Jellyfish in Westport – The Silly Jellyfish by the Hudson Vagabond Puppets


We enjoyed “Mammoth Follies” last year, so we headed to the Levitt Pavilion for “The Silly Jellyfish”, despite some raindrops. It was a good thing we did because the kids (and the parents) enjoyed the puppet show a lot. You can read more about the Hudson Vagabond Puppets and the show’s synopsis on their web site. There were a lot of different animals in this production: two 9-feet sea dragons, a 40-foot whale, blue sea crab, great white shark, octopus, sea turtle, and more. One of the puppeteers was kind enough to spend some time with the kids and showed them the monkey puppet (with his black mask off) after the show. He also answered questions the kids posed, like “how do you sing with the mask over your face.” However, I was kind of surprised at how the show ended so abruptly. For some reason, I expected all of the puppeteers to unmask themselves so we could give them a great big round of applause. I guess last year was different because it was the main character’s last day of work and they gave her a plaque. Anyway, “The Silly Jellyfish” was a really interesting story!

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s