For Sesame Street visitors of all ages, characters like Elmo, Grover, and Cookie Monster aren’t just pieces of felt and faux fur on a human arm — they’re living, breathing creatures.
“There’s a real alchemy with puppets. It’s like magic,” Sesame Street head writer and puppeteer Joey Mazzarino tells EW. “You put it on, it comes to life, and you lose the thing behind it, whether it’s me or one of the other puppeteers.”
Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams felt that same alchemy when he filmed a guest appearance on Sesame Street. Williams appears on Thursday’s episode, teaching viewers about the word “furious” alongside Elmo and a fly named Felix. READ FULL STORY