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IN LA TO STAY!

A Capital Campaign to preserve a living theater experience!

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NOW PLAYING

bob baker's "the circus"

NOW PLAYING

THROUGH EARLY SEPTEMBER!

A brilliant and beautiful musical extravaganza! Our marionette Ringmaster is proud to bring you the world's greatest puppet show, unearthed from the Bob Baker archives, featuring a vast array of colorful and wonderful creations not seen for decades!

Get your tickets to our not-to-be missed musical variety puppet spectacular, now!

Special Events

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THREE SHOWINGS!
Fri. July 28! 7p.m.  
Sat. July 29! 7p.m.  
Sun. July 30! 2:30 p.m.

UNDER THE BIG TOP!

with Le PeTiT CiRqUe and the Bob Baker Marionettes

A brilliant and beautiful puppetry and performance extravaganza! Bob Baker's "The Circus" teams up with Le PeTiT CiRqUe– America's only all-kid Cirque Company!

Sat. August 26!
Doors: 8:00 p.m.
Show: 9:00 p.m.

WOmen in vaudeville

Join us for the third presentation of Women in Vaudeville! Hosted by Lindsay Benner, a world renowned juggler and entertainer, the evening spectacular will highlight females of magnificent talent and echoes of the bygone and golden era of Vaudevillian comedy and performance.

Sun. Aug. 27!
10:00 a.m.

Oh Joy + Bob Baker Marionette Theater

A special event with Oh Joy + Bob Baker Marionette Theater. Enjoy cookie decorating with Joy and her friends from Sugarcraft before the show!

Doors open at 9:45am. Cookie Decorating will begin promptly at 10am. Show begins at 10:30am.

Bookings

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Birthday PARTIES

Welcome to our celebrated Los Angeles tradition!
Our Birthday Party Packages consist of the following:

  • Personalized sheet cake from Hansen's Bakery!
  • Ice Cream, Fruit Punch & Lemonade!
  • Fully decorated party facility!
  • Balloon festival inside our beautiful Theater! 
  • Solid gold adjustable crown & Birthday gift for the Guest of Honor!
  • Post-show Marionette Meet-and-Greet with photo opportunities!
 

Field trips – schools, seniors, others

Yes, we are on the LAUSD Pre-Approved Field Trip list!  Learn more.

We offer group pricing for the following:

  • Field Trips
  • Boy and Girl Scout Troops
  • Senior Groups
  • Home Schools

*group pricing currently offered for organizations only. 

 
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Traveling company

Allow the Bob Baker Marionette Theater to bring the joy of puppetry to your home, event, or function!

Perfect for schools, country clubs, birthday parties, business functions, or simply anywhere where there's fun is to be had.  
We offer a traveling troupe to perform a self contained marionette variety show! 

 

PRivate Events and theater rental

Special evening puppet performances, live music, masquerade balls, comedy and so much more. The Theater offers a vast array of public and private events throughout the year.

You can also rent our theater to host your own events!

 

LOCATION AND PARKING INFORMATION

  • We are located in beautiful Downtown Los Angeles at the merging corners of 1st Street, 2nd Street, and Glendale Blvd. 
  • Our theater is directly under the Beverly Street Bridge/ 1st St. Bridge, near Belmont High School and six blocks West of the Disney Music Hall.
  • We are a mile and a half South of Echo Park Lake.
  • The most common problem is finding yourself on Beverly Blvd., going over the Beverly Street Bridge and into or away from Downtown.

PARKING:

  • Street Parking is available, but limited. We encourage you to arrive early.
  • There is a Pay Lot on Glendale Blvd. PAYBOX cost is $5.00 - CASH ONLY

    Please be prepared to write your License Plate Number or Space Number on an envelope for payment provided at the Paybox at the lot entrance on Glendale Blvd.
 
 

Address

1345 W. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026