What It’s Like Being a Costumed Character for a Theme Park

Photo by Héctor Vásquez on Unsplash

A mom in Philadephia is claiming a costumed character at