Goat on a Boat @ Bay Street Presents: World Puppetry Day & Puppets Around the World

March 24
at 11:00am

Of the many forms of puppetry, the most magical and cinematic is shadow puppetry. Nappy’s Puppets takes audience on a whacky trip around the world to celebrate World Puppetry Day! Make your own shadow puppet before the show and perform in our Shadow Puppet Circus! nappyspuppets.com.

Other Shows

Goat on a Boat at Bay Street: Cinderella
Category: Goat on a Boat August 11 at 11:00am

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.

Goat on a Boat at Bay Street: Bugtown Follies
Category: Goat on a Boat August 16 at 11:00am

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.

Goat on a Boat at Bay Street: The Doubtful Sprout
Category: Goat on a Boat August 23 at 11:00am

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.

Goat on a Boat at Bay Street: The Comedians (Performed by Teatrino Giullare from Italy!)
Category: Goat on a Boat August 25 at 11:00am

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.

Goat on a Boat at Bay Street: Three Billy Goats Gruff
Category: Goat on a Boat September 1 at 11:00am

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?