Off-Ramp for September 1, 2007

Bob Baker's historic Marionette Theater up for sale

Queena Kim

Puppeteers say working a Bob Baker marionette is like playing a Stradivarius.

UPDATE: In a statement, Bob Baker has announced that ticket sales haven't been enough to cover the overhead of his Marionette Theater in downtown LA, so he's putting the property up for sale. "I will stay in business and the Bob Baker Marionettes will continue to perform to delight the public with the magic of puppetry." Meantime, here's former Off-Ramp Queena Kim's audio and video reports on the venue, America's longest running Marionette Theater.

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