Ship of Fools: A Giant Puppet Odyssey
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Ship of Fools: A Giant Puppet Odyssey

August 14,, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Anchor Park - Helena, MT
FREE at Anchor Park
(Inclement weather location: The Myrna Loy)
Free outdoor giant puppet performance! Bring blankets to sit on at Anchor Park (by the library).
In “Ship of Fools: A Giant Puppet Odyssey,” three mimes set sail from the Port of Styx across the mythical boundary waters connecting the world of the living to the underworld. Aboard a mysteriously sentient ship, they encounter a world of beautiful and strange creatures: hermit crabs carrying houses on their backs, a ghostly humpback whale, and much more.
Under layers of colorful fabric and dancing cardboard, “Ship of Fools” deals with themes of loss and acceptance, depicting a wondrous unknown and speaking to the power of friendship and love. It is brought to life by 3 mimes, 3 musicians, and 6 puppeteers.
String and Shadow Puppet Theater, of Olympia, Washington, uses papier-mache, cardboard, bamboo and cloth (among many other found & recycled materials) to create incredible giant puppets and masks, then weaves them into spectacular performances for all ages.
A collaboration with Lewis & Clark Public Library and Helena Parks & Recreation


August 14, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Anchor Park
Wong St.
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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