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Behind the Seams: Celebrating Jim


Sun 29 Apr 2018, 3:30pm–4:45pm

Where: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, 169 Tory Street, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $30.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Rebecca McMillan

Part of the Jim Henson Retrospectacle line-up of Behind the Seams events.

Colleagues, collaborators, and friends come together to participate in a wide-ranging and intimate conversation about Jim’s unique contribution to the world. Projects discussed will include The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, The Muppet Movie, and more.

The panel includes Bonnie Erickson, Muppet designer, Jim Henson Legacy trustee and former Executive Director; Arthur Novell (Markham/Novell, Communication, Ltd.) Jim's public relations agency, Jim Henson Legacy trustee and former Executive Director; puppeteers Karen Prell and Carmen Osbahr whose careers were nurtured by Jim; and lead Muppet collaborator and principal Muppet performer for over 40 years, Dave Goelz.

These guests will sit in conversation with Craig Shemin, President of The Jim Henson Legacy and former Jim Henson Company staff writer.

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