See our Tampa Bay and National Tour Calendars Below
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Directions to PuppetWorld Playhouse
From Downtown Tampa take I-4 east to Exit #14 McIntosh Rd.
One mile south to 12904 Tom Gallagher Rd., Dover, FL 33527
General Admission $8.50/ Group Rate $6.50/ Children under 2 yrs old Free
See a scheduled show or call us year-round to arrange a special field trip date-Or arrange for a show at your location. We make it easy to bring a show to you! Contact us! Call 813-659-0659 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
OUR FLORIDA and NATIONAL TOUR DATES FOLLOW BELOW
Call Bits N Pieces GIANT Puppet Theatre at
813-659-0659 for location and time.
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 9-10, 2018
Friday & Monday, October 12 & 15, 2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018
Bowling Green, KY
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Thursday, October 25, 2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Thursday, November 15, 2018
West Palm Beach, FL
Tuesday-Friday, November 27-30, 2018
January 15- February 16, 2019
Field Trips and Public Performances
Dover, FL 813-659-0659
Tues-Wed, February 19-20, 2019
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Thursday-Saturday, April 4-6, 2019
Wed-Fri, April 17-19, 2019
Unspecified Dates, April, 2019
Mon-Tue, May 6-7, 2019
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Looking at your next season’s bookings? Please call to hold a special date. Call Jerry at 813-659-0659 or email for info on booking for our 2018-19 season national tour. Already booked your date? Go to Presenter’s page.
Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre gladly accepts additional engagements throughout the touring season. Most requests may be accommodated by linking with the existing schedule.
Please telephone your local arts agency, call our studios at 813-659-0659 or email us for the latest calendar information.
In the beginning the company used traditional forms of puppetry, combining as many as ten types of puppets in one production. It was while performing in large theatres that the concept of nine-foot-tall puppets was inspired. The experiment with these towering, fanciful creations was so successful that the giant body puppet became the company’s larger-than-life hallmark. Now the giant puppets perform in each of Bits ‘N Pieces’ original musical adaptations of classic children’s literature.
Got No Strings is a 5,000-square-foot exhibition of giant puppets from Bits ‘N Pieces productions. This participatory exhibition documents the puppeteers’ creative process from conception of a show through rendering, construction, rehearsal and production. It was first curated by John Streetman III, Executive Director of the Evansville (Indiana) Museum of Arts and Science where it premiered for 16,000 patrons in 1999. The Got No Strings giant puppets have been exhibited in:
There’s always something going on at Bits ‘N Pieces Theatre’s PuppetWorld™ Playhouse. It’s where marionettes, rod puppets, and glove puppets come together to bring classic children’s tales to life.
Puppet shows based on classic children’s literature are presented throughout the year at PuppetWorld. Up to 60 people can be accommodated in the enchanting PuppetWorld Playhouse, where there’s ALWAYS a puppet show for you. It’s an ideal venue for school field trips and large groups. How to get to PuppetWorld.
$8.50 general admission, babies under 24 months free; school groups of 15+ should call (813) 659-0659 for discount info. Performances at PuppetWorld include show, puppet-making workshop and behind-the-scenes tour of Bits ‘N Pieces puppet-building studio where you can walk among our GIANT puppets. RESERVATIONS are STRONGLY SUGGESTED at PuppetWorld Playhouse.
You can make your reservations through our online ticket system and pay with:
See the individual show listing for the online ticket system links.
ALL ADVANCE TICKET SALES INCLUDE RESERVED SEATING in the rows with the best vantage point. Tickets purchased by credit card or checks received PRIOR to the performance date get the best seats in the house. Ticket sales at the door are general admission only.
Individuals, families and groups can call to arrange a performance any weekday.
Most requests for performances can be reasonably accommodated. Find out how easy it is to bring a show to your event. Email email@example.com or call (813) 659-0659 for information on how to schedule a performance at your location.
Groups should contact us prior to performance for purchases.
Checks should be made payable to Bits ‘N Pieces Puppet Theatre and mailed to us at 12904 Tom Gallagher Road, Dover, FL 33527.