Perseus and Medusa Theater & Media Arts


Perseus and Medusa

Type: Performance
Art Form: Theater & Media Arts|History, Math, Science
Grade Level: 1-8
Scheduling Request

Take a trip back in time to the dawn of civilization, to an ancient world of gods, goddesses, prophecies, and heroes. In this masterful production, your students will accompany Perseus through personal trials and glorious quests. Join Tanglewood Marionettes for its lavish production featuring beautiful handcrafted marionettes, scrolling sets, exotic music, and much more.

Length: 60 Minutes
Audience Limit: 300
Curriculum Connection: Puppetry, Mythology, Greek Mythology

Video: Selected Scenes from Perseus and Medusa

Video: Remote Arts Learning Showcase (Tanglewood Marionettes starts at (1:48)

Single Performance: $950
Additional Performances: $760
Travel: $110 per day
Pricing may vary for weekends/out-of-school time
Processing Fee of $30 added to all contracts



  • Parking reserved for a cargo van pulling a 6’ x 14’ box trailer (two spaces end to end), as close as possible to performance space entrance
  • Two standard electrical outlets, preferably on separate circuits, within 25 feet of the performance space.

Performance Space:

  • A cleared performance space that is at least 16 feet wide by 14 feet deep, with an unobstructed ceiling height of at least 12 feet.
  • Special Notes: Playing area must be at ground (street) level. Tanglewood Marionettes cannot negotiate long flights of stairs. A few steps up into a building or onto a stage are okay, but the ensemble absolutely cannot perform on upper or basement levels unless a FREIGHT elevator is available.

Arrival before first performance: 1.5 hours

Strike time: 1 hour

Time needed between performances: 30 minutes (3.5 hours if doing a mixed double).

Please introduce the performers as an Arts for Learning Massachusetts ensemble.

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