Benjamin Lehmann

Producer, Sesame Street

Benjamin Lehmann is a creative producer with vast and varied experience in production. Prior to Sesame Street, Lehmann was an independent producer, cinematographer and director while running his own production company.

Lehmann oversees the Sesame Street script and child talent casting departments as a producer for the iconic children’s show. He works closely with the writers and Muppet™ casting and is responsible for the studio scheduling of the show. He has been with the show for nine very fulfilling years. Lehmann has won two Emmy Awards for his work on Sesame Street.

Lehmann holds a BA from Colorado University, Boulder. He grew up in Paris, France and Los Angeles, CA. He now lives in Astoria, Queens with his wife and two children.