CityParks PuppetMobile Presents Little Red's Hood
Thursday, July 25, 2013
10:30 a.m.–11:30 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.
Directions to Crocheron Park
Know Before You Go
Due to renovations, Joe Michaels Mile is closed from the Bayside Marina to Northern Boulevard. The section between Fort Totten and Bayside Marina is open, and can be accessed from the Fort Totten entrance and 28 Avenue overpass (stairs and ramp are both open). There is no access from 35 Avenue/Crocheron Park overpass. Updates will be posted here when available. We apologize for any inconvenience. Total project duration is one year.