“Jabberwocky!” – Shadow Puppet Suitcase Show

Category: Show

Rough Magic Theatre brings Lewis Carroll’s epic nonsense poem to magical life!

Using shadow puppetry and live singing this is an enchanting and unusual performance for all ages!

A one person walkabout act.
Suitable for all ages
Mobile battery operated P.A. available.
Each show lasts 5-10min but can be performed multiple times in a set.

Rough Magic Theatre’s Shadow Puppet Suitcase Theatre provides a unique experience for the audience. A Shadow Puppet Theatre made from a suitcase is worn by the performer in the fashion of a street vendors tray. The puppetry equivalent of a one-man band!

Each show features a delightful shadow puppet performance together with live music and a mobile theatre which really does bring the show to you!

New shows can be tailor made on request (contact us for further info).

“Jabberwocky!”, is suitable for Medieval, Victorian, Childrens Literature and Halloween themed events with corresponding performance costumes. Illuminated costume is also available for night-time events and Light Festivals.

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Show Details

  • Date Created: 2005
  • Length: 5-10 minutes (3-4 performances in a 30 minute set)
  • Performance area: 1m x 1m x roughly 2m high (depending on how big a hat is used)
  • Approx. get-in / get out: 5 minute get in and get out (costume change 15 mins)
  • Number. of people on road: 1
  • Workshops available: Yes
  • Scale: Small scale
  • Capacity: Under 500
  • Availability: Has touring availability
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