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Swedish Cottage

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Open House New York at the Swedish Cottage
Presented with Open House New York

Sunday, October 23, 2022

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

79th Street and West Drive Central Park

Schedule of events for Sunday, October 23:

  • 11am – guided presentation of the Cottage
  • 1pm – guided presentation of the Cottage
  • 3pm – a free first-come first-served performance of “Wake Up, Daisy!”

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre has proudly participated in OHNY Weekend for several years. A unique structure situated in Central Park since 1877, the Theatre offers architectural charm as well as marionette performances for families from all over New York City and those visiting from elsewhere. This OHNY Weekend, the Swedish Cottage staff will be opening the Cottage to the public from 10am-4pm, as well as offering two guided presentations of the space at 11am and 1pm and a free first-come first-served performance at 3pm.

Sunday‚Äôs performance will be a showing of the original production Wake Up, Daisy! – a modern New York-based retelling of “Sleeping Beauty.”

Come see original marionette puppets, learn what it’s like to be a professional puppeteer, and experience this architectural gem in the heart of Central Park.

Generous private support for the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is provided by the Connelly Foundation in memory of Judith Connelly Delouvrier, The Weininger Foundation, Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation, and The Puppet Slam Network. In partnership with NYC Parks and Historic House Trust.

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