Monthly Puppet Shows at Durant Center

The Office of the Arts is hosting a series of monthly family-friendly puppet shows at the Durant Center, 1605 Cameron St., Alexandria, VA. The puppet show series is designed especially for the very youngest of audiences, so toddlers are welcome.

On Saturday, September 21, two shows are offered 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. The Beale Street Puppets will perform, “Out of Orbit.” Blast off to a Space Age Adventure! Beam aboard for far-out fun with our musical Milky Way marionettes! Aliens and Astronauts, Spaceships and Planets– just about everything in the galaxy and beyond joins together for our Astronomical Rock ‘n’ Robot Finale!

All tickets are $6 per person. Make your make your reservations today visit:, enter as guest, scroll down to puppet shows.

The “Puppet Shows” at Durant Series is a family-friendly project of the Office of the Arts, a division of the Alexandria Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities. For additional information call Cheryl Anne Colton at 703.746.5565, or, or visit the Office of the Arts website:

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact or 703.746.5565, Virginia Relay 711.

About the Puppeteer:

Beale Street Puppets. Jill Kyle-Keith has been delighting family audiences for over thirty years with her musical marionette shows. She is also a frequent slam participant and has also performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and the DC Fringe and was awarded a “Best of Fringe” by The Scotsman newspaper.