Outset Ensemble to preview “Light Song”

We’re delighted to announce that Outset Ensemble theatre company will preview their show
“Light Song” during Cork Puppetry Festival.  An extract from the show will also be part of the adult cabaret evening.

There will also be a performance of their show in the Camden Palace hotel on the 23rd of August at 5.30pm.  Book tickets here.

Puppeteer Leslie Burton with puppet, Maggie!
Puppeteer Leslie Burton with puppet, Maggie!

Memory, tragedy, chickens, and a little old lady who lives in a lighthouse — with sea shanties! Based on true stories of women who kept lighthouses in the 19th century, Light Song is a magical puppet performance for all ages. With original music by Tom Lane and puppets by Leslie Burton.  Performed by Leslie Burton, Marissa Duricko, Mary Keating, and Laura Pauwels.

Outset Ensemble to preview "Light Song"

We’re delighted to announce that Outset Ensemble theatre company will preview their show
“Light Song” during Cork Puppetry Festival.  An extract from the show will also be part of the adult cabaret evening.

There will also be a performance of their show in the Camden Palace hotel on the 23rd of August at 5.30pm.  Book tickets here.

Puppeteer Leslie Burton with puppet, Maggie!
Puppeteer Leslie Burton with puppet, Maggie!

Memory, tragedy, chickens, and a little old lady who lives in a lighthouse — with sea shanties! Based on true stories of women who kept lighthouses in the 19th century, Light Song is a magical puppet performance for all ages. With original music by Tom Lane and puppets by Leslie Burton.  Performed by Leslie Burton, Marissa Duricko, Mary Keating, and Laura Pauwels.

Competition time!

Name the puppet!
Name the puppet!

 

We can’t think of a name for the little fella in the Cork Puppetry Festival logo. To win a family ticket (two adults, two children) to “Grandma’s Garden” during the festival, simply:


-go to our facebook page
-like and share the competition post
-come up with a name and write it in the comment thread.

Cliff Dolliver and Davy Dummigan, the puppet’s creators, will choose the best name and announce the winner at our programme launch on Tuesday 5th in the Crane Lane Theatre (see the event for more details)

(if a name is suggested more than once, it’ll be the first time it was suggested that will count!)

Good luck!

Programme Launch

 

Cork Puppetry Festival are delighted to announce the launch of their exciting 2014 festival programme.

The launch will take place in The Crane Lane Theatre on Tuesday the 5th of August at six o’clock.

It will feature a free puppet show, the chance to peruse our festival programme fresh from the printers,

and also some larger-than-life special guests!

 

Children and adults (and puppets) are all welcome to attend.