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Get ready for summertime fun as New York City  is set to host the free and 3rd Annual International Puppet Fringe Festival from August 9 –13, 2023, in the Lower East Side.

PUPPETS COME HOME 2023 Season Announced At Coney Island USA

Puppets Come Home! at Coney Island kicks off its fifth season with a screening of Heather Henson's HANDMADE PUPPET DREAMS film series on Friday, June 2nd, 8pm at Coney Island USA, 1208 Surf Ave, Brooklyn.

AJIAAK ON TURTLE ISLAND Brings Spectacular Puppetry to Lincoln

Travel with the cranes as they migrate across Turtle Island! Nebraska’s favorite bird takes center stage in this larger-than-life production featuring live music, dance, and some of the finest puppets in the world. The story features Native American/Indigenous artists, music, language, and culture with puppets created by the Jim Henson Creature Shop (creator of the Muppets).

AJIJAAK ON TURTLE ISLAND Family Musical to Open at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College This Month

Ajijaak on Turtle Island, a new family musical, will premiere at Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College as part of its second national tour.


Theatre for a New Audience has announced the one-week extension of Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck).

Cast Announced for Midwest Premiere of MARYS SEACOLE Presented by Griffin Theatre Company

Griffin Theatre Company has announced casting for its Midwest premiere of Marys Seacole by Pulitzer Prize winner Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Jerrell L. Henderson and Hannah Todd. Launching Griffin’s 33rd season, Marys Seacole will play October 1 – November 6, 2022 on Raven Theatre’s Schwartz Stage.

Griffin Theatre to Launch 33rd Season With Midwest Premiere of MARYS SEACOLE

Griffin Theatre Company will launch its 33rd season with the Midwest premiere drama Marys Seacole by Pulitzer Prize winner Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed by Jerrell L. Henderson and Hannah Todd, playing October 1 – November 6, 2022 on Raven Theatre’s Schwartz Stage.

David Strathairn to Star in New York Premiere of REMEMBER THIS: THE LESSON OF JAN KARSKI at TFANA

Theatre for a New Audience will present Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck), September 10 – October 9, 2022.

EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS Cancels All Remaining Performances

Due to multiple positive COVID-19 cases in the company and staff, New 42 announced that all remaining performances of Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas have been canceled. Performances were scheduled to play through January 2, 2022. 

Photos: First Look at EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS at New Victory Theater

Production photos have been released for Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, which opens on Friday, December 17th at the New Victory Theater.


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.


Today, Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas announced their full cast and creative team. The cast will include 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, and more.

The Ballard Institute Presents THE DOLL PLAYS Reunion Fall Online Puppet Forum

For its second installment of the 2021 Fall Puppet Forum Series, and in conjunction with its Puppetry's Racial Reckoning exhibition, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host “The Doll Plays” Reunion with Alva Rogers, Heather Henson, and Holly Laws on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. ET.

London International Mime Festival (LIMF) Announces 2022 Programme

London International Mime Festival (LIMF), the UK's annual festival of contemporary visual theatre, runs from Wednesday 12 January to Sunday 6 February 2022 with 15 productions including 7 co-commissioned works in 8 London venues: Barbican Theatre & The Pit, Jacksons Lane, Puppet Theatre Barge, Shoreditch Town Hall, Sadler's Wells' Lilian Baylis Studio and Peacock Theatre, and The Place.

Heather Henson's Handmade Puppet Dreams Announces 2021 Film Micro-Commissions

Inspired by the continued success of the Los Angeles Guild of Puppetry's 48 Hour Puppet Film Project and building on the communities formed by the 2020 Micro-Commission cohort and participants of the Puppet Filmmaking workshop series, Handmade Puppet Dreams is launching this second series of micro-commissions.

Dixon Place Announces In-Person and Online Puppetry Premiere of MINE

Dixon Place announces its Spring 2021 Production Season, premiering four commissioned puppetry productions performed for in-person and virtual audiences, with video on demand (VOD) streaming available immediately following the live premieres.

BWW Interview: Tymisha Harris in JOSEPHINE: A BURLESQUE CABARET DREAM PLAY, Outdoors at The Morris Museum on 9/17 and 9/18

'Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play,' is a one-woman musical biographical play about the iconic Josephine Baker. It will will be performed on the Morris Museum's Back Deck, Thursday, September 17th and Friday, September 18th at 7:00 pm.

National Capital Puppetry Festival Presents THE NATIONAL CAPITAL PUPPETRY FESTIVAL

The National Capital Puppetry Guild (NCPG) presents The National Capital Puppetry Festival, the Guild's inaugural puppetry festival! There's something for everyone in the three action packed days over the weekend of August 21-23, 2020.

ShortsTV Presents US Television Premiere Of Jim Henson's Short Films and Other Works

The early projects of Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, are premiering on ShortsTV, the world's only 24/7 HD TV channel dedicated to short movies (www.shorts.tv) and official distributor of the OSCAR Nominated Short Films. The network will take viewers across the globe on a journey through Henson's life and works, in an all-night extravaganza on June 11, 2019, that showcases his genius imagination and creativity, before his worldwide success with the Muppets.

Photo Coverage: Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Honors John Logan with Monte Cristo Award

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center just held its Monte Cristo Award Gala last night at the Edison Ballroom- an event that featured opening remarks from composer, actor and Tony Award-winner, Lin-Manuel Miranda.  Academy Award-winning actor and O'Neill Center trustee, Michael Douglas presented the iconic statue to playwright and screenwriter John Logan, at the gala evening in celebration of Logan's many achievements.

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