In the Deep Blue Sea

The cast of sea creature puppets pose on the McComas stage before a performance, including wearable puppet creatures such as turtles, a jellyfish, an octopus, and a bottlenose dolphin.
Photo by Megan Bean

November 15, 2021

The cast of "Banner—A Sea Turtle Saga" shows off their puppets before Sunday's [Nov. 14] production of the original musical. The last public show will take place Wednesday [Nov. 17] at 6:30 p.m. in the McComas Hall Mainstage Theater. Tickets are available for $5 at Created by MSU students and faculty, the story aims to educate the next generation about being good stewards of the Gulf of Mexico’s resources and marine habitat. It is sponsored by the Northern Gulf Institute, Department of Communication and Theatre MSU. Click here for more portraits of the musical's actors and their puppets.