As students around Metro Atlanta begin the back-to-school process- whatever it may look like- the Center for Puppetry Arts has some exciting programming in store.

Just the facts

The Reluctant Dragon is now streaming live on Zoom from the Center for Puppetry Arts every Wednesday-Friday at 11:00am and Saturday-Sunday at 1:00pm. Produced by All Hands Productions of Atlanta, the show is performed by puppeteer David Stephens.

Sneak peek

About those tickets…

“Please support the Center by purchasing a ticket for everyone in your household who’ll be enjoying this presentation,” requests CPA. “The total amount you choose to pay allows us to continue to create and share all our programming with you.” Tickets range from $9-$11 and can be purchased by clicking here.

About David Stephens

David Stephens has been creating puppet characters for over 20 years. As a performer, Stephens has toured the United States and Canada presenting one-man puppet shows, which he writes, directs, builds, produces and performs under the auspices of All Hands Productions. Several of his shows have received funding from The Jim Henson Foundation, which strives to promote the art of live puppet theater in America.

Stephens was briefly a Muppet performer on “Sesame Street” and has worked for both Disney’s Muppets and The Jim Henson Company as a puppeteer. His work has been recognized by the Puppeteers of America and the American branch of Union Internationale de la Marionette (UNIMA), the world’s oldest theatrical organization focused on puppetry.

In the interest of keeping our city’s arts organizations alive and well, patrons may donate to the Center for Puppetry Arts here.

About Sally Henry Fuller

A theatre aficionado with a passion for telling people's stories, Sally Henry Fuller is a performing arts journalist. She has had the privilege of interviewing both local theatre professionals and multi-award-winning celebrities including Carol Burnett, Matthew Morrison, Vanessa Williams, Josh Gad, and Taylor Hicks. With theatre journalism experience since 2011, her work has also been featured on, the Huffington Post, and the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival.

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