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CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

10:30 a.m.

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Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the classic “Little Red Riding Hood” tale updated with a modern sensibility that will appeal to kids. The production features a dozen, hand-made marionettes crafted by the expert puppeteers from the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre.

Like many of today’s children, Little Red is a smart, young city slicker who is too focused on her smartphone to notice her surroundings. Wulfric is a misunderstood wolf with a sweet tooth. When Little Red travels from New York City to the country to deliver some cupcakes to her Grandma, she encounters a colorful cast of characters as Wulfric the Wolf tries to head her off at the pass.

Little Red’s Hood is directed by Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre’s Artistic Director Bruce Cannon and written by Liam Hurley.

The CityParks PuppetMobile is the oldest continually operating company of its kind in the country, which presents free performances and puppet-making workshops in neighborhood parks, recreation centers and schools throughout New York City.

Location

Flagpole at 41st Street & 6th Avenue in Sunset Park
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

City Parks Foundation

Contact Email

info@cityparksfoundation.org

Categories

Kids

Directions to Sunset Park

Know Before You Go

Spray ShowersSunset Park

The bathhouse located at 7th Avenue between 41st and 44th Streets in Sunset Park will be under construction to create an attractive, historically appropriate and accessible spray shower in the footprint of the existing wading pool. The new spray shower will feature vertical water spray elements of varying heights, a central waterfall, ground sprays for toddlers, touch activated bollards, stainless steel play drums, bench seating and decorative pavements. New trees, ornamental plantings, fencing and a drinking fountain will also be included.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2014

Sunset Park Weather

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