Are you ready for a puppet adventure? Pack a picnic and head up to Spring Hill for the third annual Puppet Slam, brought to you by the Puppetry Guild of Pittsburgh. This year the event is hosted at the Workingmen’s Beneficial Union (WBU), an event space that includes an outdoor picnic area that will be full of puppet activities, and an indoor performance featuring many of Pittsburgh’s favorite puppet acts.
A Puppet Slam is a showcase of short, contemporary puppetry work typically aimed at an adult audience. The main performances will include marionettes, ventriloquism, hand puppets, shadow puppets, and object theater. The evening will be hosted by Pittsburgh favorites Tom Sarver and Dave English, with music by Daniel “Kreepy Dollz” Baxter and his band Imaginary Friends. Spring Hill Brewing will be serving as well.
Puppet Slam ‘n Picnic will be held on Friday, August 17 from 6:00 to 9:30 pm at Workingmen’s Beneficial Union, located at 1958 Varley Street in Spring Hill. For more information, visit the Puppet Slam ‘n Picnic event page. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.