Celebrate the creator of The Muppets in the world's coolest little capital with 21 days of events including live concerts, films and workshops.
9-29 April 2018
Jim Henson’s characters and Bret McKenzie are taking over Wellington to celebrate and pay tribute to the magic and wonder of Jim Henson’s legacy.
The Jim Henson Restropectacle is a colourful, 21-day festival, including a live concert with Bret McKenzie, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and The Muppets.
Head along from April 9-29 to welcome international guests and some of the characters from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock to the creative capital. The Embassy Theatre will screen classic films and rare footage from the Henson archive on the giant screen.
Join Jim’s characters, colleagues and collaborators for Behind the Seams workshops at Te Papa. Further details to be revealed in the coming weeks.
For more information about the events, see www.thejimhensonretrospectacle.co.nz