Inspired by Wilson "Snowflake" Bentley, the selfeducated farmer and scientist who attracted world attention when he became the first person to photograph a single snow crystal. Creative storytelling, intricately designed Czech-style marionettes, and a striking pop-up book of water color scenery are used in this production.
A peppy interpretation of the classic story in which Cinderella is helped by her fairy godmother and the clock at the top of the castle tower to outwit her evil stepmother and win Prince Charming’s heart. Full of humor, warmth, and music, this elaborate production runs 40 minutes and features a clever set and detailed marionettes.
Master of Ceremonies Bugsby Berkeley heads a cast of all-star insects who perform in the craziest Vaudeville show ever! Acrobatic ants, jumping fleas, tap-dancing spiders, cavorting caterpillars...even a butterfly beauty pageant are all part of the fun in this supersized, imaginative close-up look at some of nature's wonders.
Get ready to explore the world under your feet in this underground puppet adventure. Tunnel down with Worm and Sprout as they discover the mysterious life found inside soil. Along the way, kids help figure out the secrets that help Sprout grow. Award-winning puppeteer, Liz Joyce, brings this ecological wonderland to life with multiple puppetry styles, projections and song.
The Comedians is an Italian theatrical tradition mixing drama, music and puppetry. Harlequin, Pantalone and Capitano star in funny episodes of puppet theater with a universal language, mainly mimic, a lot of music and a few words in Italian. This performance has a unique style of improvisation that creates a special feeling with the audience and is suitable for children and older audiences too.
This production starts with the classic race of the Tortoise and the Hare. Hare, super speedy; Tortoise, slow and steady. Who will win? The conclusion of the race takes place on the “Troll Bridge” waking up the Grumpy Old Troll. Three Billy Goats must find a way to outwit the Troll and get across the bridge so they can enjoy the field of green, green grass. Little Billy, his older sister Brittany, and their father Bruno all try to trip-trap their way across the bridge. Will they make it?
Open Monday – Friday, 10am – 6pm
Bay Street Theater is wheelchair and hearing disabled friendly
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