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E Big Bird is made up of 4,000 dyed turkey feathers individually sewn onto a piece of yellow organdy fabric that is attached to the body of the puppet.

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E Ernie and Bert wear size 15 shoes.

E Abby Cadabby's hair is made up of 2,900 individual strands of tubular horse hair and her skirt has 100 sequins.

E Zoe's tutu consists of 15 yards of fabric stitched in seven separate layers.

E Puppeteer Jim Hensen was the originator of the Muppets. His most famous voice was of Kermit the Frog. Frank Oz, another puppeteer, was the voice of Miss Piggy.

E Each tour is a multi-million dollar production with Broadway caliber scripts, music composition, set design and construction, lighting and costumes. It requires a permanent technical crew of eight and local stagehands who are hired in each city.

E Each show takes seven-eight hours to set up. It comes in two 48-foot semitrailers that travel nearly 20,000 miles each season.

Can you name the country for each Sesame Street neighborhood?

1. Galli Galli Sim Sim.

2. Takalni Sesame.

3. Hikayat Simsim.

4. Plaza Sesamo.

5. Iftah Ya Simsim

6. Rechov Sumsum

7. Ulica Sezamkowa

8. Sezame Otevi Se

9. Sesamstrasse

10. Susam Sokagi

(They are 1. India, 2. South Africa, 3. Jordon, 4. Mexico, 5. Kuwait, 6. Israel, 7. Poland, 8. Czech Republic, 9. Germany and 1. Turkey.)

Some names of familiar Sesame Street characters in other countries:

E Moishe Oofnick loves trash in Israel.

E Abelardo Montoya is a seven-foot tall parrot instead of a yellow canary in Mexico.

E Erik and Bent live in Denmark.

E Kakemonsteret lives in Norway but goes by Kurabite Canavari in Turkey.

Sesame Street live is produced and presented by VEE corporation, under license of Sesame Workshop, formerly known as Children's Television Network to produce and tour live stage productions based on Sesame Street. VEE Corp. and Sesame Workshop are committed to teaching basic educational and social skills through quality family entertainment. A portion of every ticket sold goes to Sesame Workshop to fund educational programs for children in the United States and around the world.

All answers to questions were supplied by VEE Corp.

E Big Bird is made up of 4,000 dyed turkey feathers individually sewn onto a piece of yellow organdy fabric that is attached to the body of the puppet.

- Ernie and Bert wear size 15 shoes.

- Abby Cadabby's hair is made up of 2,900 individual strands of tubular horse hair and her skirt has 100 sequins.

- Zoe's tutu consists of 15 yards of fabric stitched in seven separate layers.

- Puppeteer Jim Hensen was the originator of the Muppets. His most famous voice was of Kermit the Frog. Frank Oz, another puppeteer, was the voice of Miss Piggy.

- Each tour is a multi-million dollar production with Broadway caliber scripts, music composition, set design and construction, lighting and costumes. It requires a permanent technical crew of eight and local stagehands who are hired in each city.

- Each show takes seven-eight hours to set up. It comes in two 48-foot semitrailers that travel nearly 20,000 miles each season.

Can you name the country for each Sesame Street neighborhood?

1. Galli Galli Sim Sim.

2. Takalni Sesame.

3. Hikayat Simsim.

4. Plaza Sesamo.

5. Iftah Ya Simsim

6. Rechov Sumsum

7. Ulica Sezamkowa

8. Sezame Otevi Se

9. Sesamstrasse

10. Susam Sokagi

(They are 1. India, 2. South Africa, 3. Jordon, 4. Mexico, 5. Kuwait, 6. Israel, 7. Poland, 8. Czech Republic, 9. Germany and 1. Turkey.)

Some names of familiar Sesame Street characters in other countries:

- Moishe Oofnick loves trash in Israel.

- Abelardo Montoya is a seven-foot tall parrot instead of a yellow canary in Mexico.

- Erik and Bent live in Denmark.

- Kakemonsteret lives in Norway but goes by Kurabite Canavari in Turkey.

Sesame Street live is produced and presented by VEE corporation, under license of Sesame Workshop, formerly known as Children's Television Network to produce and tour live stage productions based on Sesame Street. VEE Corp. and Sesame Workshop are committed to teaching basic educational and social skills through quality family entertainment. A portion of every ticket sold goes to Sesame Workshop to fund educational programs for children in the United States and around the world.

All answers to questions were supplied by VEE Corp.

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