Think of it as a live action cartoon, complete with post-show interviews.. The Scene Children accustomed to high-tech computer games jump in their seats and squeal with delight. Students of the genre study masters of a historic craft. Puppets, marionettes and masks--ranging from the whimsical to the astonishingly elaborate--join delightful costumes and imaginative backdrops in performances that retell children's fairy tales or debut original plays. When the performance ends, the puppeteers let children ask questions. PuppetArt als offers puppeteering classes and has a repertory of puppet shows geared toward adults.