There are new puppets available at Disney’s California Adventure. Knick’s Knacks has Kevin and Dug (from Up) puppets! I need these! Who’s going to Disney soon that can just pick some up for me?
The Roodepoort Record has lots of ideas for puppets you can make with your local preschooler. The article suggests instructions for glove, stick, finger, and animal puppets. Some ideas look easier than others, but the stick puppet instructions are particularly achievable.
Marcel the Shell With Shoes On had its debut at the Telluride Film Festival. Despite an impressive body of work, including quite a long resume of voice work, Jenny Slate considers Marcel her most personal work. Marcel the Shell started as a viral YouTube sensation and now stars in a 90-minute mockumentary. The movie is still looking for a buyer. Is it you?
SAG-AFTRA, the TV, film, and radio actors’ union, has elected a new president. This time, the happy winner is Fran Drescher, former star of “The Nanny.” Joely Fisher, whose breakout role was on “Ellen,” is the new Secretary-Treasurer. Congratulations to the new officers, and happy Labor Day to all union members!
The new musical adaptation of Winnie the Pooh opens October 1, 2021. Rockefeller Productions built the puppets for the new show. Rockefeller also built the puppets for The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show. Fans of the Disney cartoons will remember the songs featured in Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation. Buy tickets for the play at WinnieThePoohShow.com.