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Feb
10
Thu
2022
Missouri Bicentennial Exhibit at PAI @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – Aug 31 @ 4:00 pm
Missouri Bicentennial Exhibit at PAI @ Puppetry Arts Institute

In honor of the 200th Anniversary of the State of Missouri, Puppetry Arts Institute’s Bicentennial Exhibit will be on display until August 31, 2022 during our regular business hours. PAI’s Artistic Director Kraig Kensinger has created a display of Missouri artifacts and trivia, inter-mixed with puppetry of prominent Missourians.

Admission is free. For group tours and information, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net

Apr
2
Sat
2022
How the Three Little Kittens Lost Their Mittens @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Apr 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
How the Three Little Kittens Lost Their Mittens @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “HOW THE THREE LITTLE KITTENS LOST THEIR MITTENS,” performed by puppeteer Nancy Clark, on April 2 and 9, 2022, at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. Performance time is 11 a.m. Meet the fanciful characters of this classic nursery rhyme favorite and their mitten escapades. Featuring original puppets by master artist Ray Moore.

Admission is $5 per person (infants age 2 and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Apr
9
Sat
2022
How the Three Little Kittens Lost Their Mittens @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Apr 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
How the Three Little Kittens Lost Their Mittens @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “How the Three Little Kittens Lost Their Mittens,” performed by puppeteer Nancy Clark, on Saturday, April 2, and Saturday, April 9, 2022, with performance time 11:00 on both days. Meet the fanciful characters of this classic nursery rhyme favorite and their mitten escapades. Featuring original puppets by master artist Ray Moore.

Admission is $5 per person (infants age 2 and under admitted free). To reserve seats call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net

Jun
24
Fri
2022
Evening Puppet Show – “Uncle Rabbit’s Adventures” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 24 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Evening Puppet Show - "Uncle Rabbit's Adventures" @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “UNCLE RABBIT’S ADVENTURES,” (a Spanish-Bilingual tale), on Friday June 24, 2022 in a special evening show at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre, of West Liberty, Iowa.

A stingy land-owning goat is tricked into sharing his food and wealth with his neighbors. A show that resonates with Mexican folklore, culture and music.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Jun
25
Sat
2022
Evening Puppet Show – “Uncle Rabbit’s Adventures” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Evening Puppet Show - "Uncle Rabbit's Adventures" @ Puppetry Arts Institute

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “UNCLE RABBIT’S ADVENTURES,” (a Spanish-Bilingual tale), on Friday June 24, 2022 in a special evening show at 7:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre, of West Liberty, Iowa.

A stingy land-owning goat is tricked into sharing his food and wealth with his neighbors. A show that resonates with Mexican folklore, culture and music.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Sep
24
Sat
2022
Puppet Show – “Puppets and Percussion” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “PUPPETS AND PERCUSSION,” on Saturday, September 24, 2022, at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by puppeteers Papa and Jackie Wright.

Share a performance of superb storytelling, live music, and audience participation fun, spotlighting the original puppet story of “Reuben, the Jealous Lion.”

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Oct
22
Sat
2022
Puppet Show – “Monster Magic” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “MONSTER MAGIC”, on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 pm, at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by Jeanie Bryan, of Jeanie Bryan Puppets.

Charles the monster and his fuzzy sidekick Benny attempt to perform an amazing magic show. Things don’t go as planned, however, and the results are hilarious.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Puppet Show – “Monster Magic” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Oct 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “MONSTER MAGIC”, on Saturday, October 22, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 pm, at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by Jeanie Bryan, of Jeanie Bryan Puppets.

Charles the monster and his fuzzy sidekick Benny attempt to perform an amazing magic show. Things don’t go as planned, however, and the results are hilarious.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Nov
26
Sat
2022
Puppet Show – “Holly Jolly Christmas” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Nov 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “Holly Jolly Christmas”, on Saturdays, November 27, and December 3, 10 and 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by our Artistic Director, Kraig Kensinger

The residents of Puppet Land dazzle with their annual holiday variety show. Enjoy a showcase of seasonal songs, routines and festive celebration.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Dec
3
Sat
2022
Puppet Show – “Holly Jolly Christmas” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “Holly Jolly Christmas”, on Saturdays, November 27, and December 3, 10 and 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by our Artistic Director, Kraig Kensinger

The residents of Puppet Land dazzle with their annual holiday variety show. Enjoy a showcase of seasonal songs, routines and festive celebration.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Dec
10
Sat
2022
Puppet Show – “Holly Jolly Christmas” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “Holly Jolly Christmas”, on Saturdays, November 27, and December 3, 10 and 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by our Artistic Director, Kraig Kensinger

The residents of Puppet Land dazzle with their annual holiday variety show. Enjoy a showcase of seasonal songs, routines and festive celebration.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.

Dec
17
Sat
2022
Puppet Show – “Holly Jolly Christmas” @ Puppetry Arts Institute
Dec 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Puppetry Arts Institute presents “Holly Jolly Christmas”, on Saturdays, November 27, and December 3, 10 and 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m., at 11025 E. Winner Road in Independence, Missouri. This show will be performed by our Artistic Director, Kraig Kensinger

The residents of Puppet Land dazzle with their annual holiday variety show. Enjoy a showcase of seasonal songs, routines and festive celebration.

Admission is $5.00 per person (infants two and under admitted free). To reserve seats, call 816-833-9777 or email pai@att.net.