Get ready to meet the Headless Horseman who is riding in from Sleepy Hollow to Symphony Space on Oct. 22.
In this comedic version of the classic Washington Irving tale, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the frightful apparition find a new head and a spookier image. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel.
Presented by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers, this child-friendly production of an important work of American fiction features 20 hand-crafted mouth and rod puppets, including shadow puppetry. The company has received three Citations of Excellence from the American chapter of Union Internationale de la Marionette, the highest national award in puppetry.
“The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow,” Oct. 22, at 11 am and 2 pm. Tickets are $17 ($14 for members) and free for babies under 6 months old.
Symphony Space [2537 Broadway at W. 94th Street on the Upper West Side, (212) 864–5400; www.symph