny or mystical fairground creatures hidden among trees and rocks in the park. It is a unique puppet walk where kids and grown ups, using their imagination and creativity, could find behind every twig a knight, behind every leaf a butterfly, behind every branch a dragon…

Followed by a short workshop: Make a puppet from natural objects.

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Dates: August 5th-7th

Times: Fri., Sat. & Sun.: 3:00pm

From Montreal, interdisciplinary company Puzzle Theatre brings Wood/Bois to PuppetWorks. A green leaf that grows on a dead branch, pieces of wood that come together to form strange creatures, some hostile, some comical… A curious world that surprises, amazes, and inspires. A world that also makes you think and wonder.

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Go Home Tiny Monster

Dates: August 6 & 7

Times: Sat. 6th - 10:00am, 1:45pm, 5:15pm

Sun. 7th- 10:00am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm

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From Boston, award winning troupe The Gottabees's present Go Home Tiny Monster. It follows Sylvie and her gang of homespun creatures find themselves in need of a new home. Luckily, they have an audience full of peole that can help them out! This show runs multiple performances on Saturday August 6th and Sunday August 7th. This performance is suitable for ages 3 and up. 

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