Now - Dec 31, 2017 (no shows 11/23, 12/25)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™

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Photo by Clay Walker


Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and all elements © and ™ under license to Character Arts, LLC.

 

 

 

Performance

Now - Dec 31, 2017 (no shows 11/23, 12/25)

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PRICING

Overview

Workshop Schedule

Meet the Cast

Special Events

PRICING

Your All-Inclusive Family Series Ticket includes 3 activities: the performance of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™, a Create-A-Puppet Workshop™ where you can build and perform with your very own King Moonracer™ Rod Puppet, and admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum. Limited FREE parking is also available!

Prices vary by date, so please refer to the calendars below when planning your visit to the Center this holiday season!

Note: The Center is closed on Mondays as well as Nov 23 and Dec 25.

 

 

 

 

 

Overview

Ages 4+

Reduced-Price Previews Nov 7 & 8
No shows Nov 23 and Dec 25  
Your all-inclusive Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer ticket includes the live performance, Create-A-Puppet Workshop™ and admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum.

 

Rudolph soars back into town for this faithful adaptation of the wonderful holiday film that speaks to the misfit in all of us. Based on the beloved 1964 stop-motion animated special, Rudolph and his friends  (including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius, and the Abominable Snow Monster) take the stage. You won’t want to miss it!

“I can assure you that after one visit, seeing Rudolph at the Center for Puppetry Arts will become an annual tradition for you and the kids.”  -AJC.com

Learning Themes: Anti-bullying, self-discovery, winter holidays, music

Puppetry Style: Rod, Black Light, Body

Create-A-Puppet Workshop™: King Moonracer™ Rod Puppet

Workshop Times: Times vary. Please wee Workshop Schedule tab for details.

Mainstage Theater

 With support from these Center for Puppetry Arts sponsors:

                                                                 

Workshop Schedule

CREATE-A-PUPPET WORKSHOP™ (“CAPW”) SCHEDULE 2017
King Moonracer™ Rod and String Puppet


WORKSHOP TIMES

Nov 9 – 19 (showtimes Tues–Fri 10 & 11:45; Sat 11 & 1, Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Fri:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     11:45-12:45 instructor-led workshop
     12:45-1:45 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 self-guided workshop

Nov 21 & 22 (Tues 10 & 12; Wed 10 & 12 & 2)
*CAPW self-guided Tues 10-2
*CAPW self-guided Wed 10-5

Nov 23, Thurs: CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

Nov 24 , Fri (showtimes 11, 1 & 3)
*CAPW self-guided 10-5

Nov 25 -26 (showtimes Sat 11 & 1 & 3, Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Sat: 11-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 12-5 self-guided workshop

Nov 28 – Dec 3 (showtimes Tues–Fri 10 & 11:45, Sat 11 & 1 & 3, Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Fri:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     11:45-12:45 instructor-led workshop
     12:45-1:45 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 self-guided workshop

Dec 5 - 10 (showtimes Tues–Fri 10 & 11:45, Sat 11 & 1 & 3, Sun 1 & 3 & 5)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Fri:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     11:45-12:45 instructor-led workshop
     12:45-1:45 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 (note: to-go kits available after 5pm show via Ticket Sales Office)

Dec 12 - 17 (showtimes Tues–Wed 10 & 12, Thurs-Fri 10 & 12 & 2, Sat 11 & 1 & 3, Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Wed:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1 instructor-led workshop
     1-2 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Thurs-Fri:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1 instructor-led workshop
     1-4 self-guided workshop (extending hours)
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 self-guided workshop

Dec 19 - 24 (showtimes Tues-Wed 10 & 12; Thur-Fri 10 & 12 & 2; Sat 11 & 1 & 3; Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Wed:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1 instructor-led workshop
     1-2 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Thurs:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1 instructor-led workshop
     1-4 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Fri: 10-4 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 11-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 12-5 self-guided workshop

Dec 25, Mon: CLOSED for Christmas

Dec 26 - 31 (Tues-Wed 10 & 12 & 2; Thur-Fri 10 & 12; Sat 11 & 1 & 3; Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW self-guided Tues-Wed 10-4
*CAPW self-guided Thurs-Fri 10-2
*CAPW schedule Sat: 11-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun 12-5 self-guided workshop

Meet the Cast

 

