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

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Links Hall, Rough House & Chicago Puppet Fest present:

Nasty, Brutish & Short

Extend your festival experience by hitting Chicago’s favorite late-night puppet cabaret, Nasty, Brutish & Short. This special festival edition, featuring the charming and furry host, Jameson, is home to raucous, raunchy, dark, sassy, sad and mostly hilarious puppet theater, highlighting more experimental work by out of towners as well as local favorites in four different nights of puppet revelry.

Event Details

Friday, January 20 at 10:30pm
Saturday, January 21 at 10:30pm
Friday, January 27 at 10:30pm
Saturday, January
28 at 10:30pm

Location: Links Hall, 3111 N. Western Ave.

Cost: $18/$15 students & seniors

Ages: 16 and up

Running Time: 85 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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