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10/26/2005

''Peter and the Wolf'' Story Told with Puppets

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 Founded in 1974, Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theatre is a professional touring company that offers award-winning productions featuring exquisitely designed mask, mime, marionette and bunraku-style puppetry.
 The tale involves adventurous young Peter who wanders off into the meadow where he encounters a variety of colorful characters including a cat, bird, duck and, of course, the dangerous wolf.

ROCK HILL, S.C. -  The Winthrop DSU Program Board will present Das Puppenspiel’s Puppet Theatre’s production of Sergei Prokofiev’s thrilling classic "Peter and the Wolf" on Oct. 28. The production starts at 8 p.m. in Plowden Auditorium.

Founded in 1974, Das Puppenspiel Puppet Theatre is a professional touring company that offers award-winning productions featuring exquisitely designed mask, mime, marionette and bunraku-style puppetry. Now entering its 32nd season, the company has earned the respect of critics, presenters, and audiences in 43 states, Canada and Mexico.

Told through both narration and musical themes, the tale involves adventurous young Peter who wanders off into the meadow where he encounters a variety of colorful characters including a cat, bird, duck and, of course, the dangerous wolf. This story of Peter, who through his ingenuity saves the day, is a captivating and charming blend of exquisite puppetry, narrative and music that is ideal for the members of the Winthrop community as well as children.

The cost is $5 for those with a Winthrop I.D. and for those between the ages of 5 and 12. General admission is $7. Those age 4 and under get in free.

For more information, call 803/323-2108.


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