"Muppets Now" premieres on Disney+
The Muppets fifth series of all time debuted on Disney+. Make plans to watch one of the most anticipated shows of the year. New episodes premiere every Friday through September 4.
50 Years and Counting
Read our review and discuss with fans the highly anticipated
Sesame Street "50 Years and Counting" DVD set from Shout Factory featuring over five hours of beloved moments.
50 Years and Still Sunny!
Read fan reactions and let us know your thoughts on the all-new Sesame Street documentary "50 Years and Still Sunny!" hosted by Gloria Estefan.
The Dark Crystal: "Age of Resistance"
After a 36 year wait, return to the great conjunction. The Dark Crystal "Age of Resistance" is a mesmerizing and beautiful prequel series now on Netflix. Renew your essence today.
Music is Everywhere
Muppet Central Radio is now on TorontoCast, TuneIn, Apple, Amazon and Google. Listen to Muppet music 24/7 wherever you go with TuneIn and Apple apps and devices.
For those interested and live in the area, Heather Henson is holding another one of her live Muppet Movie Sing Along events at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury, NY (or for the locals and older members here, Westbury Music Fair). The live event will be on May 9, 2015.
Tickets may be purchased here...
Hey, what happened to the banners for the puppeteers? Today is Dave Goelz' birthday, and we don't have a celebratory banner for him? I also noticed we didn't have one recently for Jerry Nelson's birthday which in my opinion should be honored still.
Wasn't sure if this was appropriate or not here, but since I saw this and other Muppet sites weren't discussing it, just read this and from Kevin's hometown:
Hey, everyone, wasn't sure if you were aware, but about 20 or so classic Sesame episodes are available on Netflix streaming!! I found them by chance last night and was overjoyed. Watched an episode from 1974 with a VERY young Maria, and the 2nd Gordon!! Great stuff!
Seems like Frank Oz is starting to make more public appearances lately: he was at the Museum of Moving Image in Astoria, NY last October, and now he's coming to Brooklyn on May 16th (Jim's death anniversary) for a "Night of Oz". Two screenings back to back of his films Little Shop of Horrors...
Hi, Muppet fans:
Wanted to know if folks here knew where to find sheet music for "He'll Make Me Happy" from Muppets Take Manhattan. I am hoping to have a live pianist play an instrumental version of it at my wedding ceremony as the bridal party walks in this fall. Any help is appreciated, if...
I just took an introductory puppeteering class through Muppeteer Michael Earl's Puppet School this past weekend in NYC. I had an absolute blast, and never realized how difficult puppetry actually is, particularly the working with the reverse image on a T.V. monitor. Very confusing for someone...
Looks like we all missed an event here: http://www.bam.org/view.aspx?pid=2393
That's why in the feedback section of this forum I proposed a possible "Events" thread so we can post threads about stuff like the above. Sorry I missed it :(
Phillip and other board moderators:
Wanted to run a polite suggestion by you guys: I was wondering if it would be possible to start up a section on here where people can post upcoming Muppet/Henson related events either regionally or for various things. I know we would normally post things...
For those in the area, or those who are lucky enough to be able to travel to the area next month, it seems that Steve Whitmire will be hosting a 4 day lecture and workshop on puppeteering at the Center for Puppetry Arts in Atlanta, GA. Thanks to Steve Swanson for posting this on his Facebook :)...