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Leonard Piper's plays including biography, theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates
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Hailed by critics as A Masterpiece, this production was created by the Father of TPC cofounder Christopher Piper, and is completely refurbished and adapted for the Puppet Co. stage. Told with life-size marionettes and live actors, it is the story of a puppet that sheds its strings in pursuit of becoming a real boy. His adventures lead him into danger and foul company. A Fox and Cat sell him to an evil puppetmaster, he almost makes a donkey of himself, and to rescue his papa he must be swallowed by a whale. But, in the end, with the help of a talking cricket and a blue fairy, he is reunited with his Father and granted his heart's desire.
Script Adapted from the Carlo Collodi
the Puppet Company, 7300 MacArthur Blvd (Glen Echo Park), Glen Echo, MD Nov 2010
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puppet Youth Audience
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