International Puppet Fringe Festival

Master of Puppets Pulling the Strings at The Clemente

Posted September 21, 2021 at 5:05 am

Many of us grew up in Mr. Rogers’ Land of Make Believe, down at Fraggle Rock, and in the stage office of Kermit the Frog. From the comfort of our living rooms, we became privy to colorful, captivating worlds. Worlds that fashioned imaginative eagerness to see the inside of Oscar the Grouch’s trashcan, or the […]

Puppets Take Manhattan this Week

Posted August 9, 2021 at 5:10 am

The puppet masters are coming! This week marks the second International Puppet Fringe NYC Festival. The imaginative event features a combination of in-person and virtual performances, workshops, exhibits, and symposia by emerging and veteran puppeteers and troupes from around the world. It’ll take place at La Plaza inside the Clemente Soto Velez Center on Suffolk […]

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A Festival for Puppet Shows, Only on the Lower East Side

Posted August 9, 2018 at 5:09 am

Well, this is something Tony Sarg would have loved. The first ever International Puppet Fringe Festival is underway on the Lower East Side. This first outing honors Puerto Rican artist and Teatro SEA’s puppet master José López Alemán, whose contributions to puppetry span over 40 years. The week-long celebration, which began this past Monday, showcases […]

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