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The Great Arizona Puppet Theater

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Fun -- definitely different night out!

Twelve "youngish seniors" went for the adult puppet slam. It was creative and different! You can... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2017
Surprise, AZ
Old time memories

Took 3 grand children ages 7, 7, & 8, all girls. They're very tech savy, so wasn't sure how they'd... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2016
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  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
10 Apr 2017
“Adult Puppet Slam”
8 Jan 2017
“Fun -- definitely different night out!”
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302 W Latham St, Phoenix, AZ 85003-1233
+1 602-262-2050
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

We attended this past weekend's Adult Puppet Slam. There was a wide diversity in the stories told at this show. As always, Daisy the Kitten was a charming and gracious hostess and Jingle the Cat was an interesting addition. Pineapple Shake was a fun bit,...More

Thank RunsWithCamera
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Twelve "youngish seniors" went for the adult puppet slam. It was creative and different! You can buy tickets at the door for $12. or order them ahead for $10. The theater is in an old Mormon church, a cool old building. You can buy a...More

Thank lotsagoldens
Reviewed May 15, 2016

Took 3 grand children ages 7, 7, & 8, all girls. They're very tech savy, so wasn't sure how they'd enjoy this. We had a great few hours in downtown. The original buildings are incredible; the theater itself is a renovated Mormon church. If you...More

2  Thank FishAZ
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Could not and would not recommend it. Overpriced at the "low" price. Totally un- funny and not at all adult. Did I hear one "swear word?" Will never attend again.

Thank Naoma F
Reviewed January 31, 2016

We took the grandkids for the afternoon show, Super puppy. They were able to sit down front on the carpet close to the stage. The puppeteer did some warm up exercises for the kids before the show, which the kids liked. The show was very...More

Thank ransal1
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

I have loved this theater for most of my life. However, recently I called the office and the staff was extremely RUDE! Also, when we arrived at the theater, the workers where completely rude. I used to recommend this show, but now, my family will...More

Thank elsiekoutia
Reviewed May 2, 2015

WAITED FOREVER for the puppets to return. Went last night and left at intermission. What a bust. In past years they must have had professionals come in from out of town. These were totally amateur. NEVER WILL RETURN. What ever happened to the NUDITY ---...More

Thank Naoma F
Reviewed March 11, 2015

My wife and I are huge proponents of the arts. I feel this is important to mention because my review is about to get dirty. The venue itself was fantastic and I really would have loved to see more of it actually. The reason for...More

Thank RexKwando
Reviewed February 11, 2015

My friend has been to four Puppet Slams at the Great Arizona Puppet Theater and really wanted me to see one too, so she treated me to one for my birthday. The Puppet Slams are for ages 18 and up. No kids! (The one I...More

Thank Blaize S
Reviewed May 30, 2014

I'm always searching for things to do with the grand kids that are a little outside of mainstream and discovered The Great Az Puppet Theatre while searching online. The building is in a nice downtown neighborhood, accessible by light rail, and across from the Japanese...More

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