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by Dianna Ranere

That Golden Girls Show – A Puppet Parody to Stream on Broadway on Demand

Rockefeller proudly announces that 16 new, original episodes of That Golden Girl Show! A Puppet Parody will be released on Broadway On Demand beginning September 14, 2020. Broadway On Demand is currently available in Apps for iPhone, iPad and Apple TV.

Get your cheesecake ready and pull up your wicker-framed chair… it’s the ‘Golden Girls’ as you’ve never seen them before – as puppets! All 16 episodes are packed full of cheesecake, shoulder pads, sex, men, get-rich-quick schemes, wit and humor that only a puppet parody can deliver. Get ready to take a trip down memory lane with a warm-hearted salute to the original television series.

“These unprecedented and challenging times allowed us a unique opportunity to pivot and create new digital content that we are very excited to share. We all need a good laugh right now, and what better way than to create 16 brand-new, original episodes of That Golden Girl Show! A Puppet Parody.  We are thankful to Broadway On Demand for enabling us to bring these episodes into households around the country.” Rockefeller Productions, Jonathan Rockefeller

Created and directed by Jonathan Rockefeller, That Golden Girl Show!  was originally presented as a live stage production that debuted in New York City in 2016. The show received rave reviews from audiences and critics alike who described it as “Hilarious!” EW; “Classy and Sassy.  A laugh-out-loud parody “Gay City News; “The production packs in some of the show’s great punch lines.  A puppet parody feels like the right medium to revisit the iconic characters.” Towleroad; “Golden Girls fans have a treat in store.” Huffington Post; “Hilarious! It’s as bitty, catty, and familiar as genurkenflurken!  It is funny, heartwarming, and nostalgic all rolled into one.” Times Square Chronicle; “Truly excels at bringing a pop culture classic into the 21st century. It feels just as fresh, modern, and daring as it does familiar. Make no mistake: this show is all shoulder pads and bright colors, glamour and sass splendidly fun tribute to a groundbreaking and beloved sitcom.” NY Theatre Guide; “The vibe is electric with stunningly crafted Golden Girls puppets. “Stage Buddy; “What a hoot! Jonathan Rockefeller hit the jackpot. A unique tribute that is as funny as, if not more, than the original.” Splash Magazine.

Cast includes Ashley Brooke as Sophia, Cat Greenfield as Blanche, Michael LaMasa as Dorothy, and Kirsty Moon as Rose. Produced and directed by Jonathan Rockefeller, the creative team includes Doug Kmiotek (writer), Nate Edmondson (original music), Michael Hull (puppet director), David Goldstein (set design), and Rockefeller Productions (puppet creation). The production team includes Kevin Guzewich (cinematographer/editor), Nicole Maupin (sound mixer), Ash Knowlton (supervising sound editor). Executive Producers of That Golden Girl Show! A Puppet Parody are Sean Cercone, Ken Dingledine, Jeffery Keilholtz, and Jonathan Rockefeller.