The Little Red Fox

Foxy Loxy wants to bake some delicious bread, but it’s a long and hard process. His farm animal friends are reluctant to assist (unless it’s helping to eat the bread). Thankfully, kids from the audience who are more than happy to give Foxy a hand.

Performed 3-30-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

The Frog Prince: When A Kiss Goes Wrong

Handsome Prince runs into a witch and makes the mistake of giving her a kiss that turns him into a frog. He luckily hops out of her clutches and goes in search of a lovely princess to reverse the awful spell. When Frog Prince finally finds the perfect girl, it doesn’t go quite as he had planned.

Performed 3-30-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

Pinocchio the Superstar

Lonely toy-maker Geppetto wishes his child-sized puppet Pinocchio were a real boy so he could finally have the son he’s always wanted. One night, a kind fairy grants Geppetto’s wish and brings Pinocchio to life. However, his darling child seems to be getting into some sticky situation. Loving Geppetto doesn’t give up on his wooden ward and Pinocchio’s dream of being a real boy.

Performed 3-29-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

Rumpelstilskin

A master weaver is mistaken for a gold-spinning wonder-girl and is forced by the King to make gold from straw. While she tries to collect her thoughts with some tapestry work, a strange little man appears and promises to help her. Unfortunately, the price for his help is much greater than she expected…

Performed 4-5-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

The Elves and The Cheese Shoemaker

A shoemaker can’t understand why his artisan cheese shoes aren’t selling and his wife worries they may go out of business if they don’t get more costumers. Luckily, a nightly visitor enjoys the shoemaker’s cheesy delights and repays him with beautiful leather shoes.

Performed 4-5-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

Cinderella (with A Dinosaur Discovery)

Today’s puppet show opens with Ogre and Frog discovering a new species of dinosaur…

Cinderella wants to go to the ball so badly, but it seems like it won’t happen with all the chores by her snotty step-sisters and harsh step-mother give her. Luckily, the Fairy God-Troll comes to her rescue!

Performed 3-29-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

The Sword in the Stone

Arthur is taken in by a kindly lord as a baby, but as a young man finds himself the servant of the lord’s pompous son, Kay. Arthur meets Merlin the Wizard who teaches the young man how to appreciate himself through some bizarre practical training. With his newly found confidence, Arthur discovers what his true destiny is. But is it what he really wants?

Today’s show ends with a lively dance by Mouse and Spider.

A super special Fractured Fables with musical guest, violinist Maya Shanker.

Performed 3-22-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties and Maya Shanker. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

Beauty and the Beast(s)

An old merchant gets caught picking a rare flower in the Beast’s garden. The merchant’s daughter Rose – a skilled botanist – volunteers to work in the Beast’s prize-winning garden to save her father. As the beautiful garden grows, so do Rose’s feelings for the Beast. When the Beast’s castle is attacked, poor Rose gets caught in the middle.

With musical guest, violinist Maya Shanker.

Performed 3-22-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties and Maya Shanker. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

The Country Lion & The City Lion

City Lion decides to visit his cousin Country Lion. City Lion loves the wide-open spaces of his cousin’s massive estate. Country Lion wants to enjoy the late-night dining of the city and City Lion is more than happy to take him. Despite the usual issues of being lions living amongst humans, they find comfort and acceptance. A rip-roaring twist on “The Town Mouse and The Country Mouse”.

Performed 3-23-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.