Winter Puppet Show 11am Nov 25, 2017 at Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
Jabberwocky Marionettes presents 'Winter Puppet Show' at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum at 11:00am, November 25th, 2017
Handmade uniquely crafted marionettes and puppets. Magical, humorous and fantastical winter puppet vignettes: snowflake dance, the snowman, the fox and the icy pond and sledding. (all ages)
Chicago International Puppetry Festival 2015 and 2017
Jabberwocky Marionettes at The Field Museum Jan 16 and 17, 2015
Jabberwocky Marionettes at The Cultural Center Jan 2017
Jabberwocky Marionettes at The Field Museum for Members' Night
Look for Jabberwocky Marionettes annually at Members' Night
The Field Museum
Stanley Field Hall
The Cheetah, The Fossil Dinosaur Marionettes, The Bumble Bee and much more appearing at the Field for Members' Night!
'Quetzalcoatl Rides Again'
Bike Winter Art Show
Gala Gallery 1000 N Milwaukee Ave
March 9th, 2012
‘Infinite Cycle, The Puppet Show’
Friday, March 11, 2011
Opening Reception of the Bike Winter Art Show, 6pm - Midnight
Coinciding with Pilsen's popular 2nd Friday gallery scene.
Chicago Urban Art Society
2229 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608
Friday March 25, 6pm - 1am
Chicago Urban Art Society
2229 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60608
After the Critical Mass ride,
Followed by a bike fashion show and live music.
*Jabberwocky Marionettes at The Field Museum*
MAY 22nd, 2010
Friday 5:30p - 9:00p
The Field Museum Celebrates SUE the T-Rex 10th Birthday
Stanley Field Hall
The Field Museum
1400 Lake Shore Drive
Come for the big 'Suelebration' at The Field Museum
with Jabberwocky Marionettes' amazing Fossil Dinosaurs Marionettes...
...crawling, flying and roaming the Great Hall!
New dinosaur puppets created for this event - Flock of Pterodactdyls and a second T-Rex Marionette
Taste of Lincoln Ave
July 28th and 29th
Saturday and Sunday
4:30p each day
Childrens' Stage on Altgeld, just off of Lincoln Ave to the East
Jabberwocky Marionettes
Come see the puppets!
Family Entertainment
4th Annual Run for the Cheetah
'The Boxer and The Bumble Bee'
El Circo Cheapo Carbaret
April 2nd and 3rd
for reservations call 773-782-6662
tix - $10
Nov 21
Book Mania
Harold Washington Library Center
Nov 21
11am - 3p
"BIKE LOVE" Shadow Puppet Theatre
Music performed live by Schwinntonations
August 30
Sunday afternoon
Champaign, IL
'BIKE LOVE' Shadow Puppet Performance with Music by Schwinntonations
August 29 - Saturday 5p
Indy Fringe Festival
Outdoor Stage
748 Mass. Ave(Historic Fire Museum and Memorial)
Master Puppeteer, Lolly Extract, and NYC performance artist, Amber Marsh, team up in this amazing one-of-a-kind example of American shadow puppetry with music by Schwinntonation for an awesome bike-loving presentation of live sound and visual effects.
'BIKE LOVE' Shadow Puppet Performance with Music by Schwinntonations
August 30 - Sunday
'Urban Wildlife and Aquatic Tails'
Harold Washington Library Center
Winter Garden
Bookmania 2009
November 21 - Saturday
'Urban Wildlife and Aquatic Tails' performance - 11:30am
'Roaming Puppets' - 1:00pm
Art Opening Party with Puppets, Live Music and More....
July 18th
8p to 2p
Presenting 'The Fight Of The Century' Marionette Show
and 'The Praying Mantis' Bigger than Life Puppet Show
Puppeteer brings characters to life
Wednesday, December 17, 2008
local, harry porterfield

CHICAGO (WLS) -- For three decades, Lolly Extract has created, built and performed with her puppets.

The art of puppeteering is centuries old. Over the generations, it has been shaped and reshaped by its practitioners.

" When I was a very, very little girl I remember wanting to be when I grew up a starting at the very beginning I was just fascinated by animation not one type of puppets but all types of puppets I just really loved them," said Extract.

Whether controlled by rods or strings, Extract's puppets run the gamut of variety. One lifesize cheetah puppet was inspired by a Lion King production.

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"Wherever I was, I would start making puppets in a puppet show. No body does that. And, I found I was very good at it. So, I stuck with it. I've collaborated with so many different people because it is a collaborative art form."

One of her largest puppets is a beluga whale made for the Shedd Aquarium. At 20 feet, it is so long that one part of it can be found in the rehearsal space- and the other part in the workshop.

Extract's puppets also have a multi-media presence, including a TV spot in a commercial for furniture.

Extract is also an actress.

"Yes it takes a lot of courage to get out there and do the things I do, but that's what makes it so fun. It's a challenge, so I really, I don't recommend it," said Extract.

Jabberwocky Marionettes
5838 N Whipple St
Chicago, IL 60659
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Insight Arts Exhibit
"Thinking In Time"
The Puppets will be performing at the Opening,
part of an evening with Dance and more...
May 23
4p - 6p
1505 W Morse St
*Urban Wildlife and Aquatic Tails - Puppet Performance* by JABBerwocky marionettes
May 18th
Thomas Hughes Children's Library
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S State St, Chicago
Performance in the lower level Multipurpose Room
'BIKE LOVE' a shadow puppet show by LoLLy Extract and Amber Marsh
Coming soon

'BIKE LOVE' the shadow puppet show by LoLLy Extract and Amber Marsh
MAY 2nd Saturday
7p and 10Pp
"El Circo Cheapo"
The Aloft Loft
2041 W Carroll
Chicago, IL 60618
Buy tickets in advance at
Brown Paper Tickets.
Do not wait.
Puppets at The Field Museum's Members' Night
March 12th and 13th
LoLLy Extract and team will presents Puppets of all types - up close and personal at the Field Museums Annual Members' Night next Thursday and Friday evening from 4p - 10p
A team of 5 Professional Puppeteers will perform throughout the evening to over 11,500 guests over the two day event.
Puppets appearing:
The Cheetah, The Pirate Ship, The Pirate Skeleton, All of The Marionette Fossil Dinosaurs, The Bumble Bee, The Ant, The Mummy and many more.