December 19, 2006

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Big Laugh Attractions present The Jim Henson Company’s PUPPET UP! – Uncensored

Hollywood, CA (December 19th, 2006) – For the first time ever in Australia, the world-famous Jim Henson Company of puppeteers – direct from sell-outs in the US and Britain.

Prepare to be wowed by this adults-only show featuring some of the world’s funniest comedy performers and puppeteers with close to 100 Henson puppets.

Performed by the celebrated Jim Henson Company, best known as creator for the world famous Muppets, PUPPET UP! – Uncensored comes to Sydney and Melbourne for exclusive festival seasons, after sell out seasons at this year’s Edinburgh Festival and comedy festivals in Aspen and Las Vegas.

‘***** Brilliantly funny.’ The Evening News (UK)

‘Does anyone want to see X-rated puppets? YES WE DO!’ The CBS Late Late Show ‘The puppeteers’ quick-wit and nothing-is-taboo attitude make this show a riot of very wrong things.’ The Stage

‘It is a truth universally acknowledged that jokes about gay cowboy donkeys in love are much funnier when performed by a rabbit puppet, a squirrel puppet and a dirty old man puppet.’ The Scotsman