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The Great Arizona Puppet Theatre welcomes you! We are open year round, performing shows at the theater Wednesday through Sunday.

See below for what's coming next or look here for the full schedule of upcoming shows.

Make sure to buy your tickets in advance.

Check out our Imagine This Project. This creative project gets the kids of Kenilworth Elementary School to write stories and craft puppets like professionals.

The Three Wishes

May 15 - May 26, Thurs - Fri 10am
Sat 10am & 2pm, Sun 2pm.
The Three Wishes

Be careful what you wish for, because you just might get it! A kind-hearted woodcutter and his wife are granted three wishes by a wood elf, and use them in increasingly silly ways in this charming European folk tale told with hand puppets. Download the Study and Activity Guide here. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: reserve here or call 602-262-2050 x 0.

The Dinosaur Picnic

May 30 - Jun 16, Thurs & Fri at 10am Sat 10am & 2pm; Sun 2pm.
The Dinosaur Picnic

"THE DINOSAUR PICNIC": Join a terrifically talented group of dinosaurs for a boisterous good time at "The Dinosaur Picnic"! Enjoy the prehistoric antics in this silly new show.

Reserve and Pay here.

Recommended for ages 3 and up.

Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee Fundraising Film Screening

May 31, 7pm Friday only.
Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee Fundraising Film Screening

Want to help create a new upcoming show AND watch an award-nominated theatrical production? This month, GAPT will be hosting a screening of Under the Sea with Dredgie McGee. With years of theatrical experience and not one, but two Jim Henson Foundation Grants, Matt-a-Magical wrote, directed, starred in, and designed over 35 puppets for this show, alongside an outstanding cast & crew. In 2023, it was nominated for 4 Helen Hayes Awards, including Best Ensemble and Outstanding Production.

Tickets must be purchased in advance: Purchase tickets here, or call 602-262-2050. This film is no longer available for streaming, so now is your chance to watch it! Tickets are only $10, and open to all ages. All proceeds from this event will go to funding and producing Tales from the Bayou, a brand new show premiering at GAPT this September!

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