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Photo Coverage: Michael Eisner Honored at New 42nd St. Gala- Inside the Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Nov 19, 2013

The New 42nd Street held its first annual gala last night, November 18 at The New Victory Theater, honoring visionary entertainment leader Michael D. Eisner with the New Victory Arts Award for bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event!

New 42nd Street to Honor Michael D. Eisner at Annual Gala, 11/18
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 4, 2013

The New 42nd Street has announced that its annual Gala, to be held Monday, November 18 at The New Victory Theater, will honor visionary entertainment leader Michael D. Eisner with the New Victory Arts Award for bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids. Barry Diller and Thomas Schumacher will serve as Gala honorary chairs.

La MaMa's Puppet Series 2013 Set for 11/7-24
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 3, 2013

In 1962, when Ellen Stewart invited puppet artists from Korea, La MaMa began a long love affair with all things puppetry. The form has been an integral part of La MaMa's artistic vision for more than a half-century. The institution demonstrates the depth and breadth of its commitment with the La MaMa Puppet Series 2013, which, for three weeks (November 7 - 24), fills all three La MaMa theaters with a wide array of productions-both emerging and established artists, from countries around the world, offering something for theatergoers of all ages.

STAGE TUBE: National Museum of American History Receives Jim Henson Puppets for Birthday
by Stage Tube - Sep 25, 2013

The National Museum of American History received a new donation of more than 20 Jim Henson puppets and props on the anniversary of his birthday—Sept. 24, 1936—from the Henson family. Miss Piggy and the Swedish Chef from The Muppet Show, Bert and Elmo from Sesame Street, and Red Fraggle and Traveling Matt from Fraggle Rock are among the new additions. They will join the museum's current Jim Henson Collection, which includes Oscar the Grouch, Kermit the Frog and the cast of Sam and Friends.

Jim Henson Company and Penguin Young Readers Grou To Launch 'The Dark Crystal' Author Quest
by Christina Mancuso - Jun 18, 2013

The Jim Henson Company and Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers Group, are reaching out to fans and fantasy writers to enter The Dark Crystal Author Quest, an online contest that will award one winner with a $10,000 contract to write the first book in a new young adult series based on the world of the classic fantasy film.

Museum of the Moving Image to Build Jim Henson Gallery; Set for Winter 2014-15 Opening
by Movies News Desk - May 21, 2013

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Museum of the Moving Image, The Jim Henson Legacy, and other officials today announced that the family of Jim Henson has donated nearly 400 puppets, costumes, props, and other objects to the Museum, which will build a new gallery devoted to Henson's important and lasting creative achievements. The project, which has a fundraising goal of $5 million, is anchored by $2.75 million in funding from the City of New York for the construction of the new gallery, which is expected to open to the public in winter 2014-2015.

Photo Coverage: Meet All the 2012-13 Drama Desk Award Winners!
by Linda Lenzi - May 20, 2013

The 58th Annual Drama Desk took place last night, May 19th at Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). Check out photos below straight from the press room of all the night's winners!

PUPPETS ON FILM FESTIVAL 2013 Comes to Little Angel Theatre in April
by Kelsey Denette - Mar 7, 2013

Little Angel Theatre announces its second PUPPETS ON FILM FESTIVAL from 12-14 April 2013 in Islington.

Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More Set for New 42nd Street Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2012

The New 42nd Street Gala, in celebration of the New Victory Education Programs, will honor the Australia Council for the Arts with the New Victory Arts Award tonight, December 5, 2012. The annual event will feature a special performance by the Melbourne-based Australian troupe Circus Oz at The New Victory Theater, followed by a dinner reception at The Liberty Theater.

Hugh Jackman, Sarah Jessica Parker, and More Set for New 42nd Street Gala, 12/5
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 1, 2012

The New 42nd Street Gala, in celebration of the New Victory Education Programs, will honor the Australia Council for the Arts with the New Victory Arts Award on Wednesday, December 5, 2012. The annual event will feature a special performance by the Melbourne-based Australian troupe Circus Oz at The New Victory Theater, followed by a dinner reception at The Liberty Theater.

