The Tortoise, The Hare and The Energy Boost

Tortoise and Hare get a chance at their 15 minutes of fame when they are cast for a racing documentary. Tortoise and Hare aren’t sure if they have the energy to do it, so the film producer gives them an energy boosting supplement. It works great, but not in the way they hoped.

Performed 9-13-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

The Gingerbread Jailbird

An adorable Gingerbread Man runs away from the old couple that baked him for their dessert, as well as an array of hungry animals. When the scrumptious fellow runs into a police officer, he finally thinks he’s safe. But the officer has plans to gobble up the Gingerbread Man. Thankfully, a surprise arrival gives the delicious dude the chance at a jailbreak.

Performed 9-13-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

Beauty and the Beast: The Magnificent Horticulturist

A puppet retelling of the fabulous fairytale in which the beautiful Rose must become the head horticulturist for the Beast’s huge garden or lose her father. However, as time goes by a surprising friendship grows between the Beast and Rose.

Performed 6-8-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Henry Wong.

Pond Party Gruff

A hopping good puppet rendition of the fairytale “The Three Billy Goats Gruff”. Two frogs and their turtle friend have to avoid getting eaten by the very hungry bridge troll so they can get to a pool party on the other side. With some kind words and sound advice, will the troll give up on his pond-folk eating ways?

Performed 6-8-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Henry Wong.

The Boy Who Dreamed Wolf

Ninja Monkey has an uncommon case of stage fright during his introduction of today’s Fractured Fables Show.

Ben the One-Sheep Shepherd Boy is bored and tells a tall tale of how he scared off a mighty wolf from his flock. The cheese-maker decides to round up a posse to go after the imaginary villain and catch an innocent she-wolf. Ben discovers her caged in the town square and, filled with guilt, he fights to set her free.

Performed 6-7-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties.