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Below the Frame at Sesame Workshop

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Below the FrameToday Matt Vogel continued his ongoing behind-the-scenes look at Sesame Street with episode 3 of Below the Frame. With the assistance of Stephanie D’Abruzzo and Tough Pigs‘ Joe Hennes, Matt treated Facebook live viewers to a tour of the Sesame Workshop offices at Lincoln Center.

Highlights include:

  • A look at the interactive video wall at the offices
  • Theresa Fitzgerald, VP of Creative Services, tells us about her division
  • Louis Mitchell, Creative Director of Character Design, drew a famous Muppet for us
  • Head writer Ken Scarborough answers a question about “not writing”
  • Betsy Laredo shared some rare items from the archives including sheet music and artwork
  • Theresa Anderson, Associate Producer and Production Stage Manager, tells us how she got to Sesame Street
  • Matt and Stephanie answered questions submitted by fans

Episode 4 will air live on Facebook on Thursday, February 2 at 1:40 PM EST. This episode will focus on longtime Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch performer Caroll Spinney. Caroll and his wife Debbie will be featured on the show. Be sure to tune in to Matt Vogel’s Facebook page to watch live! Parts 1 and 2 of Episode 3 are viewable below:


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