Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

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: JACK AND THE BEANSTALK 


Based on the classic English fairytale, this fresh retelling of the Swedish Cottage original production takes Jack on an enchanting adventure up a magical beanstalk. In this starry new world, Jack encounters the notorious Giant, Milford, whose thieving ways have brought misfortune upon Jack and his mother. Determined to make life better for his family, Jack, with help from friends old and new, risks his life to take back what the Giant stole.

SHOW INFORMATION

Monday - Friday: 10:30am & 12pm
Wednesday: 10:30am, 12:00pm & 2:30pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1pm

PURCHASE TICKETS

Tickets are $7/children and $10/adults. 

PLEASE NOTE

  • 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.


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.
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Group rates are available for schools and non-profit organizations. For information, please call (212) 988-9093.

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Walking directions to the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

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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