Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” Takes the Stage in Providence

Friends Old & New Meet on Sesame Street at the  Providence Performing Arts Center  April 21 – 23, 2017 

Providence, RI  – No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Sesame Street Live “   will visit the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Friday, April 21 through Sunday, April 23. Tickets for all seven performances go on sale Monday, November 21 at 10A and can be purchased at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence), or via phone at 401-421-ARTS (2787).

Chamki is from far away and she’s visiting Sesame Street for just one day! Grover has a long to-do list for his friend, from kayaking to hot yoga, but Chamki is busy enjoying cookies with Cookie Monster, singing with Abby Cadabby, and doing ‘The Elmo Slide.’ Will an appearance from Super Grover get Chamki’s attention? Join the fun and create memories with your friends and family!


Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” offers a fun-filled, interactive learning experience, including up-close and furry interactions on the audience floor! Like television’s Sesame Street, each Sesame Street Live production features timeless tunes and lessons for all ages. The universal appeal of each Broadway-quality musical production continues long after preschool. Adults will appreciate the high-tech stagecraft, cleverly written script, and music they’ll recognize and enjoy sharing with children, such as “Count Me In” and fun new parodies of “Hot and Cold,” and “Moves Like Jagger.”


What:     Sesame Street Live "Make a New Friend" is coming to Providence!
When:    Friday              April 21               10:30A and 6:30P
               Saturday         April 22               10:30A, 2P, and 5:30P
               Sunday            April 23               1P and 4:30P
Where:  Providence Performing Arts Center 220 Weybosset St. Providence, RI 02903

Tickets: $21 and $31. A limited number of $41 Golden Circle seats and $73 Sunny Seats** are also available. All ticket prices are inclusive of a  $3 per ticket restoration charge. Additional fees and special offers may apply.

 **The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating and a pre-show Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo!

The PPAC Box Office is located at 220 Weybosset Street in downtown Providence. Tickets are also available online at or by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). Box Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 10A to 5P; Saturday, 10A to 2P and two hours prior to curtain times on performance days.

For group rates, please contact Paul Hiatt at [email protected] or (401) 574-3162. 

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Sesame Workshop is the nonprofit educational organization that revolutionized children’s television programming with the landmark Sesame Street. The Workshop produces local Sesame Street programs, seen in over 150 countries, and other acclaimed shows to help bridge the literacy gap including The Electric Company. Beyond television, the Workshop produces content for multiple media platforms on a wide range of issues including literacy, health and military deployment. Initiatives meet specific needs to help young children and families develop critical skills, acquire healthy habits and build emotional strength to prepare them for lifelong learning. Learn more at


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