The City Parks’ Mobile Marionette Puppetmobile travels the city throughout the summer giving children free performances of their beautifully crafted marionettes and talented performers. This season they will be bringing a new performance to a playground near you.
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.
Queens Summer Schedule:
Friday, June 21- 11 am Ehrenreich Austin Playground
Thursday, June 27- 11 am Arthur J. Katzman Playground in Yellowstone Park
Thursday, August 1- 10:30am Queensbridge Park
Wednesday, August 14- 10:30am Alley Pond Park