Half life-size rod puppets, performed in the Italian “Comedia del Arte” style, tell Carlo Collodi’s story of what it means to be “real”. Share the trials and tribulations of the little live puppet as he discovers that the “easy way” isn’t always the right way. On stage at Glen Echo, Oct. 15 to Nov. 17. This show is recommended for ages 5, up. Running time is 45 minutes. Tickets are $12. thepuppetco.org.