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Support Oregon's First and Only Puppet Museum!!
The Museum is located at 906 SE Umatilla St, Portland, OR
(at the corner of 9th & Umatilla in the Sellwood district,
two blocks south of Tacoma Street)
(503) 233-7723
Trimet Bus 70 comes closest to the museum (Three blocks away)
All shows and classes are at Ping Pong's Pint Size Puppet Museum
at the Olde World Puppet Theatre Studios
906 SE Umatilla St, Portland, OR 97202
Museum is open Thursday - Sunday - 2:00 - 8:00 pm
with FREE Admission
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Live Show
Don't miss out on the fun and excitement of seeing live shows in our intimate, affordable, and comfortable space.
We even have a hands-on puppet play area to keep folks
entertained until show time.
For Reservations, Stop by the museum, call (503) 233-7723,
e-mail: or purchase advance tickets on-line at:

(Note: once there, choose carefully because there may be multiple show, date,
and time choices. - a per ticket service charge is applied to on-line purchases.)

On-line tickets are held for you at the door.
Our Summer series of shows
“Baby Bear and the Adventures of Red Riding Hood”
by Ladybug Theater
Matt & Michelle Earley recreate the zany antics of Baby Bear as he tells his one and only
version of the beloved fairy tale.
Thurs July 9 @ 11:00 am
$8.00 - Suggested Ages 2+ up
“Around the World with Puppets”
by The Olde World Puppet Theatre
Nobody knows for sure just how old puppetry might be.
Come along with us on a fascinating journey through time
and space as our puppets present the historical and fun-filled facts of the worldwide story of puppetry.
It’s fun, it’s historical, it’s educational, it’s musical,
it’s entertaining, and it’s also hands-on interactive.
Sat July 11 @ 2:00 pm, Sun July 12 @ 4:00 pm
$8.00 - Suggested Ages
5 and up
“Peter Pan & Tinkerbell Story Time”
by Dragon Theater Princesses
Their story is about Neverland, pirates, Wendy and the lost boys. Captain Hook is out to stop the boy who never wants to grow up while Tinker Bell faces losing her best friend! Only their friendship can save their friends and each other. A highly interactive show for all ages featuring Live actors.
Sat July 18 @ 11:00 am
$8.00 - Suggested Ages 2+ up
$8.00 - Suggested Ages 2+ up
Face Painting ($5) and Animal Balloon ($3) available after the show.
No, No, No, Pinocchio”
by The Olde World Puppet Theatre
You’ve never seen Pinocchio told quite like this. We use our jewel-like marionettes to tell our own very Italian version. The music is by Rossini, (conducted by Toscanini) — now that’s Italian! Come join us on this madcap comedy romp through the land of Pinocchio, Gepetto, Lampwick and a Blue Fairy who has to be seen to be believed.
Sat Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm, Sun Aug 2 @ 4:00 pm;
Sat Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm, Sun Aug 9 @ 4:00 pm;
Sun Aug 16th @ 4pm
$8.00 - Suggested Ages 2 to 99
“Hot August Night”
Adult night at the Museum - 21+ please
Come and join us as Ping Pong the Panda and his Panda friends perform his version of Silbert and Gullivan’s “The Mikadoo” (or something like that) - in five minutes or less. Yes, the entire operetta is distilled down to its essentials, for today’s short attention-span audience. And - That’s just one act. Imagine, if you can, what the rest will be like!
Fri Aug 21 @ 7:30 pm $15.00 each - Couple $25.00 21+ only please
“Little Mermaid Story Time”
by Dragon Theater Princesses
The Little Mermaid tells her story of unconditional love that breaks all boundaries. Despite her family's warning, she falls in love with a human prince. Only the Sea Witch can make her human, but it comes at the highest cost.
A highly interactive show for all ages featuring Live actors.
Sat Aug 29 @ 11:00 am
$8.00 - Suggested Ages 2+ up
Face Painting ($5) and Animal Balloon ($3) available after the show.
For a Downloadable Version of this list (in .pdf format) click HERE
Bruce Chessé Shakespeare Sampler
Using historic marionettes built by himself and his father Ralph Chessé, Bruce gives exerpts from Hamlet and Macbeth. This not-to-be-missed performance brings Bruce, a noted Shakespearean actor, back on stage to reprise some of his more famous roles.
To learn more about the Chessé family, click here: ralph-chesse/#.VYWASQ3n344.facebook

Fri June 27th @ 7:00 pm
Sat June 28th @ 2:00 pm
$8.00/$7.00 Senior- Suggested Ages 10+ up