Re-discover the classic tale of Oliver Twist at the Center for Puppetry Arts, February 28 – March 5

Re-discover the classic tale of Oliver Twist at the Center for Puppetry Arts, February 28 – March 5

David Simpich presents Dickens’ story as a one-man show

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 — ATLANTA (February 7, 2017) — Charles Dickens’ classic novel Oliver Twist will come to life at the Center for Puppetry Arts for one week only, from February 28 – March 5. The show is performed by Simpich Marionettes out of Colorado Springs, Colo., and features David Simpich’s ornate, hand-carved marionettes. In this one-man show, Simpich does double duty puppeteering his marionettes while performing as Dickens. As the narrator, he tells the tale of literature’s famous orphan who escapes an orphanage only to find himself caught up in London’s underground crime scene. 

WHAT:          
Oliver Twist
presented by Simpich Marionettes
Recommended for ages 12 and up

WHEN:          
Regular show times are as follows:
February 28 – March 5
Tuesday – Thursday: 10:30 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 8 p.m.
Sunday: 5 p.m.

WHERE:        
Center for Puppetry Arts (Downstairs Theater)
1404 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

HOW:            
Tickets are $18.75 (Members) and $25.00 (nonmembers) and include admission to the show and the Worlds of Puppetry Museum (with the largest collection of Jim Henson puppets and artifacts in the world as well as a Global Gallery). Tickets can be purchased online at www.puppet.org or by calling 404.873.3391

Oliver and Bumble (Photo Credit: Simpich Marionettes)
Oliver, The Artful Dodger and Fagin (Photo Credit: Simpich Marionettes)