The Great Muppet Caper
Friday, Jun 30 at 2:30 pm
Location: Redstone Theater
Hosted by Craig Shemin, President of The Jim Henson Legacy and series curator
Dir. Jim Henson. 1981, 95 mins. DCP. Jim Henson’s feature directorial debut brings the Muppets to England, where reporters Kermit and Fozzie (and their photographer Gonzo) are tracking down jewel thieves who have set their sights on the incredibly valuable Baseball Diamond. Our heroes and their new friends from the Happiness Hotel hope to catch the culprits red-handed (“What color are their hands now?”). Dame Diana Rigg appears as Lady Holiday and Charles Grodin plays her scoundrel brother Nicky, who is infatuated with Miss Piggy—a prime suspect in the jewelry thefts. Filled with Joe Raposo musical numbers and cameo appearances by John Cleese, Peter Falk, Jack Warden, and more, The Great Muppet Caper is a true Henson classic.
Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for MoMI members at the Senior/Student level and above. Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission. Review safety protocols before your visit.