Chicago can’t get enough of the Muppets! Scores of adults with warm childhood memories of Sesame Street and The Muppet Show made the Gene Siskel Film Center’s 2008 and 2009 Jim Henson retrospective screenings among the most popular of the year. From November 13 through December 15, we bring back a few of those favorites and present new programs, including: Sesame Street at 40: Milestones on the Street; Jim Henson & Friends: Inside the Sesame Street Vault; and Sing! The Music of Sesame Street.
The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland
Sunday, November 14, 4:30 pm
Wednesday, November 17, 6:15 pm
A colorfully messy journey into the depths of Oscar the Grouch’s yucky garbage can ensues when Elmo takes a dive in search of his precious blue security blanket.
The series More Muppet™ Magic was produced by The Jim Henson Legacy and Brooklyn Academy of Music. Executive Producer: Irena Kovarova