Author Archives: Maritime Marionettes

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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Sioux Lookout Kid’s Kaleidoscope

The most notable comment from the audience tonight was: when the Giant was snoring like thunder… we heard a young audience member say, over and over “That sounds just like my Mother!”   We had another great audience of 100 people. … Continue reading

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Truro workshop to be in news

Sherry Martel is doing a write up in the Colchester Weekly News. Keep your eye out for an article on our upcoming March Break, Marionette making workshop at the Marigold, in Truro.

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Our Ontario tour so far..

We have had great weather for our travels, and have driven 3,100 kms since Feb 23rd, when we left Truro. The total of the tour will be 7,133 kms. Finally after three days in the van, to see the families … Continue reading

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