RUN TIME: 60 Minutes - No Intermission
If your family members enjoyed the Netflix movie “The Little Prince,” they will love this live show based on the classic book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Swazzle’s magical production utilizes handcrafted puppets, live actors, original music and innovative projection techniques to bring this heartwarming story to life. A renowned puppet production company, Swazzle has constructed elaborate custom puppets for film, TV and stage, including the “Pee Wee Herman Show on Broadway.” Its signature theater productions have been presented at venues across the U.S.
“The Little Prince” is an enchanting theatrical production for all ages. In this unique take on the classic tale, audience members young and old are invited to experience the wonderment of childhood as The Little Prince transports them to exotic worlds and introduces them to whimsical characters. Meet a bombastic king, a talking rose and a cheerful fox who is eager to be domesticated. Through the eyes of the Little Prince, audience members gain unique insights into love, loss and laughter.
“The Little Prince” was written by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and published in 1943. The book is based on Saint-Exupéry’s life as an aviator before and during World War II.
The Little Prince is one of the most beloved books of all time, having sold more than 80 million copies and been printed in nearly 200 languages. It has been the inspiration for operas, symphonies, musicals, plays, television shows and movies, including a new animated feature film currently streaming on Netflix.
Swazzle is a Glendale, California-based puppet production company founded in 2004 by twin brothers Sean and Patrick Johnson. Swazzle offers a wide range of services, including live theatrical puppet shows, puppet rentals and custom-designed and built puppets.
Swazzle’s team of professional puppet designers and builders has constructed custom puppets for film, television and the stage. Some notable projects include “The Pee-wee Herman Show on Broadway,” the PBS series “Mack and Moxy,” and Amazon Studio’s “Little Big Awesome.”
Swazzle’s signature large-scale theater productions, including the bilingual puppet musical “Dream Carver” based on the book by Diana Cohn and illustrations by Amy Cordova, have been presented at theaters and performing arts centers across the United States.