May 5, 2018

The Jim Henson Company, 1416 N La Brea Ave, Hollywood, California, United States


The Center for Puppetry Arts will hold its second Puppets for Puppetry dinner and show on Saturday, May 5th, 2018, at The Jim Henson Company’s historic lot in Hollywood.

The benefit event will be hosted by comedian Chris Hardwick (The Wall, Talking Dead) and feature special guests Jack McBrayer (30 Rock, Wreck It Ralph), Bobby Moynihan (SNL, Inside Out), and Grammy Award-winner Jason Mraz (“I’m Yours”).

The unique fundraising event will honor the beloved puppeteer Caroll Spinney, best known to fans around the world as the performer of the iconic Sesame Street characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch. Favorite characters from the series and special surprises will also be a part of the unforgettable evening. Bill Barretta, Leslie Carrara-Rudolph, Brian Henson, Eric Jacobson, and Matt Vogel are just some of the incredible puppeteers confirmed to participate.

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