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JIM HENSON'S EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS Announces Cast & Creative Team Photo JIM HENSON'S EMMET OTTER'S JUG-BAND CHRISTMAS Announces Cast & Creative Team
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2021

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.

Museum of the Moving Image Launches Marvels Of Media Awards To Celebrate Media-Makers Photo Museum of the Moving Image Launches Marvels Of Media Awards To Celebrate Media-Makers With Autism
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

Museum of the Moving Image is inviting all audiences to recognize the creativity and leadership of media-makers with autism. To honor media-makers on the spectrum, MoMI is launching an open call for nominations for the Marvels of Media Awards, the very first media awards ceremony, film festival, and exhibit to celebrate neurodiversity.

10 New Contemporary Puppet Works to Debut at LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES Photo 10 New Contemporary Puppet Works to Debut at LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021

La MaMa ‚Äď one of the first major theatres in the U.S. to present contemporary puppet artists and their work on its mainstages ‚Äď will begin its 60th season with the celebrated, biannual LA MAMA PUPPET SERIES from September 29 to October 24 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre and Downstairs Theatre.

International Puppet Fringe Festival Awarded Jim Henson Foundation's 2021 Allelu Awar Photo International Puppet Fringe Festival Awarded Jim Henson Foundation's 2021 Allelu Award
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 21, 2021

The International Puppet Fringe Festival, New York's only international fringe festival dedicated to puppetry, has been awarded a 2021 Allelu Award by the Jim Henson Foundation. The foundation chose to honor Puppet Fringe, NYC for its efforts to bring high quality international puppetry work to a significant American festival.

Dixon Place Announces In-Person and Online Puppetry Premiere of MINE Photo Dixon Place Announces In-Person and Online Puppetry Premiere of MINE
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2021

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.

Dixon Place Announces In-Person And Online Spring 2021 Production Season Photo Dixon Place Announces In-Person And Online Spring 2021 Production Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Dixon Place has announced 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: NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE's Pam Arcerio Pulling The Right Strings @ Photo BWW Interview: NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE's Pam Arcerio Pulling The Right Strings @ The O'Neill
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2020

First up in the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's newly revamped 2020 Summer Season - now online, the 30th NATIONAL PUPPETRY CONFERENCE (PUP) running June 8 through June 12, 2020. PUP, with an already sold-out main CONFERENCE, is offering the public a series of five master classes, as well as, two free open mic puppet sessions. I managed to pull the right strings to pose a few questions to PUP's Artistic Director Pam Arcerio.

Programme Announced For The London International Mime Festival Photo Programme Announced For The London International Mime Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 7, 2019

For 2020, the 44th year of London's annual festival of contemporary visual theatre, 10 overseas companies join 8 British groups, including 4 LIMF co-commissioned productions: This Time, a tender take on relationships and ageing from aerial theatre company Ockham's Razor; Romancing the Apocalypse from multi award winning dance duo Thick & Tight; Dead Good, a funny and poignant story of dying from full mask theatre company Vamos Theatre; and the story of one of showbiz's long overlooked partnerships, The Strange Tale of Charlie Chaplin and Stan Laurel performed by Told by an Idiot at new festival venue, the iconic Wilton's Music Hall.

Dixon Place Presents FOOLS IN PLEIN AIR: FERMENTED RAIN Photo Dixon Place Presents FOOLS IN PLEIN AIR: FERMENTED RAIN
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2019

Dixon Place presents fools in plein air: fermented rain, a new puppet theater commission by Patti Bradshaw, featuring Marie-Helene Brabant, Patrick Gallagher, Valerie Striar and Lissy Vomacka, with costumes by Dorke Poelz and sound and projection design by Andrew Murdock.

Center For Puppetry Arts Presents HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON Photo Center For Puppetry Arts Presents HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2019

The Center for Puppetry Arts will introduce Harold and the Purple Crayon to the puppet stage, April 2-May 26. Based on five of the books from Crockett Johnson's beloved series, the original production invites audiences to watch as a curious young boy discovers his power to create anything he can imagine, simply by drawing it with his oversized purple crayon. From enchanted gardens to the circus - even a wild ride to the moon - audiences will watch Harold create his fantastic world in real time on stage.

