Kermit the Frog News

Bobby Moynihan to Guest Star with The Muppets at the Hollywood BowlBobby Moynihan to Guest Star with The Muppets at the Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets Studio announced today that Bobby Moynihan will be a 'very special guest star' at The Muppets Take the Bowl live stage show on September 8, 9 and 10 at the Hollywood Bowl. (more...)

SNL Alum Bobby Moynihan to Host THE MUPPETS TAKE THE BOWLSNL Alum Bobby Moynihan to Host THE MUPPETS TAKE THE BOWL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Fresh off his long stint on Saturday Night Live, Bobby Moynihan is set to host the Muppets' first ever live show, 'The Muppets Take the Bowl' at the Hollywood Bowl on September 8, 9 and 10, as reported by Variety. (more...)

The Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood BowlThe Muppets Unveil Details on First Full-Length Live Show at The Hollywood Bowl
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and The Muppets today revealed the first details about The Muppets' first-ever full-length live show. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Nominated Composer Larry GrossmanExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Tony-Nominated Composer Larry Grossman
by Behind the Curtain - Aug 7, 2017

Yes, mama, there's a rainbow but stop looking at it long enough to listen to Tony nominated composer Larry Grossman discuss what it was like not only working on†MINNIE'S BOYS, GOODTIME CHARLEY, GRIND, A DOLL'S LIFE,†and†SNOOPY, but to discuss what it was like working with Bing Crosby, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, and the Muppets!† (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for The Jim Henson ExhibitionMuseum of the Moving Image Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for The Jim Henson Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

At a celebratory opening ceremony for The Jim Henson Exhibition, housed in a new gallery at Museum of the Moving Image funded by The City of New York, the First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray, the Museum's Executive Director Carl Goodman, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer were joined by Jim Henson's daughter Cheryl Henson, and special appearances by Abby Cadabby, Red Fraggle, and Fozzie Bear, among other guests. This major new exhibition is dedicated to the life and legacy of Jim Henson, who was a singular creative figure in the realms of television, film, and puppetry-and a New Yorker who made the City his base for family and work. The Jim Henson Exhibition opens to the public on Saturday, July 22. (more...)

VIDEO: Sean Spicer, Donald Trump Jr. & More Audition to Voice Kermit the FrogVIDEO: Sean Spicer, Donald Trump Jr. & More Audition to Voice Kermit the Frog
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

With the longtime puppeteer voice of Kermit the Frog stepping down, Trump's closest associates, including Sean Spicer and Don Jr.†make their case for the position. Watch the audition tape below! (more...)

BWW Review: Nothing But Love for Migguel Anggelo in SO CLOSE at Joe's PubBWW Review: Nothing But Love for Migguel Anggelo in SO CLOSE at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Jun 6, 2017

It's often been pointed out that love and hate aren't exactly polar opposites, considering each feeling originates from a place of passion. And now more than ever, we've come to a point where, everyday, living can feel like an extreme sport and everything seems to be superlative, for best or worst. In Migguel Anggelo's latest show, SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE, at Joe's Pub on May 23, he distilled this moment in time and made something beautiful out of our less-than-certain reality. (more...)

BWW Interview: The Yodel, the Cry, the Catch, the Growl - Christine Mild Brings Patsy Cline to LifeBWW Interview: The Yodel, the Cry, the Catch, the Growl - Christine Mild Brings Patsy Cline to Life
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - Jun 6, 2017

'It's all in the way she placed her voice. I like to call it the Kermit the Frog place - the soft palate at the back of the throat, and that's what activates the yodel, the catch, the cry, the growl which are the iconic hallmarks of her singing. Patsy Cline wasn't really a technical singer; this all just came naturally to her, but for me as an actress and technical singer who has to do the show eight times a week, I have to make sure I am singing in a healthy, safe way and understand how to make that happen. So if I place the voice right - if I place it in the 'Patsy place'- it all happens without trying.' (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 16th, 2017 - New Dramatists Luncheon, SECRET and More!BWW Morning Brief May 16th, 2017 - New Dramatists Luncheon, SECRET and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 16, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The New Dramatists honor INDECENT's Daryl Roth & Paula Vogel at their spring luncheon, and illusionist Derren Brown's SECRET opens tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

George Clooney Sets Off On An Epic Journey To Experience A Cup Above In Newest Nespresso Campaign, 'Comin' Home'George Clooney Sets Off On An Epic Journey To Experience A Cup Above In Newest Nespresso Campaign, 'Comin' Home'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

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Moving Image Launches Kickstarter for Permanent Jim Henson ExhibitionMoving Image Launches Kickstarter for Permanent Jim Henson Exhibition
by Movies News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image today launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $40,000 to complete preparations for The Jim Henson Exhibition, slated to open later this year. (more...)

