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Major Productions

Stan Bolovan and the Dragon

The Reluctant Dragon

by Kenneth Grahame

Custard the Dragon

by Ogden Nash

Merlin, the world’s foremost authority on Dragons, leads the cast through three classic Dragon Tales and invites selected members of the audience to join in an authentic Chinese Dragon Dance.

"How Long" ready for th show at Dawes Elementry

Chicago, IL - May 28, 2010

The "Chinese Dragon Dance" video (below) was taken at the Peru Public Library, June 2009

An Introduction to Poetry Through the Art of the Puppet

The Pied Piper of Hamlin

Special Guest Appearace by

Edgar Allen Poe

"Woofer & Howard"

in Casey at the Bat

Darlene "Q" Dimples and the Dream Peddler

The Stout Man

and The Fly

The Grasshopper and The Ants

The Lion & The Mouse

The Shepherd Boy

Who Cried Wolf

The Tortoise and the Hare

A good friend of The Melikin Puppets, Mr. Aesop brings to life some of his favorite fables. Each story ends in a moral that has survived and has held true for more than 2,500 years.


Choose from these classic fables, or contact the Melikin Puppets for other fables and ways to incorporate them into the Summer Reading Program theme.

The City Mouse & The Country Mouse

A classic tale by the Brothers Grimm. The Miller's idle boasting about his daughter's talent to spin straw into gold is challenged. A mysterious gnome to the rescue! With a little "Melikin Magic" he actually spins the straw into gold... three times!

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