Dinos on the Go!

Our rockin’ dinosaur musical is on tour this season. It opens in September ’17 and runs through June ’18. We want to bring a performance of our dancin’ dinos to you.

“Rumpelstiltskin” continues on tour in the libraries

Bits N Pieces presents an exciting tale with their marionette performance of the famous story told by the Brothers Grimm. There are still three more performances open to the public presented by the Hillsborough County Public Library.

Temple Terrace Public Library     July 18, 2017     6:30pm

Seffner-Mango Public Library     July 25, 2017     3:00pm

Jimmie B Keel Public Library     July 28, 2017     2:30pm


Alice and her Friends are Splendiferous and back on the road again.

Holli and Jerry continue the tour this month bringing their giant puppet magic to thousands of students. All January “Alice In Wonderland” was at PuppetWorld Playhouse, Bits ‘N Pieces’ home in Dover, Florida outside Tampa. There were public performances and weekday school field trips. From Tampa, the theater next tours to  audiences in Florida, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Georgia. You are invited to join them in Wonderland. Share a Spot of Tea with Alice!

Cheer for Jack as he climbs the Beanstalk Skyward!

Thursday & Saturday, February 23 & 25, 2017

Jack and the Beanstalk

PuppetWorld Playhouse, I-4 Exit #14, Tampa (Dover) FL

Blunderbust the Giant has stolen all of Jack’s treasures. Can Jack get the treasures back, save the farm and save the day? Fee. Fie. Foe. Fun! See the show and make a puppet to take home.

See you at the show!

“Winter Tales” to warm the heart.

Three tales to warm the heart are presented this December, 2016 at PuppetWorld Playhouse. The elves and the shoemaker learn to give and receive. Hans Brinker thinks of his town first and his self last. Tiny Tim shares a song and a smile. See the show, make a puppet, and share a family memory.

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The Green Dino is Going on Our GIANT ’17-18 National Tour

Wee TryAntasaurus tries to teach a lazy Dinosaur why to “Prepare Today for Tomorrow”.  The original musical features glo-in-the-dark nine-foot-tall puppets, live actress and video backgrounds. Performance locations for “Alice in Wonderland” include theaters, universities, schools, performing arts centers in the Southeast and Midwestern United States. Email us for more information about the tour.

Gaspar Pops Up at Plant Museum

It’s January and that means growing beards and Gasparilla. Join Gaspar and meet Rip Van Winkle at PuppetWorld Playhouse on January 23-24.


See the Whole Season of PuppetWorld Shows

PuppetWorld Stage

 Check out the calendar of upcoming shows at PuppetWorld and around the Tampa Bay area.

Your favorites are back plus there’s new shows for the season. See a scheduled show or arrange for a show at your location. We make it easy to bring a show to you!

Call Jerry at 813-659-0659 or email Jerry@PuppetWorld.com.

Princess Thimbelina in 2015-16 Season

GIANT Puppet Show - Princess Thimbelina

Princess Thimbelina

Princess Thimbelina exemplifies you can find happiness if you have belief in what your heart tells you to be true.Holli Rubin as Princess Thimbelina

Hans Christian Andersen narrates his classic fairy tale of Thimbelina, the little girl no bigger than your thumb — so small she could sit atop a thimble.

Thimbelina and her menagerie of animal friends are featured in our original musical adaptation. All of the classic characters are in this play: Mumford Mole, the Frog, Angus the Bird, Miss Spider and the Prince of Sunflowers. The production features our trademark GIANT puppets, fanciful costumed characters and live actress Holli Rubin as Princess Thimbelina!

Arts in education support materials for educators available. Marketing support for presenters available.

Get information by calling Jerry at 813-659-0659 or email Jerry@PuppetWorld.com

About the Show

  • Audience: Age 10 & under
  • Length: 55 minutes
  • Localized Opening Vignette: Yes
  • Post-Show Demonstration: Yes
  • Arts in Education Component: Yes – Study guides, teacher workshops, student workshops