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Henson foundation sponsors puppet festival in New York

Wednesday, September 9 - Sunday, September 27. New York City, New York, U.S.A.

The International Festival of Puppet Theater, presented by the Jim Henson Foundation, takes place at theaters all around the city. Highlights include performances by William Kentridge's Handspring Puppet Company and other groups, and exhibits of work by artists such as Janie Geiser. Concurrently, the Guggenheim museum will host a series of puppet films including work by The Brothers Quay, Jan Svankmajer, Lasislas Starewitch, and others, in addition to an entire program of films by Estonian animators. For information on the festival, visit www.henson.com/festival, and for film series information call (212) 360-4321.

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