Your faithless correspondent noticed these fliers tacked up on Joralemon. Finding Google a bust, he called the listed number and found the following:
- A Muppet Christmas special (working title: Letters to Santa) is in preproduction
- The crew is scouting locations; there will not necessarily be any real shooting done this coming Monday
- The bulk of shooting is done at Steiner Studios and, in fact, the entire production may ultimately be shot there
- There do not appear to be any “names” attached to the movie
The gentleman who answered the phone, whose name I did not catch, was unduly patient and deserves a raise.
Oh, and this is probably just a coincidence, but Progressive Nation: A Travel Guide with 400+ Left Turns and Inspiring Landmarks says that Sesame Street, and by extension the Muppets, owe a debt to our fine neighborhood: