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Emmet Otter’s Jug Band Christmas

Emmet Otter's Jug Band Christmas

Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 064236
December 7, 2008 – January 4, 2009

Music and Lyrics by Paul Williams
Book by Timothy A. McDonald & Christopher Gattelli
Based on the Book by Russell & Lillian Hoban
Directed and Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli
Produced in association with The Jim Henson Company

Original Cast

Stephen Bienskie, Tyler Bunch, Alan Campbell, Kevin Covert, Leo Daignault, Madeleine Doherty, Colin Hanlon, Jeff Hiller, Lisa Howard, Anney McKilligan, Cass Morgan, Daniel Reichard, Sheri Sanders, Robb Sapp, James Silson, David Stephens, Daniel Torres, Kate Wetherhead

The Story

As Christmas approaches the world of Frogtown Hollow, Emmet Otter and his Ma can only dream of buying each other gifts. So when a Christmas Eve talent contest is announced, both secretly enter hoping to win the prize money. In a heartwarming twist on The Gift of the Magi, Emmet and Ma risk all they have and end up with the greatest grand prize of all. Based on director Jim Henson’s television feature, this new theatrical adaptation features a lovable mix of actors and puppet characters from The Jim Henson Company and a toe-tapping score. It’s a classic holiday musical for all ages!

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