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Thursday July 20 2023
  8:00PM doors -- music at 8:30PM
$15 in advance / $18 at the door
Puppeteers For Fears
 rock'n'roll puppet troupe
A rock’n’roll retelling of the horror classic “The Call of Cthulhu” performed entirely with puppets.

Featuring live music from
The Elephant.

Runtime: two hours+ with one intermission.
Rated R for language and themes.
Includes flashing lights.

Puppeteers For Fears
-from Oregon
-Puppeteers for Fears, Oregon's premier rock'n'roll puppet troupe, presents an original show that, in a sensible universe, would be impossible: a feature-length musical comedy adaptation of one of the least musical or comedic stories ever: H.P. Lovecraft’s cosmic horror classic, The Call of Cthulhu—performed entirely with puppets, and a live band.

See noir detectives, dancing tentacles, anarchist pirates, broken-hearted academics, sassy monsters, and more, as they sing and dance their way to love, madness, and possibly the end of the world.

Detective LaGrasse is searching for a murderer. Francine Thurston’s uncle vanished. The only clue to both mysteries is a bizarre statue worshiped by a nightmarish cult. And it’s leading both of them out to sea, toward a mysterious island from their nightmares—and toward insanity. But, you know, with singing puppets.

“You haven’t truly experienced Lovecraft’s madness until you’ve experienced it in its truest form: As a puppet musical.” —The Portland Mercury

“The most blasphemous ritual of singing and dancing since Chicago.” —SyFy Wire

"I don't even like puppets. But that was some next-level puppet shit." —Susan, audience member