However The Capture and Return of Bald Beatrice the Baby Mermaid is FREE and open to the public on July 19th at Springfield Mall.
Another public event is on July 28th at Upper Dublin Public Library and it's a Mandala Workshop for kids ages 6 thru 9. You must register for this.
Occasionally a fish puppet needs a new stick, or a strap comes off a rainbow pixie cape or a piece of corn comes out of it's stalk and needs to be glued in, etc. But it is nothing compared to making it all in the first place, as in making hundreds of costumes, puppets, and props. For the most part they have all held up really well over the years.
There are six different stories and some of these handmade items can be used in more than one story, such as bears in one story are ground hogs in another.......
It can be challenging to keep the stories and matching puppets props and costumes straight since everything is packed into rolling suitcases.......so have to open them all up and switch things around on a regular basis.
Anyway life is good, I am lucky to be doing something that is of my own making, that is enjoyable and enjoyed.
Happy Summer Everyone!
|artwork by Madeleine de Kemp|