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Sesame Street: Making Learning a Funny Affair

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Thursday, October 16, 2014, 6 p.m.

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium (Map and directions)
Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Reserve your seat HERE starting September 16 (For assistance with online reservations, please visit the welcome desk at the Library for the Performing Arts' Lincoln Center Plaza entrance, where volunteers will make a reservation for you, even if you do not use email. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.)

How do you make teaching letters, numbers, and health fun and memorable? Make it funny! Sesame Street’s Executive Producer Carol-Lynn Parente, Muppet performer and Head Writer Joey Mazzarino and Senior Vice President of Global Educational Content Rosemarie Truglio will discuss how the show blends an educational curriculum with the art of comedy. Get an insider’s perspective on the process behind the scenes at Sesame Street and see how the team delivers learning and laughter for the entire family.

This program is intended for patrons age 12 and above. 

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition:

“Somebody Come and Play:”  45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder
 

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