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The Muppets Present...Great Moments in American History was a live show located in the Liberty Square area at the Magic Kingdom, as part of its 45th anniversary celebration.

The show was performed daily and featured the Muppets presenting abridged accounts of notable milestones in American history, primarily from the Colonial era. The majority of the show unfolded from the second-story windows of the Heritage House, adjacent to the Hall of Presidents attraction.[2] The show premiered on October 2, 2016.[3] It ended its run at the Magic Kingdom on October 5, 2019, though was brought back for occasional limited seasonal engagements for the 2019 Christmas season and President's Day weekend in 2020.

The Muppets were physically performed live in the show by the park's in-house puppeteers in synchronization to a pre-recorded dialogue track. The Muppets Studio and Muppet performers Steve Whitmire, Eric Jacobson, and Dave Goelz provided consultation, as well as recording the voices for their respective characters.[4]

Show summary

Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, and Sam Eagle were featured in the show. A live actor portrayed James "J.J." Jefferson, the town crier who engaged the audience in the "Declaration of Independence" sketch.[2][5][6]

Each show performance featured one of the following sketches:[7]

Voice cast

Gallery

References

  1. [1]
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Disney World's Next Trick: Muppets", The Motley Fool (October 2, 2016). Retrieved on October 13, 2016. 
  3. "‘The Muppets Present… Great Moments in American History’ Opens at Magic Kingdom Park". Disney Parks Blog (October 8, 2016). Retrieved on October 13, 2016.
  4. "The Muppets Make History at Magic Kingdom Park". Disney D23 (October 3, 2016). Retrieved on October 8, 2016.
  5. "Disney: Muppets show coming to Magic Kingdom", Orlando Sentinel (July 28, 2016). Retrieved on July 28, 2016. 
  6. "The Muppets Are Coming to Walt Disney World Resort This Fall in an All-New Show", Disney Parks Blog (July 28, 2016). Retrieved on July 28, 2016. 
  7. "Disney to debut 'The Muppets Present ... Great Moments in American History'", Orlando Sentinel (September 29, 2016). Retrieved on October 13, 2016. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "First look: Disney's new Muppet show makes history", Orlando Sentinel (October 4, 2016). Retrieved on October 13, 2016. 


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