National Corporate Theatre Fund Announces 'Impact Creativity' Campaign To Benefit Theatre Education With $200,000 Launch
by Kelsey Denette - May 2, 2012

Monday night, at the National Corporate Theatre Fund's (NCTF) 2012 Annual Chairman's Awards Gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York City, NCTF launched its "Impact Creativity" campaign - a $5 million fundraising effort to support theatre education programs in 19 American cities impacting more than 500,000 youth - with a launch gift of $200,000 from Ernst & Young LLP and its partners and principals.

NCTF Announces Finalists for Theater Education Video Competition
by Kelsey Denette - Apr 9, 2012

This week the National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) announced four finalists in its video competition aimed at highlighting the importance of theater education's contribution to crucial skill development needed for the 21st century workforce. Over 5,000 votes were cast on NCTF's Facebook page, which received over 13,000 visits during the competition.

BWW JR: Spring Flash
by Erin Leigh Peck - Mar 15, 2012

Now that the warm weather is setting in...I mean continuing...it might seem counter-intuitive to sit your kids down in a dark theatre in the middle of the afternoon. Buttrust me, by the time Spring break rolls around, you'll have seen one playgroundtoo many and both you and your kids will be hungry for something more. That'swhen it's time to take advantage of being in (or close to) New York City and take insome awesome family theatre. Here are my top picks for Spring 2012. I've carefullyselected shows that are geared towards younger kids but not 100% annoying toparents. I'll be posting reviews on many of these productions as I catch them overthe next few months, so watch this space for the low down on BroadwayWorld Jr.'s2012 SPRING FLASH!

Moving Image Extends Popular Exhibition Jim Henson's Fantastic World
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

Carl Goodman, Executive Director of Museum of the Moving Image, today announced a seven-week extension for Jim Henson's Fantastic World, the Smithsonian traveling exhibition that explores the creative process of the world-renowned puppeteer, filmmaker, and television pioneer.

BWW JR: Introducing The New York Children's Theater Festival
by Erin Leigh Peck - Mar 5, 2012

It's finally here! The first festival created for the development of children's theatre in New York is happening next month, and they've just announced their fab lineup of original, family-friendly shows!

JIM HENSON’S FANTASTIC WORLD Exhibition to Close 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Jim Henson's Fantastic World will be on view at Museum of the Moving Image for only one more week-closing on Sunday, March 4. The final weekend of the show, Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, 2012, features several special programs to mark the close of the successful national tour of this Smithsonian traveling exhibition, organized in partnership with The Jim Henson Legacy. On these two days, the Museum will give away a free limited-edition commemorative bookmark to ALL visitors (while supplies last).

New York Children’s Theater Festival Announces Shows for Spring 2012
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 29, 2012

The New York Children's Theater Festival has announced the accepted participants for its inaugural season, chosen by a judging panel of over 30 industry professionals including Kevin ("Elmo") Clash, Cheryl Henson (President, The Henson Foundation), John Tartaglia (Emmy, Tony, and Drama Desk Award nominated actor, producer, puppeteer), Thomas Schumacher (President, Disney Theatrical Productions), and Michael Jung, (Vice President, Theatrical Development, Walt Disney Imagineering).

JIM HENSON’S FANTASTIC WORLD Exhibition to Close 3/4
by Kelsey Denette - Feb 27, 2012

Jim Henson's Fantastic World will be on view at Museum of the Moving Image for only one more week-closing on Sunday, March 4. The final weekend of the show, Saturday and Sunday, March 3 and 4, 2012, features several special programs to mark the close of the successful national tour of this Smithsonian traveling exhibition, organized in partnership with The Jim Henson Legacy. On these two days, the Museum will give away a free limited-edition commemorative bookmark to ALL visitors (while supplies last).

Moving Image Extends Popular Exhibition Jim Henson's Fantastic World
by Gabrielle Sierra - Dec 20, 2011

Carl Goodman, Executive Director of Museum of the Moving Image, today announced a seven-week extension for Jim Henson's Fantastic World, the Smithsonian traveling exhibition that explores the creative process of the world-renowned puppeteer, filmmaker, and television pioneer.

Rosie O’Donnell Joins New York Children’s Theater Festival Advisory Board
by Kelsey Denette - Dec 16, 2011

Rosie O'Donnell has joined the advisory board of The New York Children's Theater Festival, it was announced today by Michael Shawn Lewis, co-founder of The Festival.

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