| Nov 8, 2013
| 1:20 PM
In the Greystone show house’s children's playroom inspired by “Muppets” creator Jim Henson, furniture designer Eric Brand stenciled “poor man's wood paneling” on the walls, a charming effect created with little more than...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Ask any random group of patrons of the Orange County theater world, and they can probably tell you that Hal Landon Jr. has played Ebenezer Scrooge in South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" for the last 34 years.
What they may not know is that...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:01 PM
Jane Nebel Henson knew Kermit before he was the Frog, saw the Cookie Monster before he lost his "fiendish" teeth and was around for the pre-diva days of Miss Piggy.
Henson, the wife and longtime artistic collaborator of legendary Muppets creator Jim...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:32 PM
The widow of Jim Henson diedTuesday, following a battle with cancer. Jane Henson met her future husband in a puppetry class in the 1950s....
| Jun 6, 2013
| 4:32 PM
BBC One and The Jim Henson Company are partnering to bring a Muppet-style program to television, "That Puppet Game Show."...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
What Maisie Knew
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It's tough enough to have a normal childhood in the cramped bustle of the big city, but even harder when being shuttled back and forth between two parents who...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 10:30 PM
Irwin Russell, the influential entertainment attorney who was a key player in saving the Walt Disney Co. from corporate raiders in 1984, died Friday of complications from leukemia. He was 87.
Russell helped orchestrate the installment of Michael Eisner...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Longtime entertainment lawyer Irwin Russell, whose clients included Michael Eisner and Jim Henson, died Aug. 23 of complications from leukemia. He was 87.
Russell, a New York native, is best known for working to get Eisner installed as chief executive...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:30 PM
From "Back to the Future" to "Star Wars," scour the most iconic hand-painted movie posters of the past half-century, and you're likely to find Drew Struzan's lower-case signature tastefully affixed to the images that set moviegoers' expectations alight...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:23 PM
WHAT: Get ready to harmonize with Kermit, Miss Piggy and the gang when the Garden Theatre stages "Sing Along with The Muppet Movie."
The production, by Heather Henson's IBEX Puppetry, will have two performances at the Winter Garden venue on July 27....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:16 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google.com is the most visited online front door in the United States. According to Alexa, a longtime Internet statistics firm, it is also the second most visited home page in the world behind Facebook.com; roughly 40 percent of...