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Talk Like Yoda Day, Tuesday is. In Orlando, it seems like there's always a reason to celebrate the "Star Wars" films. Right now, we're in between sessions of Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Last summer, Celebration VI, a convention...
Hartford Courant"Cinderella" and" Beauty and the Beast" will make up "The Dick Meyers Project," featuring UConn puppet Arts graduate student Seth Shaffer at the Studio Theatre in Storrs, Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14. Connecticut Repertory Theatre's family...
"Look out! Here comes Audrey II!!" A man-eating plant from outer space is arriving soon at Harford Technical High School. Harford Technical High School's Cobra Theatre Company will be presenting Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's campy musical "Little Shop...
You'd think that in the presence of puppets — near Muppets, really — associated with the legendary creator of Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, audiences would behave themselves, if only in deference to their innocent childhoods. You'd think....
VarietyRebooted apes and retro teens had plenty to celebrate Thursday as the Saturn Awards were handed out in Burbank. "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" and "Super 8" both took three feature film honors from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror films,...
VarietyFrank Oz, thesp James Remar, "Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman and "The Simpsons" will be feted at the the 38th Annual Saturn Awards on July 26. Oz will receive the Life Career Award for his contributions to genre filmmaking. The puppeteer brought...
A band of miscreant puppets and six comedian puppeteers took to the stage at the Irvine Barclay Theatre on New Year's Eve, largely not knowing what the evening of improv puppetry had in store. "Stuffed and Unstrung," Henson Alternative's foul-mouthed...
Henson Alternative's off-Broadway comedy "Stuffed and Unstrung" isn't the kind of puppet show you might have grown up with. Part of the Jim Henson Co. — which brought children "Sesame Street" and "The Muppets" — "Stuffed and Unstrung" is a...
Fox 5 San Diego StaffSesame Street debuted in 1969, the year I was born. I grew up watching it and then watching as Jim Henson brought his puppet creations to The Muppet Show. I was done watching Sesame Street before the Elmo character ever debuted, but when the Tickle Me...
Frankly My Dear - Orlando SentinelThe bigger question might be, would Disney DARE make a Muppet movie withOUT Amy Adams? The sugary sweet leading lady with a light voice and light touch is on Disney's short lead to be the human lead in a Muppet musical the Mouse wants to get onto...
For Edward Norton making movies isn't just about giving a dynamite performance. It's about collaborating on a piece of entertainment that reflects his view of the world — and pulls that off without preaching to the audience. He leaped into...
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Zap2It.comFrank Oz has signed on to direct the independent dark comedy "Death at a Funeral." The project, produced by Sidney Kimmel Entertainment, will star Matthew Macfadyen ("Pride & Prejudice"), Peter Dinklage ("The Station Agent") and Ewen Bremner ("...
Tags: BBC, Peter Dinklage, Comedy (genre), Death, Ewen Bremner
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