On January 24th, 2018 - The Chicagoland Puppetry Guild hosted it's first family-friendly, 1hr, puppet variety show at Mather's More than a Cafe.
This Puppet Variety show featured various styles of puppetry including: hand, rod, tabletop, marionette, vent, and toy theatre presented by various members of the Chicagoland Puppetry Guild.
Puppet Acts by: Steven Widerman and Mark Blashford presenting "Mr. Ritz", Chris Crawczyk presenting "The Reunion", Alejandro Rivera presents "Socky the Sock Puppet's Joke Time", Fred Birchtold, Zeezy Posner presents" The Story of Purim", Terri Reimer presents "The Incredible Circus Small", hosted by Connor Asher and Jeremy J. Giggles.
The event was organized by Susan Witek as an outreach program for the CPG to involve and encourage the art of puppetry with the public.
Special thank you to Mather's More Than A Cafe!