"Bursts at the seams with wild energy, creative genius, and sheer fun!"
- Minnesota History Center
Award-winning, nationally touring Z Puppets Rosenschnoz present The Gnip Gnopera, a glow-in-the-dark, ping-pong ball spectacular.
The Gnip Gnop Gnopera features the story of a Divo and Diva in a blacklight puppet extravaganza. From Paris to Egypt, from a Barber to a Sailing Ship, the rivals continually upstage each other for attention.
Recommended for ages 5 & up.
Z Puppets has performed this show throughout Minnesota, at the Duluth Children's Museum, In the Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theatre, and Stillwater Public Library.
Children of all ages revel in the miniature opera, and the technical marvels of puppetry.
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Z Puppets Rosenschnoz
4054 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407
ABOUT Z PUPPETS:
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz delights children and their adults with feats of imagination, mixing hand-crafted puppetry, zany comedy with live music. They are best described as “1/2 Monty Python + 1/2 Sesame Street.”
Z Puppets Creative Directors Shari Aronson & Chris Griffith have earned many awards, including support from the Jim Henson Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Puppeteers of America and MN State Arts Board.
Based in Minneapolis, Z Puppets tour their family-friendly comedies across the country including: National Puppetry Festival, Walker Art Center, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art and Boston’s Puppet Showplace Theatre.
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We perform this show at a variety of events so the technical requirements are low.
We set up a stage 12' x 12' x 8' tall.
Because of the glow-in-the-dark nature of the performance, the show works best when performed in a light-controlled venue that can get dark.
We use two wireless mics and a third wireless pickup for a viola.