Little Red Riding Hood: A Shark Tale

Little Red Riding Hood happily travels through the delicious chocolate mountains to get to her grandmother’s cottage. On the way, naive Red stops to chat with an inquisitive land shark, unaware that they are just as dangerous as big bad wolves.

Performed 1-24-15 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

GoldiDuck and the Furr Family

Mama Squirrel and Papa Beaver decide to take a walk with their little raccoon kid while they wait for their porridge to cool. While away, GoldiDuck stumbles upon the Furr Family’s cottage and finds her way in through an open window. After causing a ruckus in the house, she falls asleep in raccoon’s bed. The family returns to find their home invaded and GoldiDuck slumbering upstairs. When she is confronted, the family are surprised to learn the real reason GoldiDuck broke into their home.

Performed 1-24-15 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

The Spider and the Grasshopper: The Valentine’s Day Blizzard

A special Valentine’s Day Fractured Fables.

Spider is busy stockpiling his food stores in preparation for winter. Grasshopper isn’t worried with ll the great take-out restaurants nearby. When a big Valentine’s Day blizzard hits, Spider and his roommate Ladybug are safe and comfy, while grasshopper’s shabby, shallow burrow and closed restaurants leave him cold and hungry. Thankfully, Spider and Ladybug show some love and come to his rescue.

Performed 2-14-15 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

The Three Little Valentine Pigs

A Fractured Fables Valentine’s Day Special.

Two pigs and their adopted puppy sister decide to build their houses on Valentine’s Day. Everything goes great until an amorous wolf shows up looking for a special someone to share Valentine’s Day with. Unfortunately when the first two pigs don’t accept his valentine, he blows their houses down in a tantrum. Will their puppy-pig sister be able to thwart the lovelorn wolf?

Performed 2-14-15 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

Shark McDonald

A roaring rendition of the classic sing-a-long Old McDonald Had A Farm.

Shark McDonald LOVES the animals on his farm, especially if they come with a side dish. Unfortunately for the hungry shark, the animals make it very clear they aren’t going to be next on the menu.

Performed 1-25-15 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

Beastly Beauty and the Beautiful Beast

An ogre wants to bring his lovely troll daughter, Beauty, a gift on his way back from business travels. He come across a fungi nursery and picks a rare mushroom she has always wanted, but is apprehended by the “grotesque” scientist princess who runs it. The princess lets him go on the condition that his firstborn child becomes her assistant, and Beauty agrees. Though she is horrified by the princess’ silky hair and wart-free face, Beauty comes to enjoy their work at the fungi nursery.

Performed 11-30-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

Gingerbread Pinocchio

A lonely old baker decides to bake himself a gingerbread son, Pinocchio, that can do amazing tricks. A passing fairy runs into the talented little cookie and brings him to life. Pinocchio is so happy to be alive, but becomes lonely, too. He bakes a Cupcake Fairy friend, and together they bake more companions. Excitement spreads over this confectionery craze, but some people are worried about the growing number of these baked boomers.

Performed 11-30-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

The Velveteen Rabbit

A Fractured Fables Christmas Special.

A lucky Velveteen Rabbit becomes a little boy’s most beloved toy on Christmas Day. The other toys are jealous of Velveteen Rabbit, making fun of it and telling it the boy’s love won’t last. But the boy is never seen without his fuzzy friend at hand, playing with it until it’s so worn and tattered that his father puts it away in the attic. The heartbroken Velveteen Rabbit is sure it will never see the little boy again, but an old rocking horse tells him there is a way with a little magic and a lot of love.

Performed 12-20-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

The Snow Queen

A Fractured Fables Christmas Special.
Ever since Kay got a piece of magic mirror stuck in his eye and heart, his long-time friend Greta has seen him change for the worse. One day, Kay sees the beautiful Snow Queen riding a magnificent sleigh and decides to hitch his sleigh to it. When she discovers Kay, she spirits him way to her castle in the North Pole. Greta witnesses his kidnapping, but none of the townsfolk believe it was the Snow Queen. Unwilling to give up, Greta embarks on an epic journey to save her best friend.

Performed 12-20-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins

A Fractured Fables Hanukkah Special.

Hershel is weary from his long travels and is happy to see a nearby village where he can spend the first night of Hanukkah. However, he is surprised to find no menorah candles have been lit. A villager tells him of the terrible goblins who ruin every Hanukkah and the task of breaking their evil curse is an impossible one. But brave and clever Hershel is willing to take the challenge to save Hanukkah.

Performed 12-21-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni.