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Jim Henson on set with puppets.
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Jim Henson: In Performance

Unclassified All Ages

24 Sep - 6 Oct

While Jim Henson’s work as a filmmaker and creative innovator are acclaimed, his brilliant talents as a performer are sometimes overlooked.

As a puppeteer, he created such indelible characters as Kermit the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, Ernie and the Swedish Chef.

This compilation illuminates the development and evolution of these classic characters – and many more.

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  • It’s difficult to count the number of characters on display here – a testament to Henson’s great versatility and imagination.

    Some of the finest moments of many of the  ‘support’ Muppets are on show including the hilarious Guy Smiley This is Your Life – Loaf of Bread sketch, Captain Vegetable and known (and unknown) characters from the earliest days.

    There are many, many “boom-tish” moments in this program – as you’d expect – all showcasing Henson’s enormous range as a performer on singing, dancing, voicing and acting levels.

    Photography courtesy of The Jim Henson Legacy, The Jim Henson Company, Disney, and Sesame Workshop.

    This series is produced by The Jim Henson Legacy. Tour Executive Producer Irena Kovarova. Film and program notes courtesy of The Jim Henson Legacy. ™ & © 2015 The Jim Henson Company. JIM HENSON's mark & logo, characters and elements are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. All rights reserved.

    MUPPET, MUPPETS and the Muppets Characters are registered trademarks of Disney. All rights reserved. © 2015 Disney.