Martin County Library System Press Releases

June 10, 2010

Bob Nathanson’s Puppets To Go to present “The Frog Prince” at two libraries June 19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                       

DATE:  JUNE 10, 2010                                                                                     

CONTACT:  PUBLIC RELATIONS 772/221-1403     

WHO:                                    The Friends of the Palm City Library, Inc. and  The Friends of the Elisabeth Lahti Library of Indiantown, Florida, Inc., sponsors; advertising provided by the Library Foundation of Martin County, Inc.

WHAT:                                 Martin County Library System Children’s Summer Reading Program


                                    The Frog Prince

                                    Presented by Puppets To Go

Bob Nathanson’s Puppets To Go will perform The Frog Prince at two Martin County libraries Saturday June 19:  11:00 a.m. at the Cummings Library in Palm City and 3:00 p.m. at the Elisabeth Lahti Library in Indiantown.

In this enchanting, updated version of the classic fairy tale, Wanda the Witch casts a spell on the handsome prince, turning him into a frog. To break the spell, he now must be kissed by a beautiful princess. Bob Nathanson’s beautifully designed puppets and music, which evoke a wide range of moods, enhance this production. Fun for all ages!

Bob Nathanson has been a professional puppeteer since 1979. Among the many places he has taken his puppets are the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, the Museum of the City of New York and the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre.  He is a member of U.N.I.M.A. (Union Internationale de la Marionnette), Puppeteers of America and the Puppetry Guild of Greater New York and is the author of Diary of a Doll Wiggler: A Bob’s Eye View into the Wacky and Wonderful World of Puppetry.

WHEN & WHERE:           1) Saturday, June 19, 11:00 a.m. Cummings Library, Donahue Room, 2251 SW Matheson Avenue, Palm City

                                                2) Saturday, June 19, 3:00 p.m. Elisabeth Lahti Library, Community Room, 15200 SW Adams Avenue, Indiantown

HOW:                                    Free and open to the public.

For more information about the MCLS Children’s Summer Reading Program pick up a flier or Library Connection at any branch library, call (772) 221-1403, or visit the library Web site at



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