The high-tech puppets of 'Heart and Lights'
There are six puppets in the new Radio City Music Hall show "Heart and Lights" that bring to life some major locations in New York City. Here's a look at each:
A New York Public Library lion is one of the stars of the new, high-tech show 'Heart and Lights.' (Credit: Amanda Schwab/Starpix)
The 26-foot tall animatronic was built using 1,760 pounds of steel and uses 20 motors in her face to bring her to life. She is controlled by four puppeteers as well as preprogrammed cues.
Where to see the real thing: Take a ferry to Liberty Island..(Credit: Charles Eckert)
The Wall Street Bull
A single puppeteer sits inside and manipulates the head, eyes, mouth and body.
Where to see the real thing: 1 Bowling Green(Credit: Amanda Schwab/Starpix)
The New York Public Library Lions, Patience and Fortitude
From under the platform the Lions are sitting on, each puppet requires two puppeteers, one doing head movements and the other working the body.
Where to see the real thing: Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street(Credit: Amanda Schwab/Starpix)
Puppeteers located below the stage manipulate the Pop icon with numerous control lines.
Where to see the real thing: It started off in Union Square, spent some time in Houston, Texas. Currently it does not appear to be on display.(Credit: Avi Gerver/MSG photos)
Alice in Wonderland
Located in the huge mushroom that Alice is sitting on are a trio of puppeteers working this puppet.
Where to see the real thing: In Central Park near the Conservatory Water at East 74th Street(Credit: Avi Gerver/MSG photos)