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King Kong the Musical: Featuring giant King Kong Puppet

Discussion in 'Puppet News' started by Frogpuppeteer, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    Hello boys and girls..how is everyone...as many of you know my puppetry world has recently opened to stage Puppetry. i did Avenue Q and Little Shop of Horrors...and always looking for a new show...this popped up in my world its only overseas right now but i am LOVING this giant puppet..check out the article

    this puppet for its giant size has some amazing facial movements...i hope to someday be luck to see it

    http://geektyrant.com/news/2013/6/21/incredible-king-kong-puppet-made-for-stage-play.html

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  2. This is an Australian production (so proud!) and is coming to the US soon i hear! It's a huge blockbuster over here, they had a "making of" type show on the puppetry of it and it takes 13 people to move Kong. 2 people per arm; one in each fist for when he stomps the stage, 1 for the facial movements and 1 for the voice (grunts) and a few for the body, legs etc.

    Hopefully you'll see it in the USA soon, it looks spectacular!
     
  3. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member


    have you seen the show? id love to hear how Kong looks outside of these little clips
     
  4. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member

    The Show is down in Melbourne at the moment. Another interesting stage show here at the moment is War House, with very realistic puppet horse movement.
     
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  5. No I haven't seen King Kong unfortunately! I'm on a tight (newborn baby) budget! Ha ha!! It's a big success I hear though. I also heard after doing only a few shows they upgraded the facials expressions and lots of reviews said its made a huge difference. I'm yet to read anything negative about it. Hopefully my husband will treat me to it before it leaves for the USA!!!
     


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