iTheatrics in association with The Jim Henson Company
from New York, New York
Few Seats Left
Week of December 6 – 12
Week of December 13 – 19
Live Sign-Interpretation provided by partner organization Hands On.
Live audio-description provided
Week of December 20 – 26
Week of December 27 – January 2
Relaxed performance adapted for sensory sensitivities
Get to know the performers and creative team at a Talk-Back!
With the health and safety of our audiences, artists and staff as our top priority, New 42 regrets to announce that all remaining performances of Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas are now canceled.
Treasure a new holiday tradition with Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas! Based on Jim Henson’s beloved television special, this tuneful tale takes us to Frogtown Hollow where Ma and Emmet Otter risk what little they have to make each other’s holiday dreams come true. Featuring a lovable cast of performers with puppets from Jim Henson’s Creature Shop, and a toe-tapping score by legendary songwriter Paul Williams, this very merry musical will warm the hearts of a new generation for winters to come!
To provide the safest possible experience, we cannot accommodate kids under 4 at the theater at this time.
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 60 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world-famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and 9 Grammy Awards.
The mission of iTheatrics is to ensure that young people everywhere have access to quality musical theater programs. iTheatrics develops new musicals for family audiences, produces the annual Junior Theatre Festival, and adapts Broadway musicals for performance by elementary, middle and high school students.
Timothy A. McDonald and Christopher Gattelli
Music and Lyrics
Dan DeLange and Larry Pressgrove
Based on the illustrated book by Russell Hoban & Lillian Hoban
Warm up your voice and turn the hidden talents of your family and friends into celebratory song lyrics in this week’s New Victory Arts Break.
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Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas is supported, in part, by a Presenter’s Grant from The Jim Henson Foundation.
Pictured in artwork for Jim Henson’s Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas at top: Kevin Covert as Mayor and Laura Woyasz as Mrs. Fox.
Photos: Richard Termine