Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

February 5, 2012
Detroit Institute of Arts,
Cost: $7.50

Head to the DIA this February to learn the story behind one of the world most beloved puppets… Elmo! Elmo has become an international icon, but very few people know the story behind his creator, Kevin Clash. Now, the DIA is proud to present a wonderful documentary, Being Elmo, that tells the story of how Kevin and Elmo evolved together to create one of the most beloved superstars in the history of children’s entertainment. The film is narrated by Whoopi Goldberg and includes rare archival footage and interviews with Frank Oz, Cheryl Henson and Rosie O’Donnell, amongst others. Tickets are $7.50. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit


Show times are as follows:

February 3 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

February 4 at 4:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

February 5 at 2:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.