Sesame Street Behind the Scenes

(released 10/22/2008)

"Sesame Street: Made in NY"

On November 18th, 2008, Film Commissioner Katherine Oliver will moderate the panel "Sesame Street : Made in NY" to provide students and interested New Yorkers first hand accounts of what goes into creating, developing and educating through the shows forty year history in broadcasting. Panelists include:

Carol-Lynn Parente – Executive producer, Emmy-award winner

Dr. Rosemarie Truglio – Vice President of Education and Research

Joey Mazzarino – Emmy-winning writer, puppeteer, director

Kevin Clash – Performer for Elmo, Emmy-winning performer, producer and director

Sonia Manzano – Performer for Maria, Emmy-winning writer

The evening will begin at 6:30p.m. with doors opening at 6:00p.m. The Apollo Theater will host the panel in collaboration with Career Day at the Apollo, part of the Apollo Theater Education and Community Outreach Program.

Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. RSVP to by Friday, November 14th if you would like to attend.

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