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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
by Web Behrens Chicago International Puppet Theater Fest has something for all ages, but not every show is rated G. Blair Thomas has ambitious plans for the inaugural Chicago International
by Hedy Weiss The inaugural edition of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival began Wednesday evening with “Mariposa Nocturne: A Puppet Triptych,” a beguiling work by Chicago’s Stephanie Diaz and