Back by popular request!

After a fabulous Autumn tour of The Man Who Planted Trees to locations as far-flung as Malaysia and Norwich, our next stops include the super-friendly Brigham Young University and the delightful Arcata Playhouse in Northern California. See our touring page for details.


 
 

Puppet State Tweets

#Puppet making #workshops have been a really fun part of our time with #Arcata playhousearts. Thanks so much for ha… https://t.co/KL0aInGzzc
- Saturday Feb 2 - 11:47pm

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- Wednesday Jan 30 - 9:31pm

We were last in Arcata California in January 2014. 5 years later it’s great to be returning to this beautiful coast… https://t.co/gMk37kfucn
- Wednesday Jan 30 - 7:33am

Hi from the Nelke Theatre at BYU Arts. #Provo #Utah #themanwhoplantedtrees #puppetry #storytelling #theatre #backstage #touring
- Friday Jan 25 - 4:26pm

Beautiful Provo, Utah! This is the view from the loading dock. A tremendous friendly welcome for The Man Who Plante… https://t.co/Om563TPolJ
- Friday Jan 25 - 3:04pm

A shining highlight of touring The Man Who Planted Trees. RIP Mary Oliver. Unicorn Theatre Walton Arts Center https://t.co/jhFqUBPlQW
- Friday Jan 18 - 3:46pm

Happy Birthday, JRR Tolkien! Thank you for the stories. We’re looking forward to bringing #LeafbyNiggle to… https://t.co/HaVS120eGq
- Thursday Jan 3 - 3:19pm

 
 

Blog Posts


Leaf by Niggle Reflections

While we have more to tell you (in a future post) about The Man Who Planted Trees, the bulk of 2016 was spent getting ready for and performing our new show (the one it took us more than 20 years to get around to) JRR Tolkien’s Leaf by Niggle. The tour of Scotland and Northern England

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JRR Tolkien’s ‘Leaf by Niggle’

Our new show is reaching completion and we are excited to be sharing it with you. Here’s a quick primer on the main what, when, who and why of it. Leaf by what? Yes we often have to repeat the name of the show. Leaf by Niggle is the same title as the short story we

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Twitter

#Puppet making #workshops have been a really fun part of our time with #Arcata playhousearts. Thanks so much for ha… https://t.co/KL0aInGzzc
- Saturday Feb 2 - 11:47pm

Audience members seeing The Man Who Planted Trees at Arcata Playhouse will each leave with their own sapling to pla… https://t.co/yaaa351t2K
- Wednesday Jan 30 - 9:31pm

We were last in Arcata California in January 2014. 5 years later it’s great to be returning to this beautiful coast… https://t.co/gMk37kfucn
- Wednesday Jan 30 - 7:33am

Hi from the Nelke Theatre at BYU Arts. #Provo #Utah #themanwhoplantedtrees #puppetry #storytelling #theatre #backstage #touring
- Friday Jan 25 - 4:26pm

Beautiful Provo, Utah! This is the view from the loading dock. A tremendous friendly welcome for The Man Who Plante… https://t.co/Om563TPolJ
- Friday Jan 25 - 3:04pm

A shining highlight of touring The Man Who Planted Trees. RIP Mary Oliver. Unicorn Theatre Walton Arts Center https://t.co/jhFqUBPlQW
- Friday Jan 18 - 3:46pm

Happy Birthday, JRR Tolkien! Thank you for the stories. We’re looking forward to bringing #LeafbyNiggle to… https://t.co/HaVS120eGq
- Thursday Jan 3 - 3:19pm

 
 

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Awards

The Man Who Planted Trees has won:
1. Eco Prize for Creativity, 2007
2. Total Theatre Award for Story Theatre, 2008
3. Victor Award IPAY (International Performing Arts for Youth) Showcase, Cleveland Ohio, 2009
4. Best Children’s Show at Brighton Fringe, 2009
5. Manchester Evening News Theatre Award for Best Studio Performance, 2009
6. Highest rated and reviewed show of the 2012 Edinburgh Festivals at Tickit.me
7. Winner of the 2012 CSPA Sustainable Production at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe