Courtesy of Variance Films

SCREENING
Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Part of Jim Henson's World (2021)
Saturday, June 12, 1:00 p.m.
Museum of the Moving Image - Redstone Theater

With exclusive video introduction by Sesame Street puppeteer Stephanie D'Abruzzo

Dir. Marilyn Agrelo. 2021, 107 mins. DCP. With Jim Henson, Jon Stone, Joan Ganz Cooney, Frank Oz, Caroll Spinney, Bob McGrath, Matt Robinson, Sonia Manzano, Emilio Delgado. Marilyn Agrelo’s documentary explores the hearts and minds of the creators, artists, and educators who established one of the most influential and enduring children’s series in television history. With exclusive behind-the-scenes footage and over 20 original interviews, Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street introduces audiences to the gang of visionaries who set out to entertain and educate young minds by harnessing the power of television with furry characters, catchy songs, and a diverse cast. View trailer.

Tony-nominated puppeteer and voice actor Stephanie D'Abruzzo has performed as a puppeteer on Sesame Street since 1993. She has played a wide range of characters over the years, and took over the role of Prairie Dawn in 2015.

Tickets: $15 / $11 seniors & students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / $7 MoMI members. Order online. After your purchase (limit 6 tickets per order), an electronic ticket will be sent via email to facilitate contactless check-in; seating will be assigned upon arrival on a first-come, first-seated basis. Learn more here.