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Professional Puppeteer Brad Shur brings his popular puppet show, “Cardboard Explosion” to the Weston History & Culture Center on Sunday, November 5, 2023 at 3:00pm. Original stories, brought to life using nothing but cardboard and the power of your imagination. With help from the audience, puppeteer Brad Shur transforms simple cardboard shapes into elaborate puppet characters, then brings them to life right before your eyes. A fun afternoon of puppets and storytelling for the entire family.

Tickets are $5.00 per person. Limited seating, advanced tickets required. Purchase tickets at: Click for Details. Event takes place at the Weston History & Culture Center at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Parking and entrance is accessed from High Acre Road. Show will take place in the Visitor’s Center, red building adjacent to parking lot.

About the Presenter: Puppeteer, puppet builder and arts educator Brad Shur is the founder and lead artist of Paper Heart Puppets. Brad began performing as a student at the Rhode Island School of Design. While earning a degree in film, he was a regular performer at late night puppet slams and with Big Nazo Puppets. From there, Brad went on to tour nationally with Wood and String Puppet Theatre and Vermont Puppetree. As a freelance puppet builder he created puppets for American Idol, Dolly Parton’s Dollywood amusement park and many theaters and other performers. In 2009, he became the Resident Artist at Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline, Massachusetts where he served as the lead teaching artist and touring puppeteer for eight years. During that time, Brad developed six original shows and revived several classic shows created by Paul Vincent Davis. In 2017, Brad moved on to Poughkeepsie, NY and founded Paper Heart Puppets. Learn more about Paper Heart Puppets here: Click for Details

The Weston Historical Society D/B/A The Weston History & Culture Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It is located at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Parking and entrance on High Acre Road. Open every Sunday & Thursday from 1pm – 4pm, except holidays and holiday weekends. The Center would like to thank its annual sponsors: Fairfield County Bank, KMS Team at Compass, Aquarion Water Company as well as the Daniel E. Offutt, III Charitable Trust. For more information and how to donate, visit Click for Details or email: or call: 203-226-1804.

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November 5, 2023
3:00pm - 4:00pm


Weston History and Culture Center
104 Weston Road
Weston, CT 06883

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