She thinks she’s queen Elizabeth
but She’s Dirty Gerts to me 

Have you ever heard the phrase: "She thinks she's Queen Elizabeth, but she's Dirty Gerts to me!” No? Well now that you have, come and explore the story behind the saying in Puppetkabob's latest pop-up creation "Dirty Gerts" - a show about growing pains. Made entirely out of re-purposed paper products!

Puppetkabob’s latest creation “Dirty Gerts” is a paper pop-up extravaganza! A groovy blend of historical fiction, 60s pop culture and colorful confetti! Come on get happy with middle schooler Carol Lee Bell - as she finds the fold to fitting in - and discovers the best way is to not actually fit at all! 

I debut “Dirty Gerts” this past spring at the Long Island Children’s Museum and at the New Orleans Giant Puppet Festival and the Skirball Puppetry Festival. 

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WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT "Dirty Gerts”

“...Dirty Gerts” is a delightful story of growing up in Vermont during the mid-1960s. Using paper pop ups and old style paper dolls, Sarah shows the challenges a young woman confronts about fitting in, creativity and acceptance. Our audiences were compelled to share their own stories with their children and grandchildren.” 

…James Packard, Long Island Children’s Theater