The next Festival is coming right up: January 19-29, 2023

Basil Twist – POSTPONED TO 2023

Chicago Shakespeare Theater 800 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL

Chicago Shakespeare Theater & Chicago Puppet Fest present Dogugaeshi. Recipient of the Rome Prize, master puppeteer, Basil Twist unfolds an intimate, abstract, contemporary journey of images and emotions influenced by the rarefied tradition of Japanese dogugaeshi stage mechanism technique.

$30 – $40

Torry Bend—POSTPONED TO 2023

Chopin Theatre 1543 W. Division St., Chicago, IL

Chicago Puppet Fest presents Dreaming. Dreaming is Torry Bend's collaboration with playwright Howard Craft and director JaMeeka Holloway. It follows two men deeply affected by Winsor McCay's comic strip Little Nemo in Slumberland.

$25 – $35

Rough House Theater Co.—POSTPONED TO 2023

Chopin Theatre 1543 W. Division St., Chicago, IL

Chicago Puppet Fest presents Invitation to a Beheading. Alternately disorienting, absurd, hysterical, and hopeful, this great novel by one of the 20th century's masters is brought to the stage by Michael Brown and Rough House, with their signature combination of playfulness and strangeness.

$20 – $30