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The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival runs through Jan. 29 and includes a wide assortment of performances and workshops in the field of puppetry.
Watch on WGN Why Would Chicago Host an International Festival of Puppet Theater? Before 1912, the term “Puppeteer” did not exist in the English language. Ellen von Volkenburg a director
by Tony Adler Spring 1988. The Spanish puppet company Comediants is onstage at Park West and a 26-year-old Blair Thomas is in the audience having a revelation. “I saw that
Each week global citizen Nari Safavi usually helps listeners plan their international weekend. This week, we look ahead to the Chicago Puppet Festival, which begins next week. One of the
by Hedy Weiss Puppet theater is an ancient art form that some sources date back to the 5th century B.C. in Greece. But in recent decades it has been reborn as
By Janet Davies After twelve years of bouncing around from place to place, the Chicago Children’s Theater has a permanent home at the former 12th District Police Station in