Julie's Greenroom

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Julie’s Greenroom
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Genre Educational
Puppetry
Musical
Children's
Created by Julie Andrews
Emma Walton Hamilton
Judy Rothman
Starring Julie Andrews
Giullian Yao Gioiello
Voices of Stephanie D'Abruzzo
Jennifer Barnhart
Tyler Bunch
Frankie Cordero
Dorien Davies
John Kennedy
John Tartaglia
Composer(s) Ryan Shore
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 13
Production
Executive producer(s) Julie Andrews
Emma Walton Hamilton
Judy Rothman
Steve Sauer
Lisa Henson
Halle Stanford
Running time 30 minutes
Production company(s) The Jim Henson Company
Release
Original network Netflix
Original release March 17, 2018 (2018-03-17) – present (present)

Julie’s Greenroom is an American educational pre-school television series that was released on Netflix in March 17, 2017.[1][2]

Production[edit]

The show stars Julie Andrews (best known as the star of The Sound of Music and Mary Poppins), who is joined by her assistant Gus (Giullian Yao Gioiello)[3][4] and “Greenies,” a cast of original puppets built by The Jim Henson Company.[5]

The episodes include elements of the performing arts, such as an original song.[1] Each episode features a guest star who engages the puppets in a specific area of the performing arts. Guest stars include Alec Baldwin, Sara Bareilles, Joshua Bell, Tituss Burgess, Carol Burnett, Chris Colfer, Robert Fairchild, Josh Groban, Bill Irwin, Ellie Kemper, Idina Menzel, Tiler Peck, David Hyde Pierce, Stomp, and the Story Pirates.[1]

The thirteen 30-minute episodes premiered simultaneously on Netflix in March 17, 2017.[6][2]

Characters[edit]

  • Miss Julie (portrayed by Julie Andrews) – The director of the Wellspring Center for the Performing Arts. She teaches performing arts in its theater and "greenroom."
  • Gus (portrayed by Giullian Yao Gioiello) – Miss Julie's assistant and a graduate of the Greenies workshop.
  • Greenies – A diverse group of kids that are mesmerized by all the arts and creativity that they are offered.

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (2017)[edit]

No.TitleOriginal release date
1"The Show Must Go On"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
Miss Julie and Gus welcome the Greenies to the Wellspring Center for Performing Arts. When a disaster happens on the Greenie's first day, Miss Julie and the Greenies are able to get through with it with the help of Idina Menzel and the Broadway musical Wicked.
2"The Write Stuff"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
Chris Colfer helps the Greenies write an original show.
3"Singin' in the Room"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
As the Greenies plan a surprise birthday party for Miss Julie, Josh Groban teaches the Greenies all about singing.
4"Hello from the Ogre Side"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
At the time when Peri has become upset at having to be cast as an ogre for an upcoming show, Alec Baldwin gives the Greenies their first acting lesson.
5"Barre None"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
When Hank and Spike think that ballet is mostly for females, Robert Fairchild and Tiler Peck help to prove them wrong.
6"Write...Write a Song"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
Sara Bareilles teaches the Greenies on how to write a song. During this time, Hank and Spike discover that it's not easy for two people to write a song together.
7"Morning at the Improv"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
As the Greenies' rehearsals aren't going well, Ellie Kemper teaches them how to listen and how they can work together through improv.
8"Quacktice Makes Perfect"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
Joshua Bell helps to teach the Greenies on how practicing is more important and how to perform music together.
9"Send in the WOW"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
When Riley doesn't believe that they can be much of a jester, Bill Irwin shows them how to find their inner clown with some help from Cirque du Soleil.
10"Rhythm is Gonna Get You"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
When the Greenies learn that their instruments have been sent to the wrong address, they are shown by the percussion group Stomp on how to use everyday items in order to make their own music.
11"Costumer Service"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
The Greenies receive help in making costumes for their upcoming show by Tituss Burgess where he shows them how clothes make the character.
12"The Mess Rehearsal"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
Following the Greenies' disastrous dress rehearsal, Miss Julie receives help from David Hyde Pierce to teach the Greenies into having a little faith in themselves.
13"Mash-Up: The Musical"March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17)
The Greenies will be performing Mash-Up: The Musical for Edna Brightful (portrayed by Carol Burnett), who holds the future of the Wellspring Center for the Performing Arts in her hands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Petski, Denise (June 2, 2016). "Julie Andrews To Star In Kids Series About The Performing Arts For Netflix". Deadline. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Adams, Erik (February 8, 2017). "Julie Andrews gets upstaged by a duck in the Julie's Green Room trailer". The AV Club. Retrieved February 8, 2017. 
  3. ^ Long, Stephanie Topacio (June 8, 2016). "Julie Andrews could become the next Mr. Rogers on Netflix's 'Julie's Greenroom'". Digital Trends. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Julie Andrews goes to preschool". Toy & Hobby Retailer. June 7, 2016. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  5. ^ Littleton, Cynthia (June 2, 2016). "Netflix Sets 'Julie's Greenroom' Preschool Series From Julie Andrews, Jim Henson Co". Variety. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  6. ^ Conlan, Tara (June 2, 2016). "Julie Andrews joins Muppets makers for Netflix kids' show". The Guardian. Retrieved June 2, 2016. 
  7. ^ Rudolph, Christopher (March 22, 2017). "Julie Andrews' New Children's Show Features A Gender-Neutral Puppet". NewNowNext. Retrieved May 17, 2017. 
  8. ^ Schroeder, Audra (March 23, 2017). "Netflix children's series 'Julie's Greenroom' includes gender-neutral character". The Daily Dot. Retrieved May 17, 2017. 

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