Caravan makes classic literature enjoyable, and understandable with artful humor and age appropriate puppetry. Audiences are treated to a wide diversity of puppets and puppetry styles with beautiful staging and original music.
Four stories are drawn from the selection below for each program.
The Boy Who Drew Cats – A boy finds his life path and saves his village with his art. With shadow puppets. Japan.
Anansi and the Snake – Anansi the Spider tricks snake to become the owner of all stories. With loads of interaction and a giant colorful snake puppet. Africa
The Lion And The Mouse – Giant Lion likes to scare smaller animals. One day, he learns that even a tiny mouse can help him. Aesopʼs Fables
The Sleeping Dragon – Little dragon tries to wake the biggest dragon. Finally, with audience help, a whisper works where all else fails. Hand puppets and a unique lap puppet are used. China
Tokoyo – A brave girl rescues her father from a sea monster in this classic Japanese fairy tale. Japan