Len Piper’s Pinocchio

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Don’t miss a life-size marionette version of Carlo Collodi’s classic children’s tale, created in the 1960s by the father of the Puppet Co.’s co-founder, Christopher Piper. Critics hailed the production as “A Masterpiece!” $12. On stage at Glen Echo, Oct. 11 to Nov. 22. Recommended for ages 5, up. thepuppetco.org. Here’s the remaining lineup: The Nutcracker, Nov. 29 to Dec. 29; Beauty and the Beast, Jan. 17 to Feb. 16; Aladdin!, Feb. 20 to March 29; Sleeping Beauty, April 3 to May 10; Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs, May 15 to June 2.