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Jim Henson Retrospectacle in NZ

Discussion in 'Muppet Headlines' started by Oscarfan, Jan 31, 2018.

  1. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    https://www.thejimhensonretrospectacle.co.nz/#2018-04-09

    For any of you folks who are New Zealanders, a special three-week event is coming to Wellington this April, with Muppet folks, screenings and a live concert (ala the Carnegie Hall show) hosted by Bret McKenzie.

    Sounds like a fun!
     
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  2. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Ooh! Bret McKenzie! We like him.
     
  3. MikaelaMuppet

    MikaelaMuppet Well-Known Member

    Flight Of The Concords, amirite?
     
  4. JimAndFrank

    JimAndFrank Well-Known Member

    I'm only across the way in Australia....Is this affordable????

    I must investigate!!!!
     
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  5. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    I think ''Muppet History 101'' (which was removed from the website for some reason) is airing at MoMI tomorrow.
     
  6. No1MuppetFan

    No1MuppetFan Member

    I'm going to all four concert shows. Travelling from Melbourne :)
     
  7. Prof Bunsen

    Prof Bunsen Member

    Yes, Flight of the Conchords would be nice to see live!

    Also, except for one song, Bret McKenzie did a good job with making the soundtrack to The Muppets.
     
  8. Pig's Laundry

    Pig's Laundry Well-Known Member

    Me Party or Let's Talk About Me?
     
  9. Prof Bunsen

    Prof Bunsen Member

    Life's a Happy Song. I just never liked that song that much.
     
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  10. gavry3

    gavry3 Well-Known Member

    Yeah. It was very disney-esque
     
  11. Are there any videos of this or any reports? None of the Muppet sites seem to be mentioning it. This was a massive Jim Henson festival over several days with screenings, workshops, talks with puppeteers and concerts with a mixed Muppets/Sesame/Fraggle cast. Where's the coverage? Where are the Youtube videos?
     
  12. antsamthompson9

    antsamthompson9 Well-Known Member

    According to someone on the TP Facebook page, Piggy sang Never Before at the concert. I really wanna see it, cause I've wanted Eric to sing Never Before ever since Something So Right.
     
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  13. Oscarfan

    Oscarfan Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I've only seen a few photos and a couple of articles that don't describe much about the event. And no video either. Bah.

    There was nothing online about that PuppetPalooza panel from earlier in the year either. What's the deal, man.
     
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  14. Froggy Fool

    Froggy Fool Well-Known Member

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