Winter Sunshine Series

wsslogoSouthern Vermont’s favorite puppet theater event for young audiences offers a range of live puppet theater performances, workshops and school engagements for affordable prices. Winter Sunshine provides a lively respite from the cold, a creative interlude between snow shoveling and wood schlepping, and the shine of laughter through the darkness of our Vermont winter months.

The 12th season of Winter Sunshine Series shows!


Sarah Nolen The Fairy Tailor

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Magical being are known for their great sense of fashion. But who stitches together all of their stories? Meet the Fairy Tailor, hard at work in her enchanted shop. With the audiences help, the Fairy Tailor summons the courage to take a stand against a giant, crafting a solution that combines cleverness and creativity.



Alex and Olmsted Milo the Magnificent

Milo the Magnificent_Alex and Olmsted

MARCH 1 & 2

a highly engaging puppet show about

an aspiring magician. Using stunningly innovative puppetry, Milo presents a

variety of magic tricks which don’t always go as planned.


Crabgrass Theatre The Princess, the Pirate and the Pea

Crabgrass Theater_Pirate Princess pea

MARCH 29 & 30

A pirate and a princess are each searching for hidden treasure. The princess stays one step ahead of the pirate with every clue. They quickly discover the benefits of cooperation! Inspired by their success, the pirate and his new princess friend sail off together in search of further adventure.



Public performances are at 11 AM and 2 PM at Sandglass Theater
Tickets are $9/ticket. Shows for ages 4 and up.
Reservations highly recommended: or 802 387 4051.

To find out how to involve your school/organization contact:

winter sunshine series for kids song from Sandglass Theater on Vimeo.


Many thanks to the New England Foundation for the Arts for their support of the Winter Sunshine Series for families.


Are you or your business looking for a great way to increase your exposure to a diverse audience of young families, while at the same time, helping to provide world class entertainment for children in and around southern Vermont?  Contact us about some exciting sponsorship and underwriting opportunities for the upcoming 2017 season!