Marionetas de la Esquina (Mexico)
Hindered by her overprotective parents, a young girl seeks the freedom to search for true love—and her true self. Based loosely on a popular fairy tale, this inventive retelling by Mexican puppet company Marionetas de la Esquina demonstrates the power and promise of positive risk-taking. Written by award-winning playwright Amaranta Leyva, Sleeping Beauty Dreams uses dynamic puppet performance, humorous storytelling, and seamlessly integrated video projections to demonstrate the liberating potential of creativity.
Name three moments in the story you just saw that were different
from the story you’ve heard before.
COMMON CORE CONNECTION: RL.K-42.9
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