Curry's Creatures

Michael Curry is primarily known as a puppet designer, but his work goes far beyond what we typically considered to be puppets. The hyenas and warthogs he created for The Lion King on Broadway have spawned a new generation of high-tech creature costumes that merge puppets and performers. Some delightful examples of these can be seen in , which opened in February at the MGM Grand as Cirque du Soleil's fourth permanent show in Las Vegas. Curry created 13 creatures for the show,

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