Photo Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationPhoto Flash: LPTW Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women:†Carol Hall,†Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz,†Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and†Emily Simoness. (more...)

THE CATSKILL ON BROADWAY Will Bring the Mountains to the Desert for a Hilarious Evening at The McCallumTHE CATSKILL ON BROADWAY Will Bring the Mountains to the Desert for a Hilarious Evening at The McCallum
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents†Catskills on Broadway†today, February 24, at 8:00pm, starring Freddie Roman, Elayne Boosler and Sarge.†The Catskill Mountains of New York, the cradle of American humor, launched the careers of many of our greatest comics. In this all new version of the 1991 Broadway hit, Freddie Roman, Elayne Boosler and Sarge offer a laugh-packed nostalgic salute to the region whose hotels spawned scores of America's performers, writers and directors.†Catskills on Broadway†will have you howling with laughter with this great evening of good old-fashioned comedy that will take you back to the golden years of the Catskills.† (more...)

THE CATSKILL ON BROADWAY Will Bring the Mountains to the Desert for a Hilarious Evening at The McCallumTHE CATSKILL ON BROADWAY Will Bring the Mountains to the Desert for a Hilarious Evening at The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 13, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents†Catskills on Broadway†on Friday, February 24, at 8:00pm, starring Freddie Roman, Elayne Boosler and Sarge.†The Catskill Mountains of New York, the cradle of American humor, launched the careers of many of our greatest comics. In this all new version of the 1991 Broadway hit, Freddie Roman, Elayne Boosler and Sarge offer a laugh-packed nostalgic salute to the region whose hotels spawned scores of America's performers, writers and directors.†Catskills on Broadway†will have you howling with laughter with this great evening of good old-fashioned comedy that will take you back to the golden years of the Catskills.† (more...)

LPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards CelebrationLPTW to Honor Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Liesl Tommy and More at 2017 Awards Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

On Friday, March 31, 2017, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, is pleased to recognize the talents of six outstanding women: Carol Hall, Linda Cho, Lilieana Blain-Cruz, Liesl Tommy, Jess Chayes and Emily Simoness. (more...)

Miss Piggy Launches Advice Column, Talks How to Make it on BroadwayMiss Piggy Launches Advice Column, Talks How to Make it on Broadway
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Miss Piggy is making her triumphant return to the world of self-help with a†new advice column†on Disney's pop culture site Oh My Disney. The column will feature her enlightening perspective on life, love, beauty and everything that matters --all written through the charismatic voice of Miss Piggy.†The debut column tackles†female empowerment, self esteem issues and how to make it big on Broadway.† (more...)

BWW Review: The Rip Nelson Holiday SpectacularBWW Review: The Rip Nelson Holiday Spectacular
by Misha Davenport - Nov 28, 2016

BWW Review: The Rip Nelson Holiday Spectacular (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag's THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY SPECTACULARPhoto Flash: Hell in a Handbag's THE RIP NELSON HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2016

Hell in a Handbag's†favorite bitter television has-been returns - and just in time for the holidays!† (more...)

CATS, HOLIDAY INN, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Among Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance LineupCATS, HOLIDAY INN, HAIRSPRAY LIVE! Among Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Performance Lineup
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

On Thursday, Nov. 24, (9 a.m.-noon in all time zones), the 90th MACY'S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE will march down the streets of New York as millions celebrate with family and friends. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, Ben Vereen, Laura Osnes and More Coming Up This Fall at Feinstein's/54 BelowJames Monroe Iglehart, Ben Vereen, Laura Osnes and More Coming Up This Fall at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

This November, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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