John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together & The Muppet Show with John Denver

Part of Happy Henson Holidays & Jim Henson's World (2017)
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

Screenings of The Muppet Show, hosted by John Denver (Dir. Peter Harris. 1979) and John Denver & The Muppets: A Christmas Together (Dir. Tony Charmoli. 1979). Combined running time: 75 mins. Digital projection. In 1979, John Denver appeared on The Muppet Show, collaborated with the Muppets on a record album and rounded out the year by joining the Muppets for an ABC television special inspired by the album. This month of Henson holiday merriment kicks off with a double-feature of Denver’s Muppet Show episode and the Christmas special, John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together, commencing with a classic rendition of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” performed by the singer-songwriter and the Muppets.

Tickets: $15 ($11 seniors and students / $7 youth (ages 3–17) / free for children under 3 and Museum members at the Film Lover and Kids Premium levels and above). Order tickets online. (Members may contact with questions regarding online reservations.)

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