"Something to Crow about"
Adults + Children over 2 - $15.00
Children under 2 are FREE!
C'mon down join Mama and Papa Goat and 100 more of the world famous Bob Baker Marionettes
for a musical “Day on the Farm” you will never forget! Everything from dancing scarecrows
to tap dancing bullfrogs warbling “Shine On Harvest Moon”, “Something To Crow About” is
guaranteed to put a smile on children of all ages!
Our Sawdust Spectacular Returns March 31!
Debuting in 1948, restored after 30 years dormant last year, this is a show to ROAR about! By popular demand, over 100 colorful and wonderful characters return to our stage, along with some newly restored circus fun, are coming your way!
Lions, elephants, tightrope walkers, acrobatic poodles and sooo much more, this is a not-to-be missed musical variety puppet spectacular!
Children under 2 are free and welcomed.
Saturday, March 17, 8pm
Returning this St. Patricks Day with a Shamrock Spectacular! 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.
Burger Records and School House Rocks presents...
Friday, March 23, 8pm
Join surf rockers Guantanamo Baywatch with Kim & The Created for a live music and a special splash of puppets!
Doors at 8, Music at 9
Sunday, March 25, 7pm
When Puppets are your Only Friends :
St. Puppet's Day
In their 18th adventure, hosts Molly Fite & Jared Ramirez decide to go on a fabled quest for fortune and glory by seeking out "The Pot o' Gold at the End of The Rainbow." Yes, it's a Fantasy-packed Comedy Special filled with action, drama & magic in the very 'Place Where Imagination Dwells'. Doors open at 7 for cocktail hour with drinks and dancing! Photo Booth! Blarney Stone Kissing Booth!
Sandglass Theater presents
Saturday, April 28, 10:30am
Shoshana Bass and Jana Zeller of Sandglass Theater present a collection of delightful and compelling short puppet pieces in Punschi. Perfect for kids and adults alike, Punschi features hand puppets, a miniature circus, music, and lots of laughs! An enchanting tradition of imaginative puppetry and entertainment! Performed by international touring artists Jana Zeller and Shoshana Bass.
SUNDAY, MARCH 25
11 a.m. at MIRACLE MILE TOY HALL
Join the marionettes in a setting they find kindred, a toy shop.
In special monthly engagements, we are proud to showcase the Bob Baker magic with our partners at Miracle Mile!
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.
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.
- 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.
1345 W. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026