Welcome to Puppetville – a medium-sized Texas town that is a great place to visit! The puppet population that lives there experience The same ups and downs of life as everyone else. They have problems and find solutions. They are opinionated and sensitive and they are a close-knit group of friends who don’t always get along perfectly. You will be very welcome to experience some normal scenes of life with them when you visit. The puppets love a good time and know how to enjoy life so be prepared to laugh and cry and also to go away a better person because time spent in Puppetville is never wasted! We would like to introduce you to a few of the puppet friends before you meet them in person.
Meet the Puppets
Addie lives in Puppetville and has frequent bouts with health problems which she freely talks about. She has many food allergies and her Mom frequently takes her to the doctor. However, she is very helpful and concerned about events that take place in Puppetville and she is willing to lay aside her own comfort to help other puppets when the need arises. The puppet population of Puppetville love Addie and have no problem talking her down when she gets too carried away.
Tye lives downtown Puppetville and his parents emigrated from Singapore when He was a baby. He maintains a fascination with his heritage and keeps the puppets well informed with historical and current facts about Singapore. He is sometimes too loud but he is a very good friend to have in a tight spot. The puppets depend on Tye to rescue them from sticky situations at times.
Myra is a very funny and outspoken girl with a unique way of speaking her mind. She frequently makes the puppets stop and think with her on-point observations about life and the situations at hand. She has little tolerance for foolishness and may hurt another puppet’s feelings by letting them know her opinions in too strong terms . Myra lives with her family in Puppetville and cares passionately that the puppets have a productive and peaceful life.
Rosa lives with her grandmother on Main Street in Puppetville because she lost her parents in a car wreck right after she was born. Her grandmother takes very good care of her but sometimes is overprotective which in turn causes Rosa to be overly sensitive and given to floods of tears. The puppet friends do a bit of eye-rolling but they are actually affectionately tolerant of Rosa’s tearfulness. Rosa’s grandmother has taught her to cook wonderful authentic Mexican food which is a very big draw for the puppets to spend time at Rosa’s house!
In Puppetville nobody really knows if Eggmont is a nickname or his real name—not even Eggmont. Eggmont is a little younger that the rest of the puppet crowd but he tries to stay in the game. He frequently says dumb stuff and sometimes his motives are a little self-centered but the puppets are trying to lead him right. They give him stern instruction at times which Eggmont receives cheerfully and well. And there is no one in Puppetville who is more helpful than Eggmont—all the puppets know when they need someone to do the tasks no one else wants to do…Eggmont will!
Josh’s family moved to Puppetville from New Orleans after hurricane Katrina. He loves music and singing and it is nothing for him to burst into an appropriate song in any given situation. He encourages the puppets to stay upbeat and look at the positive side of life. The puppets get exasperated with Josh especially when they feel that he doesn’t fully comprehend the dire circumstances that happen ALL the time in Puppetville. In those times Josh gets really down and can have a touch of depression but the puppets always rally together to get him back to his normal jovial self.
Sing & Shout Foods is a nonprofit corporation. These puppets are used in children’s programs to teach life lessons to kids of all ages. Check back often to see what new things have been happening in Puppetville or if you are in Central Texas you are welcome to join us for a puppet episode. Email us through the contact page to get details about how you can join us.