TCT Presents The Frisch Marionette Company’s Production of Jungle Book: The Story of Mowgli’s Fire

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati is proud to host The Frisch Marionette Company’s production of JUNGLE BOOK: THE STORY OF MOWGLI’S FIRE on the brand new Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage in their facility on Red Bank Road.


TCT’s Producing Artistic Director, Roderick Justice says, ““Frisch Marionettes brings to life one of the most mesmerizing live theatrical performances I have ever witnessed.  We are excited to share this experience with you. ”

Mowgli…stolen from his mother at birth, and raised in the jungle by wolves, must face his destiny as a man when Shere Khan threatens him and the peace in the jungle.


Produced and directed by Kevin Frisch and adapted from an original script by Nicholas Coppola.  Original music composed and performed by Steve Frisch.


The Frisch Marionette Company’s production of JUNGLE BOOK:  THE STORY OF MOWGLI’S FIRE presented by TCT, Thursday, August 25 at 12 PM and 7:30 PMFriday, August 26 at 12 PM and 7:30 PMSaturday, August 27 at 2 PM and 5 PM and Sunday, August 28 at 2 PM and 5 PM  on the Ralph and Patricia Corbett Showtime Stage, 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, OH  45227.  Tickets $10 in advance or $13 at the door.  Every person, regardless of age, needs a ticket. Children 1 year-old and younger who do not need a seat and will sit on your lap will be required to have an Infant Lap Pass for each show in every seating location throughout the theater. Lap Passes are just $1.

For tickets call (513) 366-3574.


The Frisch Marionettes is celebrating their 20th Season!


About Kevin Frisch and The Frisch Marionette Company:

In 1986, Kevin Frisch moved to New York City and joined The Puppetworks, Inc. of Brooklyn, New York. The next nine years were spent touring the New York Metropolitan area as well as performing in The Puppetworks’ permanent theatres in Brooklyn and Macy’s Herald Square. In 1995, Kevin established The Frisch Marionettes in Cincinnati as an exceptional entertainment and educational experience for children and adults alike, proclaiming the many virtues of this unusual art form.  Kevin Frisch has built puppets, masks and costumes for The Central Park Zoo, New York Aquarium and The Puppetworks Inc. of New York. His puppets have been seen in People Magazine, SHOWTIMES’ “Twisted Puppet Theater”, the PBS Documentary “The American Puppet,” and onstage with The Cincinnati Opera as well as in the New York store windows of ‘Saks 5th Ave.’, ‘Bloomingdale’s’ and ‘Hermes New York’ and in the family film “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium” featuring Dustin Hoffman and Natalie Portman. Kevin and his puppets have appeared in television commercials for Joseph Toyota of Cincinnati. Most recently, his puppets have appeared in the hit television shows “2 Broke Girls” on CBS and “Warehouse 13” on the Syfy channel.  For the past four seasons, The Frisch Marionette Company has designed puppets for TCT’s MainStage productions at the Taft Theatre.

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