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For a farewell run  – Come now or never! 

“Inventive! Imaginative! Sophisticated!”  Toronto Star
“Pure Charm! Sheer magic!”    CBC Radio
“A feast for the eyes!”     NOW Magazine

Tea at the Palace is a sumptuous and lively retelling of two intertwined medieval Russian folktales.    A hapless peasant is brought to the Tsar’s court and charged with treason simply for making tea in a samovar. Meanwhile, the Tsar becomes smitten with a clever peasant girl when she arrives at court to request settlement of a dispute.  To thwart the budding romance, the Tsar’s meddlesome servants resort to ridiculous antics, but are defeated at their own game when the Tsarina-to-be solves a series of riddles.

Staged in Puppetmongers’ signature style with zest, humour and delightful ingenuity, the show features magical pop-up scenery and an array of puppets based on antique toys and dolls ranging from 6 inches to 6 feet tall!  Exuberant music by David Anderson and Nuno Cristo draws on Russian songs and folk instrumentation.
Tea at the Palace is suitable for ages 5 and up.

Tarragon Theatre Extra Space
30 Bridgman Avenue  (Bathurst & Dupont)
December 26 – 29, 2013 at 2 pm  

Tickets at Tarragon Theatre Box Office
416.531.1827 or  
www.tarragontheatre.tickets.com
Adult $25    Child/senior/student $20
Family 4 pack only $75

EXTRA FUN !!!
Post-show Puppet Making Workshops
December 26, 27 & 28 only

For children 5 to 12 accompanied by a caregiver
Reservations at time of ticket purchase required.  Limited to 10 participants at $10 per child 
More info: www.puppetmongers.com or info@puppetmongers.com

“It’s nice to know that thoughtful, gentle shows like this for children still exist”  Globe & Mail

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…Puppetmongers, one of the most consistently delightful groups in the city. They work with great delicacy, wit and imagination, using carefully crafted puppets in charming stories.”                                      Richard Ouzounian, Toronto Star

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