Watch 63rd & Broadway Become Sesame Street

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Jarrod Fairclough – Recently we told you that the city of New York would be permanently renaming the interesection of 63rd and Broadway ‘Sesame Street’!  And, sure enough, it happened just moments ago.

Big Bird, The Count, Grover, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Grungetta, Rosita, Rudy and Louie, plus their respective puppeteers, were all on hand (Wocka Wocka) to celebrate the occasion, as were previous cast members Sonia Manzano (Maria), Emilio Delgado (Luis), Bob McGrath (Bob), Dr Loretta Long (Susan), Alison Bartlett (Gina) and Roscoe Orman (Gordon), alongside current cast members Alan Muraoka (Alan) and Suki Lopez (Nina).

The New York City Mayor’s Office tweeted this official video of the sign being revealed, as well as cast members old and new coming together to sing the famous theme song.  Watch below!