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Center for Puppetry Arts to present “Mystery Science Theater 3000” puppet unveiling

Center for Puppetry Arts to present “Mystery Science Theater 3000” puppet unveiling

Crow T. Robot and Tom Servo to be inducted into the Worlds of Puppetry Museum

ATLANTA (January 8, 2019) – Robot Roll Call! On Sunday, January 20 at 7 p.m., Tom Servo and Crow T. Robot from the Emmy-nominated cult television series “Mystery Science Theater 3000 will go on display to the public for the very first time. The Peabody Award-winning sci-fi series has been included in several “Top 100 Television Shows of All Time” lists in publications including Entertainment Weekly, TIME magazine and Rolling Stone.

The Center for Puppetry Arts will debut these new additions to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum’s Global Collection with a special guest appearance by Joel Hodgson, the creator of “Mystery Science Theater 3000.” The unveiling ceremony will take place in Center’s Mainstage Theater, followed by a special presentation by Hodgson about his journey with puppetry. Immediately following the event, the Center will host a reception with light refreshments, beer and wine for purchase and the opportunity for guests to explore the Worlds of Puppetry Museum.  

A limited number of special VIP tickets are available. The VIP tickets include a photo opportunity with Hodgson and the newly acquired puppets, following the unveiling ceremony and presentation.

These acquisitions were made possible by a Power2Give crowdfunding campaign in conjunction with the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs.

WHAT:          
“Mystery Science Theater 3000” Puppet Unveiling

Event to include the special ceremony and presentation by Joel Hodgson, followed by a reception with light refreshments, beer and wine for purchase, admission to the Worlds of Puppetry Museum and photo ops!

WHEN:          
Sunday, January 20
at 7 p.m.

WHERE:        
Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30309

HOW:            
Tickets are $40 (nonmembers) and $30 (Members). VIP Tickets are $65 (includes photo opportunity with Joel Hodgson – limit 55)
Recommended for ages 13 and up
Tickets can be purchased online at puppet.org or by calling 404.873.3391

Contact us
Becca Meyer BRAVE Public Relations
Becca Meyer BRAVE Public Relations
About Center for Puppetry Arts

The Center for Puppetry Arts is supported in part by: Fulton County Arts Council • City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs • Georgia Council for the Arts • The Zeist Foundation • The Wish Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta

For a complete list of the Center’s major supporters, visit www.puppet.org/about/sponsors.

Center for Puppetry Arts® is a unique cultural treasure – a magical place where children and adults are educated, enlightened, and entertained. Since 1978, the Center has introduced millions of visitors to the wonder and art of puppetry and has touched the lives of many through enchanting performances, curriculum-based workshops, and the hands-on Museum as well as Distance Learning and Outreach programs. Center for Puppetry Arts is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization and is supported in part by contributions from corporations, foundations, government agencies, and individuals. Major funding is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs. These programs are also supported in part by the Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. GCA is a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Center is a member of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA/USA/ASSITEJ).The Center also serves as headquarters of UNIMA-USA, the American branch of Union Internationale de la Marionnette, the international puppetry organization.

Center for Puppetry Arts
1404 Spring Street
Atlanta, GA 30309