Performances

Now presenting fantastic,
fun and engaging Virtual Options!


It’s The Mr. Damon Show!

Each themed episode features jokes, music, storytelling and puppet shows!
Featured Episodes:
Honey Bees, Fairies & Animals in Winter.


Traveling the Silk Road with Puppetry of Asia

Enjoy a highly entertaining demonstration of music, stories, and puppetry traditions of Asia.  Join Mr. Damon and fidget the squirrel on an adventure along the silk road as we laugh and learn about fascinating traditions of puppets!   (42 Minutes of fun!)


The Flight of Leonardo
Simple Machines & the Light of Leonardo, Renaissance Genius

ROCK like Leonardo in this innovative performance with Mr. Damon’s Shadow Puppet Theater. Learn about Leonardo da Vinci and the SCIENCE of LIGHT. Join Niccolo the knight and Incendio the dragon as they investigate SIMPLE MACHINES. Accompany the young Leonardo into the Tuscan countryside, through his apprenticeship in bus- tling Renaissance Florence and into his fascinating work as a multifaceted genius.
(48 Minutes of inspiration!)

 


Touring Shows (on hold):


GREEK MYTHS

Mr. Damon’s Shadow Puppet Theater presents this hilarious take on ancient Greek mythology with shadow puppetry, live music, and audience participation. Our adventure features the tales of Hercules and Princess Atalanta, the swift Greek heroine raised by bears.
{Bear Cub Shadow Puppet}
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ADVENTURES IN SPACE!

Blast off on a shadow puppet adventure into the Multi-Verse with Captain Mr. Damon and his tardigrade co-pilot, Mossy!   Space Pirates??  Mysterious forces??   We will need the audience’s wits and the martial arts skills of our microscopic copilot help us escape the dangers and fulfill our mission to Alpha Centauri!


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The Flight of Leonardo

Let your imagination soar with Leonardo Da Vinci and the art of shadow puppetry.  Incindeo the dragon and friends take you on a funny and inspiring adventure through Leonardo’s Da Vinci’s life. Travel from the vineyards of Tuscany, through Leonardo’s apprenticeship in Renaissance Florence, and into his fascinating work as a multifaceted genius of science, engineering and art.

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HANUMAN THE HERO
Exploring Puppetry and Stories from Asia


Enjoy a highly entertaining demonstration of music, stories, and puppetry traditions of Asia.  Our journey which begins with cave paintings of mammoths coming to life on the shadow screen.   This program features audience participation, masks, and string puppets from India, and the brilliant shadow puppet traditions of China and Indonesia.

Email damon@theaterartsandpuppets.com for more information.
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Fairy Tales of Old Russia

Journey with PRINCE IVAN on the back of a grey wolf in search of the dazzling FIREBIRD.    Quest with VASILISA THE BRAVE in search of the chicken legged hut of the BABA YAGA.     Mr.Damon invites young artists from the audience to become a part of the stories and features original live music.

Vasilisa the Brave will need some help from her feathered friends on her journey.  Bring your Russian Bullfinch shadow puppet bird to a library performance and join the show!

Click here for Printable Make-A-Puppet Craft!

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