KC Edventures Guide for Ages 3-5

Paul Mesner Puppets

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Paul Mesner and his puppeteers have been entertaining Kansas City audiences for more than 20 years.  Come see some of your favorite books brought to 'life' by a variety of puppets.  Both young and old alike will enjoy the wonderful story interpretations the company is showing in it's 2011 - 2012 season.  The following shows are recommended for preschoolers -

Before the Show:

  • Get there early!  Seating is first come, first serve - and these shows are very popular with school groups.
  • Read the book/story that's associated with the show.
  • Visit the Paul Messner site if you want to review the activity guide (available for some shows).
  • Make sure to have a snack prior to arrival, and visit the bathroom before the show begins.

2012 - 2013 Performances

Officer Buckle & Gloria

November 1 - 25, 2012

Learn about safety with Officer Buckle and his very funny partner, Gloria the dog!


The Nativity

December 14 - 16, 2012

   

A beautiful show that portrays the birth of baby Jesus.  Amazing 7 foot tall puppets and held in the Grace & Holy Trinity Cathedral.


The Comic Adventures of Old Mother Hubbard & Her Dog

January 3 - 12, 2013

A special show for our youngest audiences - lights stay on and no loud noises.  Come experience your first puppet show!

 

Martha Speaks

January 16 - February 10, 2013

Martha the dog is able to talk!  Find out what she does now that the humans can hear her.

 

Wiley and the Hairy Man

February 20 - March 16, 2013

A retelling of a popular African American folktale - Wiley and hsi mother outwit the Harry Man.

 

True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

April 3 - 28, 2013

A hilarious retelling of the 3 little pigs from the wolf's point of view - you will laugh thru the whole show!

 

Sleeping Beauty

May 7 - 19, 2013

A spinning wheel, a prince and a magical kiss -- along with lots of humor!

 

Puss in Boots

June 5 - 30

Enjoy the adventurous tale of the brave cat who wears spanish boots!

 

Go, Dog, Go!

July 17 - August 11, 2013

Have an exciting time with the dogs as they attend parties, drive cars and have all kinds of fun!

 

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  • Music, Theatre & Arts: Sculpture