Meet the Eulenspiegel Puppets!

You can come to us or we can come to you.

The Eulenspiegel (OIL-N-SPEEGEL) Puppets delight audiences with a large repertoire of international folktales and historical fiction, including Sal Fink, Catfish Wrangler, The Amazing Adventures of Willy the Woolly, Stories and Cuentos, Little Red Riding Hood, and many others.

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Announcements

Bilingual Shows on Tour!

October 8, 2017: Our partner puppeteer from Mexico, Eli Portugal, is here!  We'll be touring our new show, Uncle Rabbit's Adventures (Las Aventuras de Tio Conejo) as well as Don Quixote and Eli's solo show, Godmother Death and the Water of Life.  Check out tour page for locations that you can catch one of these shows!  Email us for more information.

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Puppet Films for Adults!

October 8, 2017: Our second event of the year just for adults!  Friday, October 20 at 8:00 PM, we're showing another volume of cutting-edge films using puppets and objects and designed especially for film!  These are collected and curated by Heather Henson, daughter of legendary Jim Henson.  Tickets still only $6.00; email us for tickets and info!

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Our Shows

Uncle Rabbit's Adventures

 

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Age group: 4-94
Curriculum Connections:
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Nutrition
  • Plant science
  • Character Counts
  • Bilingual education
  • World Folklore

Uncle Rabbit's Adventures

Peter and the Wolf

Listen to Prokofief's beloved music as you watch Peter outsmart the wolf! Eulenspiegel Puppets use beautifully crafted large tabletop puppets and rod puppets to tell this classic tale of a young boy, his grandfather, his pets, and the creatures that live in the meadow and the forest.

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Age group: 4-94
Curriculum Connections:
  • Music
  • Drama
  • Art
  • Social Studies
  • Folk Literature

Peter and the Wolf

Freedom Star; Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad

Freedom Star: Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad uses near lifesize handheld puppets, rod puppets, shadow puppets, and hand-dyed scenery to tell a dramatic and moving story, based on local history, of a young girl who escapes from a farm in Missouri and makes her way through Iowa on her way to freedom.

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Age group: 8-adult
Curriculum Connections:
  • History
  • Iowa History
  • Music
  • Art Drama
  • Character Counts

Freedom Star; Gertie's Journey on the Underground Railroad

The Amazing Adventures of Willy the Woolly

Eulenspiegel Puppets performs a delightful tale of the lovable mammoths who roamed the Iowa prairies 10,000 years ago! Follow Willy the young woolly mammoth and his friend Bonny the Bunny as they overcome the dangers of sinkholes and saber tooth tigers.  Learn about the Ice Age and the power of friendship.

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Age group: 4-94
Curriculum Connections:
  •  Science
  • History
  • Geography
  • Art
  • Drama, music
  • Character Counts
  • STUDY GUIDE PROVIDED

The Amazing Adventures of Willy the Woolly

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Eulenspiegel Puppets

Hiring information

Contact us:

(319)-627-2487
monica@puppetspuppets.com
319 N. Calhoun St.
West Liberty, IA