When Jeffrey Dunn took over as CEO of Sesame Workshop in 2014, Sesame Street’s future was in flux. Since then, he has created a plan to ensure the beloved Muppets are around for generations to follow.
Sesame Workshop, the company behind Sesame Street, unveils a new initiative to reach kids in a digital and mobile age. NPR gets a sneak peek.
For more than 20 years, puppeteer Kevin Clash has been the voice behind the lovable red monster on Sesame Street. Both Clash "and" Elmo talk with Terry Gross about performing with Jim Henson, and creating a fun, educational experience for preschool-aged children.
The original special from 1978, featuring old school Sesame Street humans and Muppets.
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The New York museum opened a permanent exhibition on the work of the late Jim Henson, including a Big Bird puppet, David Bowie’s costume from Labyrinth and Muppets, all gifts of Henson’s estate.
Jim Henson’s Muppets, including the beloved Kermit the Frog, first came to life in the mid-1950s. Join Josh and Chuck as they explore the history and nitty gritty details of the world’s most famous puppets in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.
Head-writer/puppeteer Joey Mazzarino and writers John Weidman, Christine Ferraro, Belinda Ward, and Molly Boylan tell Ben how to get, how to get to Sesame Street in this bonus-sized episode which also includes a visit to the Muppet Workshop and brief interviews with puppet wrangler Lara McLean, costumer Connie Peterson, and puppet designer Rollie Krewson.
It’s a Rubber Duckie sing-along! Follow the words on the screen and join Daveed Diggs in singing this classic Sesame Street tune!
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Sesame Street is a production of Sesame Workshop, a nonprofit educational organization. The Workshop produces Sesame Street programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows, including The Electric Company. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy and numeracy, emotional wellbeing, health and wellness, and respect and understanding. Learn more at http://www.sesamestreet.org.
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We Got This with Mark and Hal
In the third and final Dragon Con-versation of 2015, Mark and Hal sit down with the brilliant and hilarious Kirk Thatcher, who has worked with the Muppets as a creator, writer and director for 30 years. Who better to help pick the best Muppet than someone who’s actually WORKED with all of them?!
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Caroll Spinney: the man behind Sesame Street’s Big Bird - The Final Cut - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
For over four decades, Caroll Spinney has given life to the Big Bird character on Sesame Street. He spoke to The Final Cut about his continuing deep connection with the puppet and what life is like inside the suit.