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THE SMEET FROG
VERSUS THE SUN DRESS OF DOOM
A puppet show written by Kirk Kitchen and Naia Venturi
Smeet frog

In this story the Smeet frog must save the day once again when he and little Timmy happens upon a sinister plot devised by Doctor Darkula and his cohort Lawyer Numbreaster. The diabolical duo invent a sundress woven out of black-widow spider silk that when worn by unsuspecting girls turns them into unstoppable, precision shopping machines. Will the Smeet frog and Timmy be able to save Timmy's friend Suzy from the effects of the dress, and receive yet another medal of commendation from Mayor Tiller? Come see the show and find out!

Friday August 19th:
5:00 PM Puppet show performance.
Also at 7:00 PM - JOE SUMMER'S GYPSY JAZZ TRIO! plays (See below).

Saturday August 20th:
11:00 AM Puppet show performance.
1:00 PM Puppet show performance.
Also at 3:00 PM - MISTER LAURENCE! plays (See below).
5:00 PM Puppet show performance.

Sunday August 21st four puppet show performances:
11:00 AM
1:00 PM
3:00 PM
5:00 PM

General admission $5.00

Friday August 19th at 7:00 PM

THE JOE SUMMERS GYPSY JAZZ TRIO

Joe Summers leads this all-acoustic jazz trio that plays the music of Django Reinhardt and other European Gypsy composers. The trio features Joe Summers on guitar, Chris Moyer on guitar and Dave Sharp on bass.

Admission $5.00



Saturday August 20th at 3:00 PM

MISTER LAURENCE

Mister Laurence writes, records & performs original children's songs & stories, as well as his own clever arrangements of kiddie-classics. His eclectic performance is presented karaoke style, playing the acoustic guitar and accordion, while singing along to his prerecorded "backup group" -- THE PLAY MONEY BAND! This amalgamation simulates a "live" band sound at a reasonable volume level, giving all ages a unique entertainment experience. www.misterlaurence.com

"...multigenerational entertainment, with humor & spark, bridging the gap between child and adult...!"

Admission $5.00




Thursday August 4th

Brandon Kierdorf
Dreamland Local Music Showcase featuring local guitarist Brandon Kierdorf and special guest.

8-10 PM
Free






Thursday August 11th

Brain Shake
Danjer
Dreamland Local Music Showcase featuring casio sex pop band Brain Shake and mellow multi-instrumentalist duo Danjer.

8-10 PM
Free





Thursday August 18th

Patrick Elkins
Dreamland Local Music Showcase featuring local new folk legend Patrick Elkins.

8-10 PM
Free





Thursday August 25th

Bubblegone
Verzerren
Drafted By Minotaurs
Dreamland Local Music Showcase featuring ambient electronic acts Bubblegone, Verzerren, and Drafted By Minotaurs.

8-10 PM
Free

Saturday August 6th

DREAMLAND'S AUGUST MANIFESTIVAL


manifest

An interactive variety show featuring a puppet show based on audience input, live music and quiz show games. The audience gets to help create a puppet show by volunteering words that will fill in a puppet script, "mad-lib" style. Music and more games fill out the evening, which culminates in a performance of the audience's script by the Dreamland puppet troupe.

8:00 PM
Admission $5.00
Friday August 12 at 8:00 PM

Improv with the Vegans

Come out to the Dreamland Theater and get buzzed with the Vegans. Vegan Meat Locker will perform their brand of Improv comedy based on audience suggestions so expect nothing less than hilarity. You really won't want it to end.

Opening troupe is TBA. Show starts at 8pm and seating is limited so be sure to get there early!

8:00 p.m
Admission $5.00

Saturday August 27th

The Comedy Collective Repeats and Rinses.

This time it's the M&M's :Miller/Morris/Mosher Laurence Miller performs cracked corn pleasing to the ear. w his Play Money Band straight from the Latest Lounge Carol Toots Morris reads from her new spoken word CD "Running With the Walls." accompanied by the Broken Toys. Bay City bon vivant Mike Mosher sings and plays some foot-stomping, nose honking organ tunes.

8:00 p.m
Admission $7.00

Wednesday, August 24th

WEIRD WEDNESDAY
THE DREAMLAND VARIETY STAGE




Open mic night for off-the-wall performance artists, monologists, short videos and films, self-styled comics, musicians and other avant-bards.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN PERFORMING JUST SHOW UP!

For information call:(734) 834-1782


8:00 PM
Donation