For decades, the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has been bringing enjoyment to legions of people through its contemporary and innovative marionette productions based on children’s classics.
NOW SHOWING: THE PRINCESS, THE EMPEROR AND THE DUCK
A modern retelling of three classic Han Christian Andersen tales.
Tickets are $8/children and $12/adults.
- Schedule varies, refer to the ticket purchasing website
for up to date showtimes.
- Tickets are required.
- Children 18 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
ENTER OUR COLORING CONTEST!
Win the ultimate experience for you and 4 friends: complimentary tickets
to the next show, exclusive backstage tour
and meet & greet
with the puppeteers. Read on for entry details!
Parents can download The Princess, The Emperor and the Duck
and let your child's imagination run wild! Once complete, snap a picture of the artwork and share with us on social media to be entered to win. Make sure to follow us on Twitter
and post your photo using #CPFColorMe
and include your child's age. Two winners will be chosen: 7 years old & under and 7 years old & up. Submissions accepted through June 30, 2017.
Winners will be notified via social media.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES / GROUP RATES
The Cottage features a unique party room adjacent to the theater that comes equipped with child-size furniture, making it an ideal spot to host your child’s next birthday party.
Group rates are available for schools and non-profit organizations. For information, please call (212) 988-9093.
Click here for a map to the Cottage in Central Park
Walking directions to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
** All sales final. No refunds or exchanges.**
HISTORY OF THE SWEDISH COTTAGE
The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre
was imported to the U.S. in 1876 as Sweden’s exhibit for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.
The enchanting Swedish architecture and craftsmanship of the structure, suggestive of a model schoolhouse, caught the eye of Fredrick Law Olmsted
, who brought it to Central Park in 1877. READ MORE
* Please note shows may be cancelled 1 week in advance based on ticket sales. All ticket buyers will be notified a minimum of 72 hours in advance via email and offered a ticket exchange for a new date or a full ticket refund.
Proceeds from ticket purchases and birthday party rentals help to support free PuppetMobile performances in NYC parks.