16th Annual Paper Theatre Festival: It’s the Smallest Show on Earth!

Date/Time
02/11/2018 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Location
Geisel Library, Seuss Room

This Scale Model Educational Toy is Being Rediscovered and Celebrated at the UC San Diego Library.

Festival Dates:
Saturday, February 10 • Noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday, February 11 • Noon to 5 p.m.
(impromptu performances throughout the day both Saturday and Sunday).
Monday, February 12 • 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
(formal performance at noon).

Where:
Geisel Library, Seuss Room

Paper theatre, also called table top theatre  or toy theatre, dates back to the Victorian Era. This three-day exhibit in the Seuss Room of Geisel Library features replicas of Victorian Era paper theatres as well as modern versions of the toy. Live performances are featured throughout each day. Exhibit and accompanying live events of this Paper Theatre Festival are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Scott Paulson at (858) 822-5758 or spaulson@ucsd.edu. For information about accessible parking on campus, click here.


Parking Information

All visitors to the UC San Diego campus are required to display a valid parking pass. The closest parking to the Geisel Library is the Hopkins parking structure. More information about parking on campus.

Driving Directions from North of UC San Diego

  1. Take I-5 southbound past the 5/805 split.
  2. Take Genesee Avenue exit westbound (right off freeway).
  3. Take Genesee Avenue to North Torrey Pines Road.
  4. Turn left on North Torrey Pines.
  5. Turn left on to North Point Drive.
  6. Follow North Point Dr. through the stop signs; as it curves right it will become Hopkins Drive.
  7. Continue on Hopkins Drive until you reach Voigt Drive.
  8. The Hopkins parking structure is at the corner of Voigt Drive with entrances on both Hopkins and Voigt Drive.

Driving Directions from South of UC San Diego

  1. Take I-5 northbound.
  2. Take La Jolla Village Drive westbound (left off freeway).
  3. La Jolla Village Drive turns into North Torrey Pines Road. Stay on it to North Point Drive.
  4. Turn right on North Point Drive.
  5. Follow North Point Dr. through the top signs; as it curves right it will become Hopkins Drive.
  6. Continue on Hopkins Drive until you reach Voigt Drive.
  7. The Hopkins parking structure is at the corner of Voigt Drive with entrances on both Hopkins and Voigt Drive.
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