"The Clueless Detective"
Show Running Time: 45 min
Appropriate for All ages
(target age range 5+)
Moral: Ask for permission before
you take anything from someone.
If you don't understand something,
get information from a friend or book.
Dictionary, Thesaurus, clue, detective, sentence, disguise, diary.
See a Film Noir or black and white film, have a mystery treasure hunt, solve a puzzle or crossword. Play "I spy" and other detective games. Listen to old 1930's and 1940's jazz, blues and swing music. Study objects with a magnifying glass and tell what you found that you didn't notice bofore. Reference something in a dictionary and thesaurus.
Buster Charms, the sneaky thief, has been taking books without permission. The people of the town come to the clueless detective for help, but the guy just can't seem to figure it out.
Help the detective unravel the clues and solve the mystery! Will he get a clue at the library? Or will the sneaky villain get away with the crime? This interactive show takes the audience on a wild "film noir" style journey, combining black and white characters and bright red clues.
"Puppets' Night Out" is a family-friendly puppet and mask performance-series at Puppet Central in Atelier Gallery St Johns, North Portland, Oregon. Every week, there is a different performer and a different show! Performances are followed by a puppet craft or theater activity and are recommended for children ages 3 and up. Tickets are $10. Seating is limited, so please drop by the Gallery early to get your tickets, or buy your tickets online at Brown Paper Tickets: www.puppetcentral.brownpapertickets.com (service fee applies with brown paper tickets.)
Regular "Puppets' Night Out" performers include Kelly Campbell of KCPuppetree (www.kcpuppetree.com), Jason Ropp of Dragon Theater Puppets (www.dragontheater.com), Brittany Moering of Britt and The Wily Wayfarers (www.wilywayfarers.com), Amy Gray of ZING Productions, and Shae Uisna of Shae Uisna Puppets (www.ateliergallery.com).
EVERY Saturday at 6PM.