The Youth Services department at First Colony Branch Library will host a special marionette puppet show, “Rumplestiltskin,” on Saturday, October 13, beginning at 11:00 am, in the Meeting Room of the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land.
Master puppeteer Jean Kuecher, producer of Marionette Playhouse, will entertain children of all ages with her beautifully handcrafted marionettes on an elaborate stage, with music and lighting. In this puppet show, watch as the spinning wheel changes straw into gold, the Elf snares the Queen’s father, and the King’s horse comes to the rescue. After the performance, stay to learn some of the backstage secrets.
The delicately handcrafted, 1/3-life-sized marionettes are built by Kuecher, who also designs their beautiful costumes and majestic scenery. A member of the Puppeteers of America and the Greater Houston Puppetry Guild, Kuecher holds a master’s degree in Education, Counseling and Guidance from the University of Houston, and has used her puppetry skills to enrich classroom education.
The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call the branch library at 281-238-2800 or the library’s Public Information Office at 281-341-2677.