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Lovely show

What a beautiful show. We had a great time despite not understanding italian. They give you a... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
Ninou R
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Inverness
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Puppet show

Fantastic show, great fun, no need to understand Italian as action easy to understand, i highly... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Francesca D
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Barry, United Kingdom
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Feb 11, 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

What a beautiful show. We had a great time despite not understanding italian. They give you a little summary of the story at the start which helps. The puppets are beautiful, the music is lovely. We felt like kids again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ninou R
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic show, great fun, no need to understand Italian as action easy to understand, i highly recommend the show which is on at 5.30 every evening whether or not you have children.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Francesca D
Reviewed July 11, 2018

We really enjoyed the show! We booked a private afternoon show that worked with our hours in port from the cruise ship. They charged 250E flat rate, and I got 5 or 6 other families to join us from the roll call of our cruise....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We visited Italy with a high school group and Enzo’s was a planned stop. It was very cool to experience a true marionette show. I can only imagine it to be a struggle keeping this art alive in today’s world and I’m so happy we...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This puppet theatre (& workshop) was well worth the trek to the port area from the centre of town tourism (in which lots of less authentic puppet shows are on offer). Tucked away behind the Ibis hotel in a fascinating little residential street we entered...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LuciaSJ
Reviewed December 22, 2016

We saw "La nascita di Orlandino" which chronicles an adventurous journey leading to the birth of Orlandino, Charlemagne's nephew. The show features dialogues, knights' fights and lots of different sceneries. This is like a trip into the past with spectators sitting on wooden benches in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Isabelle M
Reviewed September 24, 2016

We had a hard time finding a puppet show that was airing at the end of August, but lucky us, this turned out to be the best evening spent in Palermo! The ticket cost (10euros) was well priced and the hour we spent went by...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

Wow. A wonderful hour's entertainment with very highly skilled puppeteers. A translation of the story was provided but wasn't really needed. The skill is evident and captured children of all ages and adults alike. €10 per adult & €5 for each child. Well worth it...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Notts01
Reviewed November 7, 2015

Visiting the puppet theatre was really nice, saw a show and had tour round the museum. Wonderful the way expertise is passed down from father to son. Worthy of a visit to support the association protecting this culture

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jason045
Reviewed August 3, 2014

The theatre owner talked to the audience before the production, and demonstrated how the puppets work. He also explaained that his great grandfather founded the puppet theatre and his family has carried on the tradition through the generations. The whole production was in italian, but...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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