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'Puppeteer's True Story' - next Simpich show Sept. 24-Nov. 7

Pinocchio, as carved by David Simpich, is one of the characters featured in his “Portraits: A Puppeteer's True Story,” running Sept. 24 to Nov. 7 at the Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave.
Courtesy of Simpich Showcase
       Using marionette puppets he made in the likeness of historical figures or literary characters who influenced his life, David Simpich will present his original show, “Portraits: A Puppeteer's True Story,” Sept. 24 to Nov. 7 at the Simpich Showcase, 2413 W. Colorado Ave.
       The cast will include King David, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln, Pinocchio, cave explorer Jim White, Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man) and even Simpich's own great grandmother, Harriet Ritter.
       Shows will be Wednesdays and Fridays through Sundays. Ticket prices range from $12 to $14.
       Performances are recommended for ages 6 and up.
       For more information, call the box office at 465-2492 or go to simpich.com.

Westside Pioneer article
(Posted 9/17/14; Business: Events)

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