Zoom Zaloom! Obie Winner Back in Mighty Nice Jan. 3-12 at P.S. 122

News   Zoom Zaloom! Obie Winner Back in Mighty Nice Jan. 3-12 at P.S. 122 Paul Zaloom, the Obie-winning puppeteer and satirist who created TV's "Beakman's World," returns to New York with his latest surreal show, Mighty Nice, Jan. 3-12 at Off-Off- Broadway's P.S. 122.

Zaloom last appeared in New York in 2000's Velvetville, a three-ring puppet circus performed before a backdrop of black velvet paintings. Mightly Nice is three short works, The Punch and Jimmy Show (a traditional Punch and Judy show, updated as a gay couple), Don't (a mock anti-drug presentation with a police officer and his drugged-out, life-sized dummy, Billy) and 2222 (an apocalypic look at life in 2222, when the ocean has come to Kansas, animals are growing human parts and there's Total Information Awareness). Tickets are $20. P.S. 122 is located at 150 First Avenue at 9th Street. For reservations, call (212) 477-5288. P.S. 122 is on-line at http://www.ps122.org.