Central Park Conservancy Film Festival: The Muppets Take Manhattan
Friday, August 17, 2018
6:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
Celebrate great New York films and filmmakers at the 2018 Central Park Conservancy Film Festival, sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies.
A beloved summer tradition, the Central Park Conservancy Film Festival has screened critically acclaimed films in Central Park each August since 2002. Films are free of charge; no tickets are required.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The screenings will begin around 8:00 p.m.
The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984, G)
Directed by Frank Oz, this fun confection of old-fashioned entertainment features Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and the whole Muppet crew striving to bring their variety show, “Manhattan Melodies”, to Broadway.
Frisbee Hill — the landscape north of Sheep Meadow (mid-park at 69th Street beside Le Pain Quotidien), which is accessible from the east and west sides of the park at 72nd Street.