Saudade: A Play by Wit's End Puppets


Join President Lincoln’s Cottage and the American Immigration Council for a shadow puppet performance by Wit’s End Puppets on Thursday, March 24.

Wit’s End Puppets’ Saudade performance will illuminate the immigrant experience in Washington, DC. This thought-provoking show for all ages will be followed by a group discussion.

WHEN: Thursday, March 24
TIME: 7:00 PM
Registration is free. Please note that seating is limited to the first 50 guests who RSVP.

Questions? Contact us at 202-688-3735 or at

Check out a video showing the behind-the-scenes preparations by the Wit’s End Puppets crew for Saudade.


Wit’s End Puppets is an innovative and experimental puppet theater in the national capital region, producing original work for adventurous audiences, collaborating with local partners to bring quality puppetry into contemporary performance and educating both children and adults about the craft of puppetry.

The American Immigration Council is a non-profit, non-partisan, organization based in Washington D.C.  Our legal, education, policy and exchange programs work to strengthen America by honoring our immigrant history and shaping how Americans think and act towards immigration now and in the future.

This tour is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Saudade was created with support from the Puffin Foundation.

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