• Julie Andrews co-created the series with her daughter. (Youtube/Netflix)Source: Youtube/Netflix
The educational series teaches children about the performing arts with cameos from Alec Baldwin, Idina Menzel and Carol Burnett.
Michaela Morgan

27 Mar 2017 - 12:38 PM  UPDATED 27 Mar 2017 - 12:38 PM

Julie Andrews is the host of a new Netflix original series that teaches children about the performing arts with the help of celebrity guests from Hollywood and Broadway.

Julie’s Greenroom features the iconic musical legend as the mentor of a class of diverse puppets—built by the Jim Henson Company—including one that is seemingly gender neutral.

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Riley is an androgynous puppet with red hair and glasses and “loves all the technical backstage stuff” according to a New York Times article.

Emma Walton Hamilton—Andrews’ daughter and co-creator of the show—says of Riley: “If pressed, we’d say that she’s a girl, but maybe not forever. We wanted to be as diverse as possible.”

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The educational series premiered on Netflix this month and features cameos from Alec Baldwin, Carol Burnett, Idina Menzel and Josh Groban. 

You can watch the trailer below: