Lindsay Benner's


Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Pre-reception: 8:00 p.m.
Show: 9:00 p.m.
Post-reception: 10:00 p.m.
Tickets: $25.00

Lindsay Benner, world renowned juggler and entertainer, hosts an EVENING SPECTACULAR of MAGNIFICENT TALENT and echoes of the bygone and golden era of Vaudevillian comedy and performance.  This  hour-long show promises a  full evening experience featuring today’s leading female voices of the variety performance world and the most glamourous puppet gals from the Bob Baker roster and held at the beautiful and historic Bob Baker Marionette Theater.

This event is the third installment of a monthly collaboration between the Bob Baker Marionette Theater and the Los Angeles-based performer, with pre-show entertainment and past stage acts including aerialists, comedians and puppeteers.  It is part of a series of events hosted by the Theater to embolden the expansive and vibrant community of vaudevillian female artists in Los Angeles.

With the tantalizing talents of...

Gals of the Bob Baker Marionettes

More to be announced SOON!


Dates and Times:  Friday, July 28th, 7:00 p.m.
                             Saturday, July 29th, 7:00 p.m.
                             Sunday, July 30th, 2:30 p.m.

he Bob Baker Marionette Theater is proud to team up with Le PeTiT CiRqUe for a one-of-a-kind palooza of puppetry and performance! This all-kid cirque company will join the Bob Baker Marionettes for a circus unlike any other this side of the Mississippi! 

The award-winning Le PeTiT CiRqUe is one of the most unique, innovative and inspirational shows available in North America. It is the only all-kid humanitarian cirque company in the world, comprised of eye-popping, pro-level children aged 5-16. Together these world class aerial/circus arts child prodigies in dance, music, karate and singing have mesmerized numerous audiences worldwide due to their impressive and empowering message, talent, skill level and young age.

Our special guests will perform alongside our restored and revitalized presentation of Bob Baker's "The Circus" for a show that will transport you under the big top and into a world of acrobatic insignia, exotic animal performers and sideshow salients brought to life through the story-telling wonderment of puppetry on strings and musical revue. 

SUNDAY August 27

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.

 Launched in 2005 as a graphic design studio, the Oh Joy brand now includes various licensed product lines, how-to lifestyle videos, and a daily blog with a focus on design, fashion, food, and joyful moments from everyday life. Founder Joy Cho, has also authored three books and consulted for hundreds of creative businesses around the world. She lives with her two daughters and husband in Los Angeles and is a huge fan of the Bob Baker Marionette Theater. 

Sugarcraft makes it easier than ever to decorate from-scratch treats! We'll bake the goods, then bring everything you need—homemade buttercream and royal icing, expertly-sourced sprinkles, handmade toppers, and more—to create truly customized desserts.


On Friday, July 21st from 3-7pm the Bob Baker Marionettes will be at theEcho Park Farmers' Market with "Puppets at Play!" This very special program, generously supported by the Department of Cultural Affairs Arts Activation Fund, will feature live roadshow presentations throughout the day of Bob Baker's "The Circus" - just as it was staged in the 1950's - including ongoing puppet making activities for kids and adults alike! 

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! A must-see sawdust spectacular! 

These presentations are free and open to the public, with live performances on the hour at 3pm, 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm. 

Click here for more info about the Bob Baker Marionette Theater's presentation of Bob Baker's "THE CIRCUS"

Click here for more info about Echo Park Farmers' Market


Date:  Sat. July 15th, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Tickets: $5.00

Join three amazing authors in our enchanting space for STORYTIME!  
Captain Tall Tale - Adventurer, the 8'3" Adventurer, presents high energy fun through dance, storytelling, jump rope and more!  

Featuring your favorite children's authors: 



Featuring your favorite children's authors: 

Sheri Fink
Adam T. Newman
Derek Taylor Kent

Breakfast snacks included!