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Puppet Shows at Durant Arts Center | News Release | City of Alexandria

National Capital Puppetry Guild Monthly Shows at the Durant Arts Center


Alexandria, VA—July 26, 2018—The City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts has collaborated with the National Capital Puppetry Guild for a series of monthly family-friendly shows at the Durant Arts Center, located at 1605 Cameron St.


Blue Sky Puppet Theatre
Saturday, August 18
10 am and 11:15 am

Since 1974, Blue Sky Puppet Theatre has been one of the finest touring children’s theatres on the East Coast, performing 1,000 shows a year dedicated to excellence in theatre, art, education, and fun. The 10-person company was founded by Michael Cotter, who continues to be artistic director, producer, and co-owner.


Save the Dates for the next performances


September 22: Silly Goose and Val

October 20: Puppet MakerFest


Tickets are $5 for all ages and are available at the door or online. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. To purchase tickets online, visit and search keyword “puppet”.


For further information about the National Capital Puppetry Guild, please contact Jeff Bragg at 703.424.5553 or email


The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, contact Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565 (Virginia Relay 711) or


About City of Alexandria’s Office of the Arts

The Office of the Arts, a division of the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, promotes the value of arts and culture in Alexandria by nurturing, investing in and celebrating the creative contributions of artists and arts organizations. Through engaging the community, encouraging participation and facilitating access to the arts, the Office of the Arts works with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all of the City’s residents, workers and visitors. For more information, visit or follow the Office of the Arts on Twitter and Instagram via @alexartsoffice. Contribute to the conversation with #artsALX.



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