Mummenschanz is a Swiss mask theater troupe that performs in a magical, surreal style. Founded in 1972, the group became popular for its play with bizarre masks and forms, light and shadow. Their weird, timeless creatures join other incredible colorful, enchanting forms. In 1973, Mummenschanz toured the USA, Canada, and South America, and later enjoyed a three-year run on Broadway. They appeared as special guest stars in the first season of The Muppet Show, in 1976. They also appeared on the award-winning TV show Northern Exposure in the 1990s. In 2012 they toured the world with a 40th anniversary show. If you like MOMIX and Pilobolus, you will enjoy Mummenschanz!