Show biz legends and world famous variety show hosts, Mömandpöp have been out of the limelight for more than (gasp) 50 YEARS! But now, they're back! And they've brought along all your favorite guest stars from the Mömandpöp Shöw: Mr. Rainbow! Wendy the Lisping Baleen Whale! Mimi and Pöp-pöp! Mümandsön, and more!
Mömandpöp creators, songwriters Bobby Matthews and Virginia Ralph are Little Rock natives who have been working with kids, music, art, and theatre in some capacity since they met at Arkansas Governor's School in 1985. After high school, they both attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, during which time Bobby formed beloved Little Rock punk band, Trusty, and Virginia began to work with underground theatre company, Reponde de Capite. Trusty would go on to be on Dischord records out of Washington, DC and Virginia began working with the artists who would eventually form Voices of the South theatre company in Memphis, TN. For nearly 15 years the two worked separately, Bobby's day job was teaching art, Virginia's was as a teaching artist in the Delta and performing in children's theatre, they finally joined forced in 2012 to co-write an original children's musical for the Memphis Children's Theatre Festival, entitled "An Old Forest Fairy Tale." In 2015 they first performed what would go on the become their first ever show as Mömandpöp, called "The Mömandpöp Comeback Special", and they haven't looked back since. Since then they have won two Parent's Choice silver honor awards for their CDs "Mömandpöp" and "Look Closer," and are currently writing their first video series.
Bobby and Virginia now live back in Little Rock with their teenaged daughters, Bobby's mom, two dogs, two cats, and two hamsters.