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The Muppets Take the O2 is a live stage show starring the Muppets performed at the O2 Arena in London, England on July 13 - 14, 2018 (with a matinee and evening performance on the 14th). The show is a follow-up to 2017's performance at the Hollywood Bowl, reprising many of the same acts.

Highlights include performances by Miss Piggy and Dr. Teeth and the Electric Mayhem, along with new sketches of Pigs in Space, Veterinarian's Hospital and Muppet Labs.

Bobby Moynihan returned as the main guest star of the show. Special guests in the concerts include Kylie Minogue, Kevin Bishop, David Tennant, Adam Hills, Peter Davison, Anthony Head, Charles Dance, and music group Steps.[1] Tennant, Minogue, Dance, and Bishop were only present in the Friday evening show, while Hills, Davison, Head and Steps were a part of the Saturday performances.

Program

Act I

Act II

Cast

Muppet Performers

  • Dave Goelz: The Great Gonzo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Zoot, Waldorf, Beauregard, Chip
  • Bill Barretta: Pepe the King Prawn, Rowlf the Dog, The Swedish Chef, Dr. Teeth, Bobo the Bear, Mahna Mahna
  • Eric Jacobson: Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Sam Eagle, Newsman
  • Matt Vogel: Kermit the Frog, Uncle Deadly, Sgt. Floyd Pepper, Lew Zealand, Camilla, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Sweetums
  • David Rudman: Scooter, Janice, Beaker
  • Peter Linz: Walter, Robin, Statler, Link Hogthrob, Lips, Snowth

Additional Muppet Performers

Dave Barclay, Julianne Buescher, Tim Blaney, Tyler Bunch, Kevin Carlson, Ryan Dillon, John Kennedy, Tim Lagasse, Bruce Lanoil, Noel MacNeal, Drew Massey, James Murray, Paul McGinnis, Michael Oosterom, Carmen Osbahr, Karen Prell, Mike Quinn, Michelan Sisti, Allan Trautman[2]

Muppet Characters

Angel Marie, Animal, Beaker, Beauregard, Beautiful Day Monster, Big Mean Carl, Behemoth, Bobo, Dr. Bunsen Honeydew, Camilla the Chicken, Chickens, Chip, Crazy Harry, Doglion, Dr. Teeth, Flowers, Floyd Pepper, Fozzie Bear, Frogs, Ghosts, Gonzo, Happy Yellow Creature, Janice, Dr. Julius Strangepork, Kermit the Frog, Lew Zealand, Link Hogthrob, Lips, Luncheon Counter Monster, Mahna Mahna, Marvin Suggs, Miss Piggy, Miss Poogy, Mo Frackle, The Mutations, Nigel, The Newsman, Old Tom, Penguins, Pepe the King Prawn, Pokey, Pops, Rizzo the Rat, Robin the Frog, Rowlf the Dog, Sam the Eagle, Scabby Frackle, Scooter, Skulls, The Snowths, Statler and Waldorf, The Swedish Chef, Sweetums, Uncle Deadly, Yolanda Rat, Walter, Wayne and Wanda, Zoot

Crew[2]

Directors: Kirk Thatcher, Andrew Williams
Written by: Jim Lewis, Andrew Williams, Kirk Thatcher, Matthew Barnette
Executive Producers: Debbie McClellan, Andrew Williams
Choreographer: Michael Rooney
Muppet Music Director/Music Producer: Ed Mitchell
Orchestrator/Arranger: Steve Morell
Music Recording/Mixing Engineer: Rick Ruggieri
Post Production Services: Soapbox Films

Muppet Workshop

Workshop Supervisor: Jane Gootnick
Workshop: Mary Brehmer, Andrea Detwiler, Peter MacKennan, Stephen Rotondaro

Gallery

Sources

  1. The Muppets Facebook Page July 5, 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Program for The Muppets Take the O2.

External links