Elmo, Grover and other members of the "Sesame Street" gang are returning to the Bay Area to star in the new Sesame Street Live show, "Make a New Friend."

The show runs June 6-8 at the City National Civic auditorium ¿in San Jose.

The show celebrates friendship and cultural similarities through story and song.

Performances are Show times are 6:30 p.m. June 6; 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. June 7; and 3 p.m. June 8.

Tickets are $15 to $70, www.ticketmaster.com.