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Peggy Melchior, Debbi White and Heidi Shackleford, of MMHP Puppet Productions Inc., present captivating creative puppet shows for children, puppet making day camps and workshops.

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"The slightly Haunted Puppet Show"

October 17, 18 & 19, 2019
Now presented at the Brown County
Playhouse Downtown Nashville

Join Peggy as she presents her ghoulish cast of traditional Halloween characters... Juggling Scarecrows, Dancing Skeletons, Flying Ghosts, Kitchen Witch and more! This 30 minute show will include a guest appearance by Gertrude the Witch from Peewinkle's Puppets! This show is perfect for the entire family!

Optional post show workshop available. (Tickets for workshop purchased after the show.)

Tickets $8. Under two, free.

Box Office: 812.988.6555 (Wed. - Sun. Noon - 5pm)

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Thu., Oct. 17 1pm & 3pm
Fri., Oct. 18 1pm & 3pm
Sat., Oct. 19 1pm & 3pm

Puppet Performances

Peewinkle's Puppets are now available to bring a 'run' (four or more performances) of puppet shows to your venue. Available shows are:

"The Slightly Haunted Puppet Show"
Classic music and traditional Halloween characters… juggling scarecrow, concert pianist, kitchen witch, dancing skeleton, flying ghost and more. This family friendly show is a great alternative to the haunted house.

"Peewinkle's Christmas Puppet Show"
This fun filled, high spirited, holiday entertainment is a perfect event for the whole family. Mozart and Ludmilla, the ritzy rodents, will host this variety show of holiday marionettes, music and audience participation.

"The Valentine's Day Cabaret"
Sweetheart, a lovable clown, emcees this show of all our 'sweet' characters, Olga the Ballerina, Baby Elephant, Butterflies, Monkey on the Trapeze, Dots and Stripes and more! A real sweet treat for your kids, grandkids or preschoolers!

Post show workshops are also offered.

The Melchior Marionettes are also available for single performances for your school, corporate and festival events:

"Comedy Cabaret on Strings"

"Holiday Cabaret on Strings"

Show and workshop fees vary, please contact Peewinkle or Melchior for specifics

History of Puppetry Lecture/Demo

Peewinkle's Puppets are now available to bring an entertaining Lecture/Demo to your classroom or organization. View a wide variety of puppets from Peewinkle's vintage and international puppet collection, learn the importance of puppet history and watch historical puppets in action!

Puppet workshops are available after the lecture/demo. Contact Peggy



Camps and Workshops

Peewinkle's Puppets now offers puppet making camps at your venue! Camps range from 2 hours to a full week/full day. Campers will have fun creating, building and performing a variety of puppets..

 

Full week camps will start off with a professional show and end with a delightful camper show onthelast day. Camps are appropriate for ages 5 and up. (add picture - will find) Camp tuition/fees are sitespecific and will be negotiated upon interest. Contact Debbi

School Residencies

These programs will be customized to meet the needs the school.

Peewinkle's Staff

Peggy Melchior Pearson

Artistic Director of Melchior Marionettes and Peewinkle's Puppets

The owner of The Melchior Marionette Theatre in Nashville, IN, from 1983 - 2018.

Available for on site performances & history of puppetry lectures.

For more information on The Melchior Marionettes, please visit www.melchiormarionettes.com

317.535.4853 or 800.849.4853

BFA in from Cleveland Institute of Art.

Heidi Shackleford

Aka Gertrude the Witch in October, puppeteer and high school art teacher!

Available for performances on weekends and vacation time.

BFA in fine arts & BA in art education from Columbus College of Art and IUPUI.

Debbi White

Executive Director, Youth Programs Director and puppeteer at Peewinkle's Puppets

Available for workshops and camps.

BA in social work from Ball State University.