Monthly Archives: March 2013

Marionette Workshop at Marigold

We had a great workshop this morning. Here are some photos of the marionettes in progress. It was lots of fun! Isaac and Haley are very focused as they work.

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Fort Frances, Times Online

‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ Tuesday, 5 March 2013 – 2:13pm —Heather Latter photo The Maritime Marionettes portrayed the popular folktale of “Jack and the Beanstalk” at the Townshend Theatre here yesterday evening as part of the Kids & Company entertainment … Continue reading

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More-than-a-handful-of-beans

  More than a handful of beans… Culture & Events— 05 March 2013   Darryll Taylor and Heather Bishop of Maritime Marionettes perform the classic folk tale Jack and the Beanstalk for a crowd of captivated parents and children at … Continue reading

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Sault Ste. Marie, March 9

Over the Rainbow Children’s Series Around 130 people cozied in to the Grand Theatre on Saturday afternoon. We had a lovely time with this lighthearted crowd. The first day of March Break created a festive atmosphere to the afternoon.  An … Continue reading

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Atikokan Children’s Entertainment Series, March 6

We had a good sized audience at the High School on Wednesday night. They sat very still and watched intently as the story of Jack and the Beanstalk unfolded on stage. After the show, signing the ‘passports’ was a great … Continue reading

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Big Show comes to Sault

By Brian Kelly, Sault Star, Friday, March 8, 2013 9:21:25 EST AM Heather Taylor doesn’t need a spaceship to take people to other worlds. The puppeteer has entertained audiences with Maritime Marionettes since 1986. The group’s take on the English folktale, … Continue reading

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Kids and Company, Fort Frances, March 4

We enjoyed performing a responsive audience of around 100 at the Townshend Theatre last night. What a beautiful theatre the town and school have in Fort Frances. After the show, we met two of the youngest audience members who were … Continue reading

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Kenora, Sunday Smiles, March 3

The deer in the school parking lot was the first to arrive for the show! We had a big crowd of 170 people at the Evergreen Public School gymnasium. Pictures show some audience members having photos taken with marionettes after … Continue reading

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Red Lake Children’s Entertainment Series, March 2

On a cold Saturday night, in a short time before 6:30 pm, a friendly crowd appeared at the Red Lake High School. We had such a great time with you all in Red Lake, a very receptive audience. Especially the … Continue reading

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Memorable comments from tonight’s Dryden audience

After stealing the speckled hen from the Giant, Jack returns to the castle for a third time. As he grabs the golden harp to take down the beanstalk, a voice cried out, “Oh Jack! Not again!” Then as Jack raced … Continue reading

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