Dolph Amick is an Atlanta actor, musician and composer. Recent scores for the Center for Puppetry Arts include Shake A Tale Feather with Mother Goose; Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type; and the upcoming Pete the Cat (Center for Puppetry Arts). He appeared recently in Pump Boys and Dinettes and Almost Heaven: John Denver's America for Georgia Ensemble Theatre. Upcoming Center appearances will include Mighty Bug and Pete the Cat. He is currently musically active as country-punk singer Pussy Akins, troubadour Wicked Pete Speakeasy of Three Quarter Ale, and dolly of electro-pop band burndollies. He wishes to offer his love to the hilarious, passionate, energizing cast of Rudolph, and very special thanks to his amazing stage manager, Jessica, and inspiring producer, Liz, for all of their graceful and genuine support. As ever, his undying love to his amazing wife, Kara, and his beautiful son, Valentine. Finally, he wishes all of you peace, love and harmony with your fellow humans this holiday season.

Nikolas Carleo is thrilled to return for his third season with the Center for Puppetry Arts. He graduated from Columbus State University with a B.F.A in Theatrical Performance and has been pursuing acting in Georgia ever since. His most recent appearances were in Grease as the Teen Angel at the Springer Opera House and as a dinosaur puppeteer with Stone Mountain Park. This performance is dedicated to his late Grandma Barbra.

Brian Harrison is happy to be back in Christmas town bringing Christmas cheer! Brian thanks his family and friends and looks forward to performing in the Center production “Rainforest”. Happy holidays everyone!

Emily Marsh is a puppeteer and actor who has toured and performed all over the country. Favorite projects have included Gruff: An Eco Puppet Musical (NYC), Inside Out at Imagination Stage (DC), and God Projekt at La MaMa Theatre (NYC). Emily has also had the pleasure of working as a touring puppeteer with the Swedish Cottage Marrionette Theatre, Wits End Puppets, and Madcap Puppet Company. This is Emily's first production at the Center for Puppetry Arts. www.emilykmarsh.com

Kathryn O'Shea is a theatre artist, puppeteer, and singer/songwriter. Trained at UCF's theatre conservatory, Kathryn began studying puppetry in 2014 toured the U.S. for a year puppeteering in Electricity! (Red Herring Puppets). After to moving to Atlanta last year, she joined the directorial team at Onion Man Productions for Stage Kiss and Beautiful Balloons and is now thrilled to make her debut at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Rudolph. She thanks the cast and crew for sharing their passion and skill throughout this process. She also thanks her family and her partner, Blake, for their endless support. Finally, she thanks Lisa for opening her up to the magic of puppetry.

Kristin Storla is thrilled to be lighting up her nose once again for this year's Rudolph! Since completing the Shakespeare Tavern apprenticeship, she's been working as an Atlanta-based actor and fight choreographer. Local credits: Americana, Hedda Gabler (Seedling Project) Evil Dead: The Musical, She Kills Monsters (Out of Box) Romeo & Juliet, King Lear (Fern Theatre) Stinky Kids (Aurora/Synchronicity), As You Like It, Taming of the Shrew, Henry VI Part One (Shakespeare Tavern). Next up? Sh!t-Faced Shakespeare @ The Village Theatre! For more action, follow along at KristinStorla.com

Anna Claire Walker is an actor/puppeteer, originally from Birmingham, Alabama. She earned her BFA in Musical Theatre from Auburn University where some of her favorite credits included Sally Bowles in Cabaret, Lysistrata in Lysistrata, and Violet in 9 to 5: The Musical.  Anna Claire’s Center for Puppetry Arts credits include Space!, The Little Pirate Mermaid, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, and Pete the Cat, where she played the role of Pete!  

Sponsors

Nov 11 - 10:30am-12:30pm

Join famed celebrity Atlanta chef (and Yukon Conrnelius look-alike) Kevin Gillespie for a holiday photo opportunity and a chance tosample Chef Gillespie’s Warm Embrace Hot Cocoa and some sweet treats.

Nov 18 - 12am-2pm or while supplies last!

The FUNgineers from LEGOLAND Discovery Center will be at the Center for a special holiday LEGO build activity, where guests can make and take home a special holiday-themed LEGO figures. While supplies last


Nov 25 - 10:00am-2:30pm

Bring the family to see Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and enjoy a very special holiday photo opportunity with one of the puppets from the show! It makes a great backdrop for your holiday photos.

 

All events are included with your admission to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer!</p