by Morgan Greene The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival will return this January to venues all over Chicago with performances from more than 25 artists from seven different countries. International acts
by Hedy Weiss Make way for the marionettes, the shadow puppets, the tiny toy puppets, the Bunraku puppets and the animated objects that behave like puppets. The biannual Chicago International
Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival Founder and Artistic Director Blair Thomas tells us about the first Chicago festival to celebrate puppetry in its many forms. Watch the video.
by Hedy Weiss A movie complete with inspired soundtrack and old-fashioned film spools. A play, with a quirky love story at its center, but no spoken words. A ballet, but
by Gwendolyn Purdom The Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival takes puppets beyond their ‘creepy’ stereotypes When people think of puppets, the crass, stringed characters from “Team America: World Police” may