Beth has been creating activist theater events on the street or in theaters for over 25 years. She has collaborated with many activist organizations including: Climate Action Now, Mother's Out Front, and Sunrise Youth Movement. She has brought her giant puppet pageants to the Green River Festival, Garlic and Arts Festival, The Unifier Festival, The Hungry Ghost Festival, and the Hartsbrook School.
She has been seen with her puppets on the street, in town halls, and city halls, standing up for truth about climate change.
The Paper Mache Protest
A Mother's Call to Action!
& World We Love Work Shop & Parade,
April 23rd & 23rd, 2023
Earth & Fire Arts Festival , City Space, Easthampton, MA.
With her giant puppet the Great Green Being close by, counselor and artist, Beth Fairservis shares her journey from new mother to street theater activist, inspiring audiences to be courageous with their creativity and bring about a more beautiful and just world for all beings!
Ballad of the Flood
A puppet and cranky play by Beth Fairservis about the Mill River Flood of 1874.
Music by Jonathan Stevens. Performed at Northampton Center for the Arts. Jan 2022.
And the Williamsburg Grange, May 16th, 2022. You can watch the full version below.
Inch by Inch
Is a group of creative friends who collaborate with Beth and her puppets to create parades and performances. Here are some of them with
The Great Green Being Puppet and their cohort of Vegetables and the courageous fossil fuel free dragon parading at the Green River Festival 2022