Join us for the next Festival: January 18-29, 2023

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DuSable Black History Museum & Education Center & Chicago Puppet Fest present:

Janni Younge: Hamlet

South Africa

US Premiere

Humans and puppet creatures coil, tangle, knot and mesh together in celebrated South African artist Janni Younge’s new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet. Told through beautifully crafted life-size puppets, this captivating production explores the complex psychological facets of humanity facing an onslaught of challenges.

Event Details

Thursday, January 26 at 7:30pm
Friday, January 27 at 10:30am 
Saturday, January 28 at 7:30pm

Location: The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center, 740 E. 56th Place

Cost: $40/$30 students & seniors

Ages: 10 and up

Running Time: 77 mins

ADA Accessible? Yes

The Puppet Has Been Waiting.

The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival is returning in a big way, January 18-29, 2023, at venues large and small throughout the city. For 12 consecutive days, Chicago will be the puppetry capital of the world, home to more than 100 performances and events around the city that promise to astonish and delight.

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