The Tortoise and the Tortoise with Great Hare

Hare happily lives her life in the slow-lane with her tortoise kin. But when an ambitious monkey discovers her potential as a fluffy-tailed super athlete, will Hare leave her friend-on-a-half-shell behind?

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 11-7-15 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

The Wolf Who Cried Boy

When a monkey-herding wolf suddenly loses his flock, his search leads him to the most horrifying and dangerous of creatures: A BOY!

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 11-28-15 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

The Owl and the Mouse

A mighty Owl releases his would-be mouse lunch, amused that the little fellow promises to be return the favor. But, Owl isn’t laughing for long when his tree is cut down along with him in it.

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 11-28-15 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

It Could Always Be Worse: Back to School

A principal takes a televangelist’s advice on how to have a perfect and quiet school. What could possibly go wrong?

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 12-6-15 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

The Little Frogmaid

Monkey is excited to find a mermaid friend at the local pond, though she seems a few shades greener than his expectations.

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 9-11-16 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

The Princess and the Pea: Maybe, Baby

The Queen hates the idea of marrying off her infant son, so she comes up with an unap-PEA-ling task for all the eligible, as well as very ineligible, ladies who show up.

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 12-19-15 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

Little Red Riding Bow and the Big Bad Owl

Little Red Riding Bow and her friend, Mouse, are relieved to have escaped the clutches of a sneaky owl. However, Owl has a dastardly plan to catch her when he comes across Grandma Wolf’s house.

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 3-13-16 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni

Jack and the Banana Beanstalk

Monkey Jack never expected the magic beans he got for his teddy bear to grow into a huge beanstalk! He finds a castle with a kindly old woman who gives him all the bananas he wants, but this stroke of luck comes with a sharp-toothed catch.

Another original, one-of-a-kind, improvised and utterly un-rehearsed “Fractured Fables” performance 5-22-16 by Yippee Skippy Puppet Theater at Bankstreet Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist and Emcee: Andy Laties. Camera: Nere Kapiteni