Little Rascals members Jacob Coutts, 6 (from left), Ele Smalley, 9, Emma Coutts, 10, Pippa Coutts, 11 and Jillian Taylor, 6, prepare for a performance.
Kierstan Tinsman, 16, looks over a puppet from the Berryville Baptist Church Rascals puppet group’s storeroom during a recent rehearsal at the church. The room is filled floor to ceiling with puppets and other props the group uses. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Melissa Denson, 16, operates a puppet during a rehearsal of the troupe.
Zach Bartosiewicz, 18, (left), Garret Rosenbrook, 16, and Robert Rosenbrook, 18, rehearse with puppets at the Berryville Baptist Church. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)
Black-light performances of upbeat music with singing and dancing — by puppets and children — are…