Nov 13–Dec 30, 2018 (no shows 11/22, 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

Nov 13–Dec 30, 2018 (no shows 11/22, 12/25)

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PRICING

Overview

Workshop Schedule

Special Events

Meet the Cast

PRICING

Ages 4+

The performance lasts ~1 hour and fifteen minutes - no intermission.

Pricing varies by date.  Please call our ticket sales office for more information: 404-873-3391.

 

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 Sam the Snowman Rod Puppet, and admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum. Limited FREE parking is also available!

Note: The Center is closed on Mondays as well as Nov 22 and Dec 25.

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

 

 

Mainstage Theater

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™: Sam the Snowman 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 2018
Sam the Snowman Rod Puppet


WORKSHOP TIMES

Nov 13–14 (showtimes Tues & Wed 10 & 12)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Wed:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1   instructor-led workshop
      1-2    self-guided workshop

Nov 15–18 (showtimes Thurs–Fri 10 & 11:45; Sat 11 & 1, Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Thur & Fri:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     11:45-12:45 instructor-led workshop
     12:45-2 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-3 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 self-guided workshop

Nov 20 & 21 (showtimes Tues 10 & 12; Wed 10 & 12 & 2) 
*CAPW schedule Tues 10-2 self-guided workshop 
*CAPW schedule Wed 10-5 self-guided workshop 

Nov 22, Thurs: CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

Nov 23, Fri (showtimes 11, 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Fri: 10-5 self-guided workshop 

Nov 24-25 (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 27–Dec 2 (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
     12:45-2 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 self-guided workshop

Dec 4-9 (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 11-16 (showtimes Tues–Thurs 10 & 12, Fri 10 & 12 & 2, Sat 11 & 1 & 3, Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Tues-Thurs:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1 instructor-led workshop
     1-2 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Fri:
     10-11 instructor-led workshop
     12-1 instructor-led workshop
     1-4 self-guided workshop 
*CAPW schedule Sat: 12-5 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sun: 2-5 self-guided workshop

Dec 18-23 (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, Tues: CLOSED for Christmas

Dec 26-30 (showtimes Wed 10 & 12 & 2; Thur-Fri 10 & 12; Sat 11 & 1 & 3; Sun 1 & 3)
*CAPW schedule Wed-Fri: 10-4 self-guided workshop
*CAPW schedule Sat: 11-5 self-guided workshop 
*CAPW schedule Sun: 12-5 self-guided workshop 

 

Special Events

Sunday, November 18, 12-3 pm

LEGOLAND Holiday Puppy Lego Build

Fungineers from LEGOLAND Discovery Center will join us on Sunday, Nov. 18 for a special holiday LEGO puppy build! Included at no extra charge with your paid admission to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer or the Worlds of Puppetry Museum. While supplies last!

 

Sunday, Dec 2: 12-3:30 pm - GIRL SCOUT STEM DAY (Waitlist Only) 

Join us at the Center for Puppetry Arts on Dec 2nd for a celebration of puppetry and STEM! Earn all four STEM patches.
Enjoy our performance of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer™ with a special post-show Scouts-only presentation that will make Science connections with the show and will reveal the Technology behind the spectacle of our performances (including the computers, lights and sound systems we use to create our puppetry magic).
 
A Guided Tour of our incredible Worlds of Puppetry Museum will highlight the Engineering behind the design and build of Jim Henson puppets as well as puppetry traditions from across the world. A customized Create-A-Puppet Workshop will celebrate the Math applications utilized in making your own one-of-a-kind Sam the Snowman Puppet (shapes, angles, measuring, symmetry, fractions).
 
A fun-filled day guaranteed to educate, entertain, and inspire awaits. Our special Girl Scouts ticket ($17.25) is your only way into these exclusive events!
 
Limit 4 tickets per reservation for Girl Scouts and their adult companions. No tag-alongs. Center Group Rates and Member Rates not applicable. Recommended for Brownies and Juniors.
 
Reserve your tickets today at our special reduced Girl Scouts rate by calling our Ticket Office at 404-873-3391.
Center for Puppetry Arts reserves the right to cancel a program with a full refund if it does not meet minimum sign-up requirements.
Sponsors

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.

Maggie Birgel is thrilled to be making her puppeteering debut in this year’s production of Rudolph! Previous Atlanta theatre credits include Nell Gwynn, Strait of Gibraltar, Fancy Nancy (Synchronicity), Enchanted April (Weird Sisters), Damn Yankees (Theatre Buford), Madeline's Christmas (Horizon), Calendar Girls, Romeo and Juliet, STEAM TEAM, And Then They Came For Me (Georgia Ensemble). You can see her next in The Last Night of Ballyhoo at Stage Door Players in February. Special thanks to Tim, the cast, and the rest of the Center staff for welcoming me into the puppeteer family with enthusiasm and support—all my love and gratitude to you.  

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!

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 Williford (Rudolph) is thrilled to be reprising the role of Rudolph in Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at the Center for Puppetry Arts. She is an Atlanta native and Auburn University graduate. Atlanta credits: Dry Land (Atlanta Theatre Club), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Jungle Book, Charlotte’s Web (Alliance Theatre); A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Shakespeare Kennesaw); Charlotte’s Web, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Center for Puppetry Arts); Of Mice and Men, Charlotte’s Web (Serenbe Playhouse). She is proud to be represented by the People Store. Endless love to her friends and family for their support and to the CPA for this holly, jolly experience. Happy Holidays!! ~www.annawilliford.com~

 

Amy Sweeney (Understudy) is happy to be back in Christmastown. Her past Center performances include Cat in the Hat, Pete the Cat, Old MacDonald's Farm, Click Clack MooCharlotte’s Web, Stan the Lovesick Snowman, Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat, The Adventures of Mighty Bug, The Tortoise, the Hare, and other Aesop's Fables,The Little Pirate Mermaid, The Adventures of Little Noodle,  The Ugly Duckling, Cinderella Della Circus, and more! She has also puppeteered for Haverty Marionettes, The City of Orlando Puppetroupe, Am-Jam Productions, Pinocchio’s Marionette Theater, and Walt Disney World. Love to Mom and Dad! Smooches to Tim and her little elves Elora  and Stella!