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Sesame Street: Making Learning a Funny Affair


October 16, 2014

Program Locations:

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium

Reserve your seat HERE starting September 16 (ALL RESERVATIONS FOR THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN CLAIMED (All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so seats may become available at that time.  A stand by line will form outside the cafe door one hour before the program.) 


How do you make teaching letters, numbers, and health fun and memorable? Make it funny! Sesame Street’s Executive Producer Carol-Lynn Parente, joins Muppet performer and Head Writer Joey Mazzarino, muppet performer Eric Jacobson (Grover/Bert), writer Christine Ferraro, and Senior Vice President of Global Educational Content Rosemarie Truglio in a discussion describing how the show blends an educational curriculum with the art of comedy.  Bobby Moynihan, cast member of Saturday Night Live, will moderate.  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. 

Bert and Ernie with Sesame Street Sign

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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