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“The Case of the Missing Kitten” by WonderSpark Puppets

September 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

$6 – $12

As part of its Fall Puppet Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present The Case of the Missing Kitten by WonderSpark Puppets of New York City on September 23, 2017 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center.

When a cute kitten goes missing, only one detective is clever enough, brave enough, and smart enough to solve the case—Mystery Max! Join Max on a wild adventure to find Nancy’s missing kitten. Along the way we’ll meet crazy characters, make new friends, sing songs and find clues in this classic whodunit. Featuring puppets by Montreal artist Mathieu René and costumes by Sarah Lafferty, the performance runs approximately 40 minutes in length and is recommended for children ages 3+.

WonderSpark Puppets, comprised of Chad Williams, UConn Puppet Arts alumna Lindsey “Z” Briggs, and Jenny Hann, performs highly interactive puppet shows throughout the New York City area and beyond! Since 2009 they have been entertaining family audiences at New York City landmarks like Central Park, the New York Public Library, Mt Sinai Kravis Children’s Hospital, Bryant Park, and more. Fusing puppetry and storytelling with memorable characters and silly songs, WonderSpark performs at public and private venues.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry, by calling 860-486-8580, or online at A surcharge will be added to any purchases made online. Tickets may also be purchased at the Ballard Institute on the day of performance starting at 10 a.m. There will be open seating and no reservations. Visitors can park in the Storrs Center Garage located at 33 Royce Circle. Parking in the Storrs Center Garage is free for the first two hours and $1 per hour thereafter, with a daily maximum charge of $8. For more information about these performances, visit or call 860-486-8580.


September 23, 2017
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$6 – $12
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Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
1 Royce Circle
Mansfield, CT United States


Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
(860) 486-8580


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