Emmet Otter and His Jug Band Return for New Theatrical Production

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Emmet Otter and His Jug Band Return for New Theatrical Production

A special performance of the beloved classic Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas is now performing in NYC at the New Victory Theater from December 17, 2021 through January 2, 2022! The Christmas classic is based on the book by Russell and Lillian Hoban and Jim Henson’s popular classic holiday special, the story follows Emmet and Ma Otter as they enter a Christmas Eve talent contest hoping to win prize money to buy each other holiday gifts.

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Emmet Otter and His Jug Band Return for New Theatrical Production
Photo Credit: Evan Zimmerman/MurphyMade

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The cast includes Colin Trudell as Emmet Otter, Jordan Brownlee puppeteering Tiny Squirrel/Doc Bullfrog, Kevin Covert as Mayor Fox, LaVon Fisher-Wilson (Newsies) as Mrs. Mink/Hetty Muskrat, Matt Furtado puppeteering Skippy Squirrel/Yancy Woodchuck/Stan Weasel, Jakeim Hart as Harvey, Steven Huynh as Wendell/Weasel, Maggie Lakis as Mrs. Fox, Anney Ozar puppeteering Nutella Squirrel/Old Lady Possum, J. Antonio Rodriguez as Charlie/Will Possum, James Silson puppeteering Jiffy Squirrel/Fred Lizard, and Cass Morgan (Memphis) as Ma Otter.

As a special treat to virtual audience members the production will be available to stream on-demand as part of the New Victory Theater’s virtual season from December 17–January 2. Be sure to check back here at Chip and Company for updates and all things entertainment!

Featured Photo Credit: Jim Henson Company / Amazon Prime Video

Source: New York Times


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