Date:   2/12/2011

Master puppeteer Joseph Cashore brings art to life with Cashore Marionettes

Life In Motion; A collection of marionette masterworks by Joseph Cashore

Join us on Saturday, February 12 at 7:30 p.m. when master puppeteer, Joseph Cashore "brings art to life" on the stage of the historic Thrasher Opera House in downtown Green Lake. Joseph Cashore has been designing and performing his remarkable marionettes for over 30 years. 

Unmatched in artistry, grace and refinement of movement, the internationally acclaimed Cashore Marionettes redefine the art of puppetry. Joseph Cashore has received a Pew Fellowship for Performance Art, a Citation of Excellence from UNIMA-USA (the highest honor an American puppeteer can receive), and numerous awards for his artistry. “Experience this journey into genius…this event is so exquisite in detail and impact that description is inadequate.” - North Carolina presenter

In the performance, Life in Motion, Joseph Cashore presents his collection of marionette masterworks. Characters of depth, integrity, and humanity are portrayed in a full evening unlike anything else in theater today. The performance is a series of scenes taken from everyday life and set to beautiful music by composers such as Beethoven, Vivaldi, Strauss, and Copland. Through a combination of virtuoso manipulation, humor, pathos, classic music, and poetic insight, The Cashore Marionettes take the audience on a journey that celebrates the richness of life. Life in Motion is a powerful, entertaining, surprising, theatrically satisfying, one-of-a-kind evening for adults and older children (age 8 and above).

“The quality of manipulation is unparalleled, and the effect upon the audience is powerful.” - The Center of Contemporary Arts, St. Louis

This project is supported in part by grants from the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin and the National Endowment for the Arts. Accommodations provided by the Heidel House Resort & Spa.

Tickets can be purchased online at, at the Thrasher office, Knowledge Emporium, Green Lake Bank (Green Lake); Pick N’ Save, Ripon Drug (Ripon); Twister (Princeton) or by calling (920) 294-4279. 



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