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We've caught the Fraggle feels this weekend and we're catching up on some old footage 🎶🎹 🎷 Which Jim Henson classics have you got tucked away in your collection at home?

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🎥 {WIN} We’re Count Von Counting down the days til the Muppets, Music & Magic Film Fortnight hits the giant screen at Embassy Theatre in April! 🧛 Go in the draw to win a double pass to the screening of your choice ➡️Just take the (Big) bird by its feathers, check out the lineup at ...and tell us your pick of the films below 🐤 🐻 🐽 🔮

*Comp closes midnight Sun 18 Feb*

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"Moi has always possessed a charm that is lethal to men.”
- Miss Piggy 🐽 ❤️🐸 #ValentinesDay

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“It’s been a dream nine years in the making.” – SQUARE EYES founder Nic Marshall speaks to about her vision coming to life...🐽🐸🧛

Square Eyes Film Foundation Founder Nic Marshall , the lover and dreamer, the heart and soul behind The Jim Henson Retrospectacle talks to us about the 21-day showcase of events paying tribute to Jim Henson in Wellington in April 2018.

🎬 The Muppets, Music & Magic Film Fortnight is coming to the giant screen at Embassy Theatre! 🎥 We're jazzed to partner with the wonderful Jim Henson Legacy to cook up this exciting film season 📽️ There's something to tickle everyone's trotters – from those of you new to Jim’s work, all the way through to the quietly obsessed fans who know every guest star on every episode of The Muppet Show 🐽 Take a 👀 at some of the screenings on offer…

Special international guests will introduce a number of events

Psst...did you know there’ll be a host of fun and fantastical, exciting and magical events to get involved in as part of the three-week long Jim Henson Retrospectacle when it hits Welly? 🐽 🐸 Keep your 👀 peeled for updates and (Fozzie 🐻) bear with us as we release more info over the coming days…

P.S. That's Nic Marshall, Executive Director of SQUARE EYES. She’s bringing this whole mad gig to life!

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TICKET UPDATE 💚 We have now exhausted the Live In Concert available seats for the four concert performances at the Michael Fowler Centre. We hope to be able to release a very limited number of seats closer to the performance so we encourage you to subscribe to the Square Eyes newsletter. Ticket updates will be advised there first.

We here at Square Eyes have been so very heartened by your incredible response to The Jim Henson Retrospectacle. With your collective enthusiasm we are now building towards something wonderful together and we can't wait to celebrate Jim Henson, his legacy, his collaborators, and characters with you all in April.

The Lovers, The Dreamers and You! Thank you Jim Henson friends. Due to overwhelming demand for the Live In Concert tickets this morning we are able to announce a fourth concert. Tickets are now available for Saturday 28 April 2pm. Book online here for the fourth show at Ticketmaster:
(note: clear your cache if you've been on the Ticketmaster page this morning)

Tickets are still available for the Muppets, Music & Magic Film Fortnigh...t. Behind the Seams events are not yet announced.

Save on booking fees when purchasing multiple events by calling Ticketmaster on 09 970 9745. This applies to all events across the Jim Henson Retrospectacle, including Live in Concert, On the Giant Screen, and Behind the Seams.

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🐸 Tickets are on sale now. This is not a drill. Alert your friends and family. This is a once-in-a-lifetime event in Wellington, New Zealand: see some of your favourite characters from The Muppets, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock performing live with Bret McKenzie and the NZSO in a celebration of the life and work of Jim Henson 🐷

Already booked? Tell us where you're travelling from in the comments below 💚

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SUBSCRIBE NOW We're almost on sale for the world-first, Wellington-only Jim Henson Retrospectacle. We've been overwhelmed by the joyous public response to the announcement and we don't want you to miss out. Subscribe now for the Square Eyes newsletter – our presale offer will go out tomorrow morning (Wednesday 7 Feb). For one day only we're offering subscribers access to premium seats for the three announced concerts. Subscribe here:

*General public on sale starts Thurs 8 Feb 9am from Ticketmaster New Zealand.

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Bringing your little ones to The Jim Henson Retrospectacle Concert or age-appropriate film screenings? At the Michael Fowler Centre and the Embassy Theatre under twos are free to sit on the knee. Children do need a ticket if they will need a seat during the performance.

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[GET IN EARLY] 💚 Subscribe to the SQUARE EYES newsletter before Wed 7 Feb and you'll be among the first to access tickets for The Jim Henson Retrospectacle, the world-first, Wellington-only celebration of the creative genius behind The Muppets, Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock. All SQUARE EYES friends will be sent a presale code to purchase tickets from 9am to 5pm on Wed. General public tickets go on sale 9am Thurs 8 Feb from So SUBSCRIBE here, Bert:

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"Right now McKenzie is working away on what can only be described as one of the coolest projects ever; The Jim Henson Retrospectacle in Concert." — NZ Herald

'It's a bit like Flight of the Conchords, but with Kermit doing Jemaine's part,' he says.
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We can finally share the most astonishing and wonderful news: Square Eyes Film Foundation and The Jim Henson Legacy present The Jim Henson Retrospectacle. Wellington will host The Jim Henson Retrospectacle to celebrate the magic and wonder of Jim Henson’s legacy with a world-first showcase of events. Henson’s creative worlds come together again for the first time; live in concert, on the giant screen, and behind the seams.
Tickets go on sale Thurs 8 Feb at 9am from
Square Eyes newsletter subscribers will have access to a presale on Wed 7 Feb so sign up on the website!…/the-lovers-the-…/