Puppetry for Adults! It’s a Slam Dunk!

Playhouse Puppetry Slam. Photo courtesy of Puppet Co. Playhouse.

The Puppet Co. is joining with the Puppet Pandemic for its 7th annual Playhouse Puppetry Slam!  For one evening only, September 29, 2012, the slam will provide puppetry for more mature audiences with content ranging from the raunchy and risqué to tear jerking.   Joining the fun is JFQ Jazz Quartet, who provides the evenings live music.

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Puppet Pandemic is an organization that fundraises for National Puppetry Conference Alumni Scholarships to attend the National Puppetry Conference, and for this Playhouse Puppetry Slam!  A big part of the puppetry slam fundraising is the silent auction that is online now.  The auction items range from Broadway show tickets and production posters to handmade puppets.

The Playhouse Puppetry Slam! is September 29, 2012, with two shows, 7:00pm and 9:00pm, at the Puppet Co. Playhouse at Glen Echo, 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, MD  20812.  Ticket prices are $15.  Pre-purchasing tickets is highly recommended due to limited seating and previously sold out shows.

Advisory:  13-16 year olds must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, 12 year olds and under are not admitted.

For more information and tickets click here.

About April Forrer

April Forrer has been a Maryland resident for over 15 years, having moved from Washington, DC after graduate school at the George Washington University. She began her writing career on Capitol Hill as a speech and legislation writer for two U.S. Representatives. She then started working with non-profits to enhance their media and development outreach. She now spends her professional time writing her first novel and designing and constructing costumes for theatrical productions. She savors her time spent with her three children, her dog and her husband.