City Lights: “Winnie-The-Pooh” The Musical; Author Laurel Snyder; And More

Bonnie Erickson originally came on board with the Jim Henson Company as a costume designer. She later created characters like Miss Piggy and Statler and Waldorf.
Credit courtesy of Disney and the Jim Henson Company
Audio version of this story here.

Wednesday on “City Lights with Lois Reitzes”:

  • 1:20: Lois Reitzes and Christopher Moses, the director of education and associate artistic director at the Alliance Theatre, talk about the upcoming production of “Winnie-the-Pooh” at the Alliance.
  • 19:46: Reitzes speaks with Atlanta author Laurel Snyder about her novel “Orphan Island.”
  • 26:48: Puppet creator Bonnie Erickson joins Reitzes to talk about her work at the Jim Henson Company, which included designing and creating the characters of Miss Piggy and Statler and Waldorf.
  • 38:33: Producer Myke Johns talks with screenwriter Karen McCullah about her career writing hit films, including “10 Things I Hate About You” as well as “House Bunny,” “Ella Enchanted,” and “Legally Blonde.”