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Ship of Fools: A Giant Puppet Odyssey

Come and see us this summer!

This summer String & Shadow is bringing audiences a new show called “Ship of Fools: A Giant Puppet Odyssey.” In it, three mimes set sail from the Port of Styx across the mythical boundary waters connecting the world of the living to the underworld. Aboard a mysteriously sentient ship, they encounter a world of beautiful and strange creatures: hermit crabs carrying houses on their backs, a ghostly humpback whale, and much more. Under layers of colorful fabric and dancing cardboard, Ship of Fools deals with themes of loss and acceptance, depicting a wondrous unknown and speaking to the power of friendship and love. It is brought to life by 3 mimes, 3 musicians, and 6 puppeteers.

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We will be performing Ship of Fools: A Giant Puppet Odyssey in Olympia, Washington

July 7  - July 30

Fridays and Saturdays at 6:30pm

Sundays at 2:30 & 6:30pm

Calliope Farm

1335 Overhulse Rd

$20 Suggested Donation

All tickets sold at the door only.

No one turned away for lack of funds.

Bring your own chair or blanket. Please carpool!

Accessibility: Calliope is a flat but bumpy field. It is possible to drive right up to where you are sitting, just let our parking volunteers know you need an ADA spot and we will help guide you. There will be an ADA porta-potty near the parking lot.

From August 1st to August 20th String and Shadow will be on the road! Catch us at one of these shows:

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July 19th - Bothell, WA - Bothell Landing Outdoor Amphitheater - 7:00pm - INFO HERE

August 1st - Salem, OR - Minto Island Growers

August 2nd - Corvallis, OR - Avery Park (Townsend Shelter) - 6:30pm

August 3rd- Blue Lake, CA - Dell'Arte Internacional School of Physical Theater

August 4th- Alameda, CA - Jean Sweeney Open Space - 6:30pm - INFO HERE

August 5th- Bolinas, CA - Mesa Park

August 6th - TBA

August 9th - Salt Lake City, UT - Jordan Park Gazebo - 7pm

August 11th - Bozeman, MT - Emerson Lawn - 6:30pm - INFO HERE

August 12th - Bozeman, MT - Emerson Lawn - 6:30pm - INFO HERE

August 13th- Missoula, MT - Free Cycles Missoula

August 14th - Helena, MT

August 16th - Vashon, WA - Open Space

August 17th - Port Angeles, WA - Port Angeles Fine Art Center - TICKETS HERE

August 18th - Chimacum, WA - Finn River Cidery

August 19th - Chimacum, WA - Finn River Cidery

August 20th - Deception Pass, WA - Deception Pass State Park

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