Brian Henson joins all performances of Henson Alternative’s PUPPET UP — UNCENSORED!

Brian Henson, Chairman of the Jim Henson Company and an award-winning director, writer, producer and puppeteer, will be performing at all performances of PUPPET UP! – UNCENSORED (formerly Stuffed & Unstrung), in which world-class Henson puppeteers are unleashed in this live, outrageous and very spontaneous show, featuring over 60 original Jim Henson puppets. Brian has worked creatively on countless productions including Labyrinth, Return to Oz, Farscape, The Muppets Take Manhattan, Muppet Treasure Island and many more.

This production delivers “two shows in one” as the hilarious puppet action is projected live on large screens flanking the stage, while the puppeteers race around below – displaying their skills in full view of the audience. The show also features a few recreations of classic pieces originally created by Jim Henson, Jane Henson, and Frank Oz that haven’t been seen by live audiences in decades. Each PUPPET UP! show is a unique experience due to its spontaneous nature – and each performance is different, showcasing the wit, technique, and that trademark Henson dryness and sly anarchy.

For more information, visit: puppetup.com

2 weeks only!
November 13 – 23
Thurs & Fri 8pm, Sat 6pm & 9pm, Sun 7pm
Marines’ Memorial Theatre
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Henson Alternative’s Puppet Up! — Uncensored returns!

SF Sketchfest and Westbeth Entertainment present
Henson Alternative’s
Puppet Up! — Uncensored 

The grown-ups wing of The Jim Henson Company presents PUPPET UP! – UNCENSORED, the live show that lets loose the perilous and provocative elements of comedy on stage with a bunch of fine-looking puppets. A night of major laughs, not for minors.

A hit in Edinburgh, Toronto, Australia, and all over the US, world-class Henson puppeteers are unleashed in this live, outrageous and very spontaneous show, featuring over 60 original Jim Henson puppets – a motley group of characters – in a night of off the cuff comedy.

Created by award-winning director, producer, and writer Brian Henson and actor, director, and improvisational guru Patrick Bristow (Ellen, Seinfeld, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Whose Line Is It Anyway?), PUPPET UP! – UNCENSORED invites audiences to witness the other side of The Jim Henson Company and what happens when the camera stops rolling.

This production delivers “two shows in one” as the hilarious puppet action is projected live on large screens flanking the stage, while the puppeteers race around below – displaying their skills in full view of the audience. Its Whose Line Is It Anyway meets Saturday Night Live meets The Jim Henson Company.

This ‘psychotic puppet party’ features a few recreations of classic pieces originally created by Jim Henson, Jane Henson, and Frank Oz that haven’t been seen by live audiences in decades. Sometimes dark, certainly innovative, and always hilarious, the scenes in PUPPET UP! reiterate the marvelous possibilities of puppets in the hands of masters like these. Each PUPPET UP! show is a unique experience due to its spontaneous nature – and each performance is different, showcasing the wit, technique, and that trademark Henson dryness and sly anarchy.

For more information, visit: puppetup.com

2 Weeks only!
November 13 – 23
Thurs & Fri 8pm, Sat 6pm & 9pm, Sun 7pm
Marines’ Memorial Theatre, San Francisco

Tickets on sale now!
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Office Space 15th Anniversary Screening with special guest Stephen Root

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Yeeeeaaah, we’re going to need you to come into the theater on Saturday
Office Space
15th Anniversary Screening
with special guest Stephen Root (“Milton”) 

Wear your minimum fifteen pieces of flair and bring your TPS reports for the 15th anniversary screening and celebration of Mike Judge’s classic comedy OFFICE SPACE, with very special guest Stephen Root (“Milton,” who believes you might have his stapler) live in person. Follow Peter Gibbons and his co-workers Samir Nagheenanajar and Michael Bolton (no relation to a certain no-talent ass clown) as they get increasingly fed up with INITECH software boss Bill Lumbergh and decide to take matters into their own hands, while Peter falls for Chotchkie’s waitress Joanna. Don’t jump to conclusions and miss this rare 35mm archival print screening of the film, which also stars Ron Livingston, Jennifer Aniston, Gary Cole, Ajay Naidu, David Herman and Diedrich Bader. Join us at the Castro Theatre and don’t forget to show us your best ‘O-face.’

Saturday, August 16th, The Castro Theatre
9pm $12
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