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Trouble in the nursery! Mother Goose has taken the day off, and Father Goose must do all of the storytelling. ''Father Goose's Tales'' is a hilarious modern adaptation of favorite nursery rhymes and children's songs performed with masterful shadow puppetry. Each performance includes a puppet demonstration and lots of audience interaction that will delight audiences young and old!About the Performer:
Jim Napolitano, a.k.a. "Uncle Nappy," is a Connecticut native and one of America's most-loved shadow puppeteers. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut's Puppet Arts program, and has taught puppetry to students of all ages throughout New England. For over 20 years Nappy's Puppets has toured nationally to theatres, festivals, libraries, and museums, delighting audiences of all ages with quality shadow theatre productions.
Jim has also worked extensively as a freelance artist and puppeteer. As a member of Bits and Pieces Puppet Theatre he performed musicals with giant puppets across the country and around the world, including at the National Cultural Center in Japan and the National Theatre in Taiwan. His television credits include Between the Lions, The Book of Pooh, and segments for Nickelodeon, Scholastic Home Video, and HBO Pictures. He currently resides in Connecticut with his two young children.
Shadow puppets. Recommended for ages 4 and up.