Summer Schedule




Note: This schedule is subject to change as we approach the summer. CHECK BACK HERE FOR UPDATES!


SUNDAY June 7th : Museum Open House, 2pm  

The Bread and Puppet Museum celebrates its 40th season with a festive open house. Sacred Harp Singing and the ceremonial opening of the Museum door is followed by small shows and music in and around the Museum. At 4pm, the Bread and Puppet Company will perform The Public Access Center for the Obvious Presents: The Situation in The Paper Mache Cathedral. $10 suggested donation.

After the 4pm show there will be a Community Volunteer Meeting, open to all, to discuss this summer’s events and volunteer opportunities.


SATURDAY NIGHTS June, 13th – August 29th & September 12th – 26th : Underneath the Above Shows, 7:30 pm

Location: Paper Maché Cathedral

New works will be performed. Museum tour at 6 pm. $10 suggested donation.


TUESDAY NIGHTS July 7th – August 25th: Shape Note/ Sacred Harp Sings 7:30

Location: Paper Maché Cathedral

Shape Note music is mostly American 4-part hymns in the FA,-SO- LA tradition. Easy to learn- all welcome!


SATURDAY AFTERNOONS July 11TH – August 29th : Community Rehearsals, 2 pm

Location: Circus Field

Join the company to rehearse upcoming Sunday performances. See the Volunteer page for more detailed information!


SUNDAY AFTERNOONS July 12th – August 30th: The Overtakelessness Circus and Pageant with Comet’s Passage Over Reality Passion Play, 2 pm

Location: Circus Field

Side Shows start at 2pm, followed by the Circus, Passion Play and Pageant starting at 3pm. Museum tour at 1 pm. $10 suggested donation.


SATURDAY September 26th: Political Potato Pancake and Leaf Peeping, 4 pm

Location: In and around the museum

Ending with a indoor performance of Fire at 7:30 pm




SATURDAY MAY 23rd, 11 am: Hardwick

SATURDAY JULY 4th, 11am : Cabot

2 pm: Barton

SATURDAY JULY 18th , 10am : Lyndonville

SATURDAY AUGUST 8th, 10 am: Craftsbury

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 7th, 10 am: Sheffield Labor Day Parade

With More to Come


If you’d like to be in a parade with Bread and Puppet, meet 45 minutes before parade start time and dress in white.


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