You can ‘Sing Along with The Muppet Movie’ April 29 at Leach Theatre Print E-mail
Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Special to GUIDON

Family fun is on the playbill when “Sing Along with The Muppet Movie” takes the stage and screen at 4 p.m. April 29 at Leach Theatre in Rolla.

This interactive movie event features a screening of the 1979 classic “The Muppet Movie” starring Kermit the Frog and friends, while live cast members on stage lead the audience in singing, dancing and playing along with the story on the screen.

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The show is filled with surprises, such as streamers, kites, confetti and characters coming out into the audience. Children and adults alike are encouraged to become part of the movie by singing, calling out phrases and names, and engaging noisemakers and props throughout the show. Every ticket includes a goodie-bag filled with streamers, glow necklaces, bubbles, and other items that can be used during the movie and then taken home afterward.

“The Muppet Movie” follows Kermit the Frog as he embarks on a cross-country trip to Hollywood. Along the way, he meets other misfit Muppets who join the quest to overcome danger, discover their true selves and build a future of friendship together.

The interactive show “Sing Along with The Muppet Movie” was developed by Heather Henson, the daughter of Muppets creator Jim Henson and founder of IBEX Puppetry.

Tickets are $18 per person, and can be purchased at the Leach Theatre box office in Rolla, by calling 573.341.4219 or online at

Video contest

Leach Theatre is holding an online video contest for free tickets to see “Sing Along with The Muppets Movie.” To enter, participants must post a video showing their impersonation of Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy or Fozzie Bear to the Leach Theatre Facebook page. Videos must be less than 30 seconds in length and be G-rated. Only one posting is allowed per person. Winners will receive four free tickets. For more information, visit

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