2018 Season
Entertainment for all ages!!

The Melchior Marionettes... Since 1952, the Melchior Marionettes have been performing throughout the US Midwest, Canada, Mexico and Europe. Most recently, they performed in Shangai, China, at Century Park for their National Day Celebration. They are now in their 2nd and 3rd generation. Specializing in festivals, corporate events, country clubs and school convocations. Beautiful hand crafted and costumed marionettes are performed in full view of the audience.

This 60-seat outdoor theatre is nestled downtown in the charming village of Nashville, Brown County, Indiana. Since 1983, Peggy and Heidi continue to entertain tourists from around the world with their hand crafted, half life size cabaret marionettes. Tickets are sold 15 minutes before show time... Please call 1.800.849.4853 or e-mail us for updated schedule as the marionettes are sometimes on tour!

2018 Schedule

Open: May, June, July, September and October Showtimes: 1 & 3 p.m. (extra shows in October)

No reservations required...purchase tickets 20 minutes prior to showtime.

A show may be scheduled for groups buying a minimum of 40 tickets, at any specific day/time. Call 800.849.4853

Tickets, $5.00
(UNDER two, free)

"Comedy Cabaret on Strings"

May 26 - Sept. 15, 2018

This 20 minute variety show of trick marionettes will delight tourists of all ages. A wide variety of music and a hand painted street scene enhances this delightful cabaret. Watch how the puppeteer pulls the strings to make the dancers, jugglers, trapeze artists and others, come to life...a unique experience!


Saturday, May 26 1 & 3pm
Saturday, June 16 1 & 3pm
Saturday, June 30 1 & 3pm
Saturday, July 7 1 & 3pm
Saturday, July 21 1 & 3pm
Saturday, Sept. 1 1 & 3pm
Saturday, Sept 8 Visit us at Penrod Arts Fair
Saturday, Sept. 15 1 & 3pm

"The slightly Haunted Puppet Theatre"

Sept. 29 - Oct. 28, 2018

A ghoulish cast of traditional Halloween characters. ..a Juggling Scarecrow, Dancing Skeleton & Ghost, Alien, The Flying Purple People Eater, a Kitchen Witch, Concert Pianist & Dracula...all will amaze you with their trickery while they perform on a charming Halloween set.

A Special Evening Show this year on Saturday, October 13 at 7pm!!


Saturday, Sept. 29 1 & 3pm
Sunday, Sept. 30 1 & 3pm
Saturday, Oct. 6 1 & 3pm
Sunday, Oct. 7 1 & 3pm
Friday, Oct. 12 1 & 3pm
Saturday, Oct. 13 1, 2, 3, 4 & 7pm
Sunday, Oct. 14 1, 2 & 3pm
Friday, Oct. 19 1 & 3pm
Saturday, Oct. 20 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
Sunday, Oct. 21 1, 2 & 3pm
Friday, Oct. 26 1 & 3pm
Saturday, Oct. 27 1, 2, 3 & 4pm
Sunday, Oct. 28 1 & 3pm

Melchior Marionette Theatre

Info and group reservations: 1.800.849.4853. The Melchior Marionettes are also available for your holiday events!

Call or e-mail for an updated schedule
Handicapped accessible

Melchior Marionettes
Peewinkle's Puppet Studio
Brown County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Puppeteers of America

tel: 800.849.4853
(mailing address)
3608 Woodland Streams Ct.
Greenwood, IN 46143
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