Pictured: Damian Blake. Photo courtesy of Mesner Puppet Theatre
Mesner Puppet Theater has announced the cast for the first show in their 17/18 season, THE DINOSAUR SHOW.
Directed by Artistic Director Mike Horner, the production features Damian Blake as Dr. Sawyer.
THE DINOSAUR SHOW reaches into the past to bring this prehistoric, funny tale to life. Paleontologist Dr. Dino Sawyer explores scientific theories that explain what was and what might have been in the Age of the Dinosaur.
THE DINOSAUR SHOW joins Mesner’s 30th anniversary season lineup, which includes THE NATIVITY, THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES by Ezra Keats, and RHYMES, RAP MISS MARY MACK.
Mesner Puppet Theater’s 17/18 Season lineup (from the press release):
The Dinosaur Show
October 3-22, 2017
Make no bones about it – The Dinosaur Show is sure to tickle your funny bone and stimulate your imagination. Join paleontologist Dr. Dino
Sawyer in exploring scientific theories that explain what was and what might have been in the Age of the Dinosaur.
December 1-3, 2017
This celebrated annual spectacle comes alive every December. A cast of more than 40 puppets, including beautiful seven-foot puppets, live music and a choral accompaniment grace the stage for this biblical enactment.
Performed at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral, 415 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105.
The Snowy Day and Other Stories
by Ezra Jack Keats
December 5-23, 2017
Experience the joys of playing in a fresh snowfall, learning to whistle and discovering a fantastic treasure through the eyes of Peter, the little boy in the red snowsuit from Ezra Jack Keatsʼ beloved Caldecott winning books.
Rhymes, Rap Miss Mary Mack
February 13-March 4, 2018
Clap along with Miss Mary Mack as she dances through the wonder- ful world of nursery rhymes, poems and raps, brought to life with fanciful marionettes.
For more information on Mesner Puppet Theatre visit mesnerpuppets.org.