Elmo, Lin-Manuel Miranda team up for ‘Sesame Street’ coronavirus special

FILE PHOTO: An Elmo muppet is seen on the Sesame Street float during the 86th Macy’s Thanksgiving day parade in New York November 22, 2012. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Elmo and Cookie Monster are reaching out to young children confused at being stuck at home during the coronavirus epidemic with a special “Sesame Street” episode airing next week.

“Hamilton” creator Lin-Manuel Miranda and actors Anne Hathaway and Tracee Ellis Ross will be celebrity guests in the 30-minute “Sesame Street: Elmo’s Playdate” that is aimed at entertaining kids and their families during uncertain times, broadcaster WarnerMedia and Sesame

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