Steve Whitmire and Heather Henson will make appearances at select screenings during the final weekend of Muppets™, Music & Magic: Jim Henson’s Legacy, a film festival highlighting the varied work of Jim Henson. Guests will introduce screenings and answer questions following screenings. Schedule, screening descriptions, and ticketing information available at www.thehistorycenter.org.
STEVE WHITMIRE has been a principal Muppet performer since 1978, behind characters including Ernie and Kermit the Frog since Jim Henson’s death in 1990, as well as characters including Rizzo the Rat, Beaker, Statler, Wembley Fraggle, and Sprocket the Dog. HEATHER HENSON is a member of the Board of Directors for The Jim Henson Company; co-creator of the Orlando Puppet Festival; founder of IBEX Puppetry, an Orlando-based national touring company; and creator of innovative works combining dance, music, video projection, and puppetry.
Steve Whitmire will appear:
Saturday, April 4: 1:30 p.m. Muppet Music Moments; 3 p.m. A Better World: Living in Harmony; 6 p.m. Dog City & The Storyteller; 8 p.m. Labyrinth
Sunday, April 5: 1 p.m. Muppet Fairytales; 3:30 p.m. The Art of Puppetry &
Storytelling; 8 p.m. The Dark Crystal
Heather Henson will appear:
Sunday, April 5: 6 p.m. Commercials & Experiments
Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, FL