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.

NOVEMBER 8 - DECEMBER 30: THE THREE BEARS HOLIDAY BASH


The Three Bears Holiday Bash is a variety show that celebrates the holiday season in song, dance and puppetry. This production quickly becomes a comedy of errors when Baby Bear invites Santa to star in Mama and Papa Bear's annual holiday show. The audience also gets to join in on the fun with a “12 days of Christmas” sing-a-long during the performance!

Written and directed by the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre’s longtime Artistic Director, Bruce Cannon, The Three Bears Holiday Bash draws from the stories of Hanukkah, The Night Before Christmas, and Kwanzaa, making it a great way to get into the holiday spirit!

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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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

Proceeds from ticket purchases and birthday party rentals help to support free PuppetMobile performances in NYC parks.