Puppet power

Puppetry may appear to be an incongruous fit with a town whose nickname is “Sin City.” It is often stereotyped as “for the kids.” For many, children’s televisions shows like “Howdy Doody,” “The Muppet Show,” and “Sesame Street” were their first introduction to puppetry.

But puppetry occupies headline roles in numerous top Las Vegas shows including Disney’s “The Lion King,” Terry Fator and Cirque du Soleil’s “KÀ”:

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