Cashore Marionettes

Cashore Marionettes

October 4 – October 13, 2013
The Children's Theatre at Willow Lawn

A performance by the Cashore Marionettes is a celebration of life. The program consists of a collection of engaging pieces encompassing a broad range of themes, each delivered with a simplicity that expresses the essence of the moment. This world-renowned marionette company will entertain audiences of all ages. Visit for a sneak peek at this amazing art form.

Suggested for ages 4 and up.

Two Separate Productions: Choose Your Favorite, or Enjoy Both!

Life in Motion

This performance is a series of scenes taken from everyday life and set to beautiful music by composers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss, and Copland. Through a combination of virtuoso manipulation, humor, pathos, classic music, and poetic insight, The Cashore Marionettes take the audience on a journey that celebrates the richness of life. Life in Motion is a powerful, entertaining, surprising, one-of-a-kind evening for adults and young adults.

Simple Gifts

Simple Gifts is also a series of scenes from everyday life set to stunning music by Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven and Copland. Through a combination of virtuoso manipulation, beautiful music, theatrical illusion, and artistic insight, the original vignettes presented in Simple Gifts provide an entertaining and sensitive vision of what it is to be human. The marionettes are engineering marvels and the quality of movement is extraordinary. Adults, younger children, and young adults will all enjoy the range of emotions with characters and actions that are amazingly convincing.

For a list of Life in Motion performances ONLY, click here.
For a list of Simple Gifts performances ONLY, click here.


Questions? Please call (804) 282-2620 or email the box office manager, Janine Sears.
Groups of 10 or more, please call Mark Persinger at (804) 783-1688 ext. 1118 to save on Virginia Rep tickets, or see our Group Sales Page.