September 24 - November 7
“These players that I’ve sculpted in clay and tied to strings have, in truth, shaped me and held me up. Our time together on stage is a celebration of all I have learned and am continuing to learn from them…”
The Simpich Showcase Theatre will present a fall engagement of Portraits: A Puppeteer’s True Story, an original theatre piece which brings to life an unusual array of biographical sketches using the art of marionette puppetry.Puppeteer David Simpich has carefully chosen a collection of characters that have greatly influenced his own life. The cast includes King David, Helen Keller, Abraham Lincoln, Pinocchio, cave explorer Jim White, Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man) and even Simpich’s own great grandmother, Harriet Ritter.
2:30pm Wednesdays, Saturdays & Sundays
Recommended For Adults and Children Age 6 and Up
Simpich Character Doll Founder Jan Simpich Passed Away on May 19, 2014. Click here for information on her amazing life and view a special slide show.
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Simpich Showcase welcomes excellently maintained Simpich figures that you wish to consign into our Museum Store and Online Doll Shop.
Over fifty diorama exhibits carry visitors from the early 1950's through the History of the Simpich Character Dolls
The gallery is also currently displaying the work of Jan Simpich, David Simpich and other esteemed artists from the Colorado Springs area