Celebrate the Holidays at the Cinema as Fathom Events Presents a Variety of Cheer-Fil Photo Celebrate the Holidays at the Cinema as Fathom Events Presents a Variety of Cheer-Filled Offerings for Everyone
by Tori Hartshorn - Nov 19, 2018

This winter, Fathom Events presents moviegoers with a lineup of holiday favorites in movie theaters nationwide: Die Hard's 30th anniversary; a new adult-themed holiday tradition with A Bad Mom's Christmas; the enchanting, music-filed Buttons: A New Musical Film, the evergreen classic White Christmas; two heartwarming films in Jim Henson's Holiday Special; and beloved holiday favorite The Nutcracker, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet.

For the First Time Ever This December, Two Jim Henson Holiday Favorites Hit the Big S Photo For the First Time Ever This December, Two Jim Henson Holiday Favorites Hit the Big Screen
by Tori Hartshorn - Nov 13, 2018

Two heartwarming holiday specials that many of today's parents grew up with on television are making their cinematic debuts when Fathom Events and The Jim Henson Company present ‚ÄúEmmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúThe Bells of Fraggle Rock‚ÄĚ on December 10 and 16 only.

Fathom Events Announces Its Winter Programming Photo Fathom Events Announces Its Winter Programming
by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 9, 2018

This winter, Fathom Events presents moviegoers with a lineup of holiday favorites in movie theaters nationwide: Die Hard's 30th anniversary; a new adult-themed holiday tradition with A Bad Mom's Christmas; the enchanting, music-filed Buttons: A New Musical Film, the evergreen classic White Christmas; two heartwarming films in Jim Henson's Holiday Special; and beloved holiday favorite The Nutcracker, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet.

Photo Flash: Go Inside New 42nd Street Gala, Honoring J.K. Rowling Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside New 42nd Street Gala, Honoring J.K. Rowling
by Nicole Rosky - May 14, 2018

On Saturday night, the New 42nd Street honored J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award and host a benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at The Lyric Theatre. The event, which included a strolling supper at The New Victory Theater, provides critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and youth employment programs. Guests included Steve Martin, Julianna Margulies, Michael Greif, Bethany Frankel, Carter Bays, Craig Thomas, Chairman of the Board of The New 42nd Street Fiona Rudin, and President of The New 42nd Street Cora Cahan.

Tickets on Sale Now for Benefit Performance of CURSED CHILD Photo Tickets on Sale Now for Benefit Performance of CURSED CHILD
by Julie Musbach - Mar 13, 2018

Tickets are on-sale now for the New 42nd Street benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Childat The Lyric Theatre on Saturday, May 12, 2018.The event will provide critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and year-round youth employment programs, while honoring J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award.

Cheryl Henson Joins Museum Of The Moving Image Board Of Trustees Photo Cheryl Henson Joins Museum Of The Moving Image Board Of Trustees
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2018

Ivan L. Lustig and Michael Barker, Co-Chairmen of the Board of Trustees of Museum of the Moving Image, today announced that Cheryl Henson has been elected to serve as a Museum Trustee.

New 42nd Street Annual Gala to Honor J.K. ROWLING & Host Benefit Performance of HARRY Photo New 42nd Street Annual Gala to Honor J.K. ROWLING & Host Benefit Performance of HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD
by Julie Musbach - Feb 15, 2018

The New 42nd Street will honor J.K. Rowling in absentia with the New Victory Arts Award and host a benefit performance of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at The Lyric Theatre for its annual gala on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The event, which includes a strolling supper at The New Victory Theater, will provide critical support to the nonprofit's award-winning arts education and youth employment programs. 

The Ballard Institute Presents a Puppetry Discussion With the Jim Henson Foundation P Photo The Ballard Institute Presents a Puppetry Discussion With the Jim Henson Foundation President
by Stephi Wild - Jan 24, 2018

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents Nurturing New Work for Puppet Theater: The Jim Henson Foundation with Cheryl Henson, Leslee Asch, Lindsey Z Briggs, and Richard Termine Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 at 7 p.m.

The Ballard Institute and Museum Of Puppetry Presents The 2018 Spring Puppet Forum Se Photo The Ballard Institute and Museum Of Puppetry Presents The 2018 Spring Puppet Forum Series
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2018

For its 2018 Spring Puppet Forum Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will host four free scintillating discussions with puppeteers, historians, directors, and builders on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. in Feb. through April at in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Storrs Center.

Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 S Photo Duncan Macmillan's PEOPLE, PLACES & THINGS, Enda Walsh's BALLYTURK Headline 2017-18 Season at St. Ann's Warehouse; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

St. Ann's Warehouse launches into its ambitious international 2017-18 Season, the third in its waterfront theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park, with highlights that exemplify the institution's role as a home for major new works from singular international companies and American avant-garde masters.

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