On December 13, 2013 The Smithsonian will open a new exhibit: Puppetry in America. From the Smithsonian’s website: This artifact wall will display two different rotations of objects from the stage and screen that cover over 160 years of American puppetry. Rotation 1 will include a Chinese-inspired shadow puppet from 1850, Punch and Judy hand puppets, a Slugger […]
REGIS PHILBIN HOSTS A NEW YORK CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER at St. Paul the Apostle Holiday Special Airs on CBS Television Network December 24, 11:35 pm eastern/pacific and 10:35 pmcentral Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/janehensonsnativity Special to Include Bible Passages Read by Regis Philbin & Dramatized by Puppet Performers Inspired by work created by the late Jane Henson […]
With very great sadness we mourn the passing of one of puppetry’s greatest friends. Jane Henson has been a loving friend to puppetry for over 50 years. Her vision and generosity created the O’Neill National Puppetry Conference, just one of many ways she helped to shape American puppetry. Jane was shy and modest. Even though […]
We have learned that a dear member of our puppet family has passed away. Jerry Nelson was known for performing so many of the Henson and Sesame Street characters that have become icons as well as dear friends. We are saddened by this news, but remember so many of the wonderful characters that he brought […]
On July 26, 2012 The Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films will present Frank Oz with a lifetime achievement award at the Saturn Awards. You can read more about this hear at AllVoices.com Congratulations Frank!