File puptcrit/puptcrit.0612, message 266


Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 22:55:31 -0500
To: puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] shows in New York City?


I put in quite a few years during the 80's working for Nick at the 
Macy's Puppet Theater.  Those were the days of Macy Mouse :-)  10 shows a day!

I also did 3 shows for Pottery Barn in November.

Susan



At 09:06 PM 12/21/2006, you wrote:
>Speaking of shows in New York... and shows in department stores... I
>saw "The Moosleton Lodge" show by Nic Coppola's Puppetworks at Macy's
>in Herald Square today-- and it was great fun!  A really nice looking
>and creative stage, and a variety of puppetry styles in one 22 minute
>show, with narration by Walter Cronkite and a true "star" turn by Julie
>Andrews.  Macy's has really put a lot into the show this year, although
>there didn't seem to be a lot of signs advertising the theatre's
>presence.
>
>It was very nice to see the show itself, and the happy camp rangers who
>staffed the house, but even more so to hear parents calling to their
>children as they made their way through a crowded shop, "we're on our
>way to the puppet show!"
>
>The first live puppet show I ever saw-- a Punch and Judy-- was in a
>Macy's department store.
>
>Did anyone on the list take part in the Pottery Barn for Kids'
>Thanksgiving puppetry event?
>
>Sean K.
>
>
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