Mobile Couch: ‘Puppets Take Long Island’ Festival

NEW YORK (WLNY) — The “Puppets Take Long Island” festival has launched at both the Long Island Children’s Museum and Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre in Sag Harbor.

The event brings innovative and exciting performances celebrating all puppetry genres. TV 10-55’s Alex Denis got a behind-the-scenes look at what the show has to offer.

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The festival features the talents of 12 international, national, and local artists showcasing the range of puppet styles including: glove, rod, string, shadow and ventriloquism productions.

The Puppets Take Long Island Festival schedule will have companies moving across Long Island each week.  Performances will be held Monday-Wednesday (11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.) at LICM, then head east to Sag Harbor for morning performances (11 a.m.) at Goat on a Boat Puppet Theatre on Thursday-Saturday.  Public performances will also be held Friday evenings at 5:30 p.m. in Amagansett Square.  Performances will also be held at Parrish Art Museum (Water Mill), Long Island Puppet Theater (Hicksville) and other venues across the island during the eight week festival run.

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