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Hans Christian Anderson classic fables arrive at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

Puppets in “The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck,” at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park.
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The tales of Hans Chrstian Andersen come to life on the stage of the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater in Central Park in production of “The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck,” running now through September.

City Parks Foundation presents three classic tales from Hans Christian Andersen. Set in Africa, China, and Central Park, the tales include “The Princess and the Pea,” “The Emperor’s New Clothes” and “The Ugly Duckling.” The hand-painted marionettes and scenery brings to life the tales narrated by Owl. Children learn the valuable lessons each fable teaches. For children 3 to 9 years old.

“The Princess, The Emperor and The Duck,” now through September, Tuesdays through Sundays, 10:30 am and 2 pm. Tickets are $12 and $8 for children under 12.

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater [W. 79th and West Drive in Central Park, (212) 988–9093; www.cityparksfoundation.org/arts/swedish-cottage-marionette-theatre].

Posted 12:00 am, March 15, 2017
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