New Bern Puppets produces Fantasy, Historical, and Biblical marionette shows. We perform at museums, parties, schools, church events, children’s clubs, daycare centers, city and other public events!

Upcoming Shows

September 23-24: Beaufort Pirate Invasion, 283 W. Beaufort Rd. Extension, Beaufort, NC, “The Pirate’s Treasure and the Puppeteer’s Dream.”

October 21: 2nd Annual PolloPalooza, Pollocksville Elementary, 300 Trent St., Pollocksville, NC, 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., “Little Red Riding Hood’s Trip Through the Haunted Forest

A few of Our Marionettes

Closeup of wolf marionette
Queen of Hearts marionette - headshot
pharoah marionette
Great pumpkin marionette dressed in bright blue 18th century clothes
Pirate with eye patch marionette
closeup of green "grunch" marionette
Mrs Tryon marionette with feathered hat and fancy gown
Chef marionette
Henry the VIII puppet

What People Are Saying

meet Dennis Listermann-Vierling

Dennis Vierling in red outfit

Dennis became interested in puppetry in 1968 as a child. He set up an an elaborate puppet stage in the basement of his family's home in Ohio. His first business called "Lilies of the Field Marionettes" was featured May 18, 2009, on "Roy's Folks" airing on WGHP Fox 8 News.