Squirrel Stole My Underpants readies to wreak havoc at the Center for Puppetry Arts, January 2-6

Squirrel Stole My Underpants readies to wreak havoc at the Center for Puppetry Arts, January 2-6

Featuring live music and silly adventures, the production is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers

ATLANTA (December 6, 2018) – Sylvie is sent to the backyard to hang up the laundry. The moment her back is turned, a mischievous squirrel runs off with her favorite piece of clothing! As Sylvie gives chase, an entire world emerges from her laundry basket and curious characters show her the way through mysterious lands. Recommended for ages 4 and up, Squirrel Stole My Underpants, presented by The Gottabees of Boston, will run January 2-6 at the Center for Puppetry Arts.

The Center for Puppetry Arts is continuing its dedication to programming for patrons with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) on Sunday, January 6 with sensory-friendly modifications to the 1 p.m. performance as well as in the Museum from noon-1 p.m. and in the Create-A-Puppet Workshops™ from 1:45-2:30 p.m. The Center will also provide a quiet room, social stories, noise-reducing headphones and fidget toys for guests wishing to use those resources. For details, visit puppet.org/asd

WHAT:          
Squirrel Stole My Underpants by The Gottabees of Boston, MA             
A poignantly silly adventure tale for families
Recommended for ages 4 and up

WHEN:          
January 2-6, 2019

Show times are as follows:
Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Saturday: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

WHERE:        
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30309
Squirrel Stole My Underpants is presented in the Mainstage Theater

HOW:            
All-inclusive tickets are $9.75 (Members) and $19.50 (nonmembers) and include entrance to the Create-A Puppet Workshop™, where guests can make, decorate and perform with their own Squirmy Squirrel Hand Puppet, as well as admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum, featuring a global gallery and the largest collection of Jim Henson puppets in the world.

Contact us
Becca Meyer BRAVE Public Relations
Becca Meyer BRAVE Public Relations
About Center for Puppetry Arts

The Center for Puppetry Arts is supported in part by: Fulton County Arts Council • City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs • Georgia Council for the Arts • The Zeist Foundation • The Wish Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

For a complete list of the Center’s major supporters, visit www.puppet.org/about/sponsors.

Center for Puppetry Arts® is a unique cultural treasure – a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened, and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops, and the hands-on Museum as well as Distance Learning and Outreach programs. Center for Puppetry Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and is supported in part by contributions from corporations, foundations, government agencies, and individuals. Major funding is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. These programs are also supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Center is a member of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA/USA/ASSITEJ).The Center also serves as headquarters of UNIMA-USA, the American branch of Union Internationale de la Marionnette, the international puppetry organization.

Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street
Atlanta, GA 30309