Jim Henson's "Emmet Otter"
Goodspeed Opera House 2008, 2009

This musical adaptation of a Henson classic debuted on the Goodspeed Opera House Stage in December of 2008. David Stephens portrayed puppet characters Yancy Woodchuck and Skippy Squirrel. Revamped for 2009, Stephens reprised his original roles and added to them the acting roles of Fred Lizard and Pa Otter. Stephens was also the Puppet Captain for the 2009 production.

All characters ©The Jim Henson Company.

David and Skippy Squirrel
David as Pa Otter
David Stephens and Paul Williams
Hanging out with Paul Williams
Paul Williams giving some musical direction
Rehearsing with Anney Ozar and James Silson
Squirrels in rehearsal
Suiting up for Fred Lizard
with Kathy Fitzgerald as Ma Otter
with master Muppet builder Rollie Krewson
working with Sheri Sanders on Squirrel-batics
Yancy in the Waterville Talent Contest
Yancy with Anney Ozar, David Stephens and Tyler Bunch
Yancy Woodchuck
Yancy's produce cart


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Welcome to All Hands Productions!

Founded by David Stephens, All Hands Productions is dedicated to bringing quality puppet productions to children and their parents.

For over a decade, our puppets have been seen on stage and television.

Find out about All Hands Productions touring performances, perfect for schools and libraries.

Read David's Blog, visit his Etsy Store, and check out David Stephens & Banjolicious - David's band and CDs of original music.


2003 Artist Fellowship recipient from the Alabama State Coucil on the Arts

2003 Telly winner for collaboration with Pensacola singer/songwriter Brian Meece on the music video Playground.

2005 Billy Goats Gruff and Other Stuff honored with an UNIMA (Union Internationale de la Marionnette) Citation of Excellence

2007 Jim Henson Foundation Family Grant recipient

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Email: info@allhandsproductions.com

Tel: (404) 713-1588

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