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Address: R. Dona Geralda, 327, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (24) 3371 1575
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Description: a story is told using puppets

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A very intimate setting , interesting show and kept us entertained the whole time. The bath washing scene was out favorite . It is a small, dark and very quiet setting, very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2014
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Surrey, UK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

A pretty small theatre in the centre of Paraty, we were advised it was worth seeing. The theatre is small about 50 people and when we booked she recommended we had front row seats to see the movement of the puppets faces. The show was extraordinary,, it is done by a man and woman , dressed in black and they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

A very intimate setting , interesting show and kept us entertained the whole time. The bath washing scene was out favorite . It is a small, dark and very quiet setting, very unique and nice unless... You you suffer for hysterical laughter as my mom and I do in such settings, OMG, we couldn't even look at each other the... More 

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sydney
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Beautiful stories told with an amazing set of old time puppets. Emotional and dramatic, they will make you feel the full array of emotions from happiness and laughter to extreme sadness and unexpected shock and a definite when in paraty. Appropriate for singles, couples and families... fully recommended.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

FANTASTIC show! Simple but so exquisitely different and delicate. The puppets are made to perfection and the manipulators make them seem so incredibly life like! Make sure you book ahead at a tourist shop ( we booked with the one behind the church with the plaza in the old town) it costs R40 each. Our hostel was selling them for... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This marvellous puppetry piece is a must do in Paraty. We are avid theatre goers and this exceeded our expectations. The show goes for one hour and is made up of 7 short stories. It is literally breathtaking, almost to the point that it is surreal as the puppet masters make the puppets look like real people from wiping away... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Wonderful series of character vignettes told in a theatrical and engaging way. Magical: even when you know it is simply articulated dolls manipulated by two actors, you can't help believing that they are individual characters with deep and meaningful stories to tell. Book early- it's an intimate theatre and it was full.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

We should confess we did expected more. But it is a very unique Theater, with soul and very strong messages. They are simple, so simple that sometimes borders on the amateurish, but this theater group impresses and thrills for the content of a performance with strong emotional content. Worth it.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2010

The puppeteer use puppets to tell a story in a series of short plays. The puppets movements mimic human gestures and actions; appearing very life like. Two of the vignettes contain adult content. It is a very petite theater of approx. 50 seats; reservations recommended.

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Address: R. Dona Geralda, 327, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (24) 3371 1575
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Rio de Janeiro (RJ)  >  Paraty

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