North American Spring Tour

We are going back on the road this Spring in the USA and Canada with The Man Who Planted Trees.

See our tour dates from New York at the Lincoln Center Education in early March to the Northern Alberta Children's Festival in late May and early June.


 
 

Puppet State Tweets

Arrived today in St Albert for the final leg of our three month North American odyssey (a continuation of the one... https://t.co/UR9zc3i8Qn
- Monday May 29 - 4:27am

What a wonderful story! Very Elzéard :-) https://t.co/SJSu83WaqC
- Friday May 26 - 10:04pm

TV special! Dog, Richard & Rick on Daytime Ottawa https://t.co/7snIPct8P2 https://t.co/k9YBzkNOGP
- Wednesday May 10 - 12:21pm

Today at Montalvo Arts Center, dog tried to convince Jean to pose for his life drawing class. Here are a few... https://t.co/SUhfE9Mg1S
- Tuesday Apr 25 - 9:15pm

 
 

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

Arrived today in St Albert for the final leg of our three month North American odyssey (a continuation of the one... https://t.co/UR9zc3i8Qn
- Monday May 29 - 4:27am

What a wonderful story! Very Elzéard :-) https://t.co/SJSu83WaqC
- Friday May 26 - 10:04pm

TV special! Dog, Richard & Rick on Daytime Ottawa https://t.co/7snIPct8P2 https://t.co/k9YBzkNOGP
- Wednesday May 10 - 12:21pm

Today at Montalvo Arts Center, dog tried to convince Jean to pose for his life drawing class. Here are a few... https://t.co/SUhfE9Mg1S
- Tuesday Apr 25 - 9:15pm

 
 

From Flickr

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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