Program Cover from the mid-1990's (Note that Zoe is featured).


Professor Grover, Bert, Ernie, and Prairie Dawn

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Professor Grover and Big Bird


Let's Play School Cast

Let's Play School is a Sesame Street Live show first produced by VEE Corporation in 1990. It was repeated in 1995 and 1998.


"Professor" Grover teaches the gang all about school. He gives his students an assignment to bring something for show-and-tell and Big Bird can't decide what to bring.[1]


Big Bird, Oscar, Grundgetta, Bert, Ernie, Professor Grover, Cookie Monster, Elmo, Prairie Dawn, Honkers, Betty Lou, Zoe, and two ears of corn

Performer cast

  • Leesa Osborn as Prairie Dawn


  • "Let's Play School!" - Company
  • "The Whatta-Whatta Name Game" - Company
  • "Listen to Your Heart" - Prairie Dawn
  • "Count!" (to the tune of "Shout")[2]


  • Written by Nancy Sans
  • Produced by Bob Shipstad
  • Directed by Douglas Kinsley


  • According to Jim Waters and Douglas Kinsley, this Sesame Street Live Show was the last time Jim Henson recorded the voice of Ernie before his death.[3]

See also


  1. "Sesame Street Live Brings The Classroom To The Coliseum", The Post and Courier, 28 May 1998.
  2. New York Times review, February 20, 1998
  3. 'Street' gang hits books Big Bird and pals will 'Play School', 20 February 1992.

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