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Photo: First Look at JIM HENSON'S EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS

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Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas will begin performances at the New Victory Theater on December 10th, with an opening night set for December 17th.

Today, Jim Henson's Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas released a first look at the upcoming production with a photo showcasing a few of the characters audiences will see onstage, including both humans and puppets from Jim Henson's Creature Shop.

Check out the photo below!

Photo: First Look at JIM HENSON'S EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas will begin performances at the New Victory Theater on December 10th, with an opening night set for December 17th. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased HERE.

The production will also be available to stream on demand as part of the New Victory Theater's virtual season from December 17th - January 2nd.

As previously announced, the cast includes Colin Trudell as Emmet Otter, Jordan Brownlee (Puppeteer) as Tiny Squirrel/Doc Bullfrog, Kevin Covert as Mayor Fox, LaVon Fisher-Wilson as Mrs. Mink/Hetty Muskrat/Madame Squirrel, Matt Furtado (Puppeteer) as Skippy Squirrel/Yancy Woodchuck/Stan Weasel, Jakeim Hart as Harvey, Steven Huynh as Wendell/Weasel, Jason Jacoby as Understudy for Puppeteers #1-#4 and Understudy for Mayor Fox, Maggie Lakis (Puppeteer) as Mrs. Fox, Anney Ozar (Puppeteer) as Nutella Squirrel/Old Lady Possum, J. Antonio Rodriguez as Charlie/Will Possum, James Silson (Puppeteer) as Jiffy Squirrel/Fred Lizard, and Cass Morgan as Ma Otter.

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas features a book by Timothy Allen McDonald and Christopher Gattelli (NEWSIES) and a toe-tapping score by Academy Award winner Paul Williams. The production is directed and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, with Ray DeMattis serving as Associate Director.

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas features scenic design by Anna Louizos, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Jennifer Schriever, sound design by Matt Kraus, make-up design by Melissa Munn, puppet direction by John Tartaglia, music direction by Larry Pressgrove, orchestrations by Dan DeLange, arrangements by Larry Pressgrove & Dan DeLange, and casting by Calleri Jensen Davis.

Based on the book by Russell and Lillian Hoban and Jim Henson's popular classic holiday special, the show follows Emmet Otter and his Ma as they enter a Christmas Eve talent contest hoping to win prize money to buy each other holiday gifts.

Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas is produced by Timothy Allen McDonald, iTheatrics, Writers' Cage, Cheryl Henson, and Heather Henson, with Alex Robertson serving as Associate Producer.


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