Weekly Muppet Wednesday: Kira

Written by Abigail Maughan KIRA PERFORMED BY Lisa Maxwell (voice) Kathy Mullen (puppetry) ONLY APPEARANCE The Dark Crystal (1982) BEST KNOWN ROLE Gelfling hero and animal whisperer WHO IS KIRA? Kira is one of the two heroes of Jim Henson’s all-puppet fantasy film The Dark Crystal. She is of the last of the Gelfling species,…