Beauty and the Dancing Beast

Beauty is in for the shock of her life when she learns her father has “volunteered” her for a stint at the castle of a mighty beast he crossed. Gracious as ever, Beauty takes on the challenge to protect her father. After the initial fright from the Beast’s fearsome appearance, Beauty begins to see the kindness, charm and amazing dancing skills of the Beast.

Performed 4-19-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

Town Mouse and Monkey Mouse

Time to escape from the city! Town Mouse decides to visit his unusual country cousin, Monkey Mouse for some much needed rest and relaxation. After Monkey Mouse shows off his new species of banana, he returns to the city with his town cousin for some fancy dining and a fabulous broadway show.

Performed 4-19-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

Hansel & Gretel: The Great Pachyderm Escape

Siblings Hansel and Gretel find themselves in quite a predicament when they are abandoned in the woods. They stumble upon a house made of delicious treats and the sweet old owner invites the starving children in. However, the darling granny turns out to be a witch who wants to make them her next meal. When the witch has an elephant-sized oven incident, Hansel and Gretel see their chance to escape.

Performed 4-20-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

The Ant-Mouse and The Bunny-Grasshopper

A special Easter retelling of “The Ant and The Grasshopper”, starring Mousy and Bunny!

“Ant” is trying her best to gather food for the harsh winter to come, but fun-loving “Grasshopper” just keeps getting in her way.
With winter’s arrival, Grasshopper is found left out in the cold, but Ant kindly lets the freezing fella into her home. When Grasshopper tries to thank Ant by remodeling her burrow, things don’t quite go as planned.

Performed 4-20-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteer: Rebecca Migdal. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.

The Little Octopus That Could

Squidy is trying to get a bag of pearls to his mermaid friends on the other side of a gigantic underwater mountain. After a number of sea-folk refuse to help (or try to turn him into a snack), Squidy meets a friendly octopus willing to lug the precious cargo. Will the brave duo make it with the many obstacles put in front of them?

Performed 4-19-14 at Bank Street Bookstore. Puppeteers: Rebecca Migdal and Chelsea Camp. Accompanist: Andy Laties. Camera by Nere Kapiteni.