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Sesame Street’s New Season: An Elmo Musical and More

posted by Nell Minow

Sesame Workshop has announced the plans for Sesame Street‘s upcoming 43rd season, debuting on September 24th.  It will include a new segment called “Elmo the Musical” as a part of its continued focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.  Elmo will make math musical in entertaining 11-minute skits as he imagines himself in “Sea Captain the Musical,” “Mountain Climber the Musical,” “Prince Elmo the Musical” and even “President the Musical.”

And visitors to Sesame Street this year will include actors Charlize Theron, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Amy Ryan, Casey Affleck, Melissa McCarthy, Steve Carell,  Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, David Hyde Pierce, Timothy Olyphant, Maya Rudolph, Eric Stonestreet, John Hamm, Zac Efron, Ed Helms, Kristen Bell, Paula Patton, and Dax Shepard, athletes NBA Slam Dunk Champion Blake Griffin, NFL Superstar Troy Polamalu, Los Angeles Dodger’s Matt Kemp, Extra’s Mario Lopez; talk show host Wendy Williams, singer Colbie Caillat, rock band Train, and rapper/musician/actor Common.

The Sesame Street Muppets™ will also have a lot of fun spoofing some of pop-culture’s favorite shows, including Birdwalk EmpireThe Voice, and Upside Downton Abbey.

 



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