Cashore Marionettes Inspire With Scenes of Everyday Life

For Immediate Release
August 28, 2019
Press Contact: Alison Simcox; alison@lakeplacidarts.org; 518.523.2512 ext. 1002

Cashore Marionettes Inspire With Scenes of Everyday Life

Lake Placid, NY: The Lake Placid Center for the Arts (LPCA) is pleased to present Cashore Marionettes on Wednesday, September 18 at 6:00 PM. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets are available by calling the LPCA Box Office at 518.523.2512 or online at www.lakeplacidarts.org.

The masterful Cashore Marionettes will perform Simple Gifts, a series of touching portrayals and poignant scenes from everyday life set to stunning music by such composers as Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven and Copland.

Cashore brings a range of different marionettes to the stage, all intricately complex in their own way. From a violin-playing musician to a galloping horse, audiences will be introduced to an impressive world of nuance, humor, and emotion.

As founder-artist Joseph Cashore has explained, the themes explored on stage are universal. Viewers rave about how the puppets so clearly display a wide range of feelings, even without words. Their movements are so realistic, the award-winning Cashore Marionettes bring a sense of enchantment and magic to children and adults alike.

About Cashore Marionettes
Joseph Cashore has received numerous awards for his artistry including a Pew Fellowship for Performance Art, based upon his artistic accomplishment; a Henson Foundation Grant, an award intended to help promote puppetry to adult audiences; and a Citation of Excellence from the UNIMA-USA, the highest honor an American puppeteer can receive. The Cashore Marionettes are so well conceived and projected, the movement so convincing, the illusion so powerful, that the result is a compelling and unforgettable theatrical experience.

About the LPCA
Nestled in an Olympic village, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round treasure to residents and visitors of the Adirondacks and is the premier art and cultural hub of the region. Orchestrating quality programming, performances, rotating art exhibitions, and education experiences to residences and visitors alike, the LPCA provides an ensemble of offerings in music, theatre and dance, and supports local, regional and national artists in its Fine Arts Gallery. At the heart of this hub is hands-on learning experiences for children exploring their creativity and adults finding new passions. As a leading organization, the LPCA collaborates with other Adirondack non-profit partners to build, support and cultivate the arts community. Inspiring excellence in the arts for generations, the LPCA continues to thrive today at its unique and captivating Lake Placid campus.

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Lake Placid Center for the Arts

The Lake Placid Center for the Arts is a year-round performing and visual Arts Facility.  Located in the Adirondack Park of Northern New York, the LPCA consistently presents arts of the highest caliber in music, dance and theatre performances, film exhibitions and visual arts presentations. 

In addition, the Arts Center provides special arts-in education programs, workshops and residencies for aspiring and renowned artists.

The Arts Center is the home of the Lake Placid School of Ballet, LPCA Children's Theatre, Community Theatre Players, as well as the Summer home of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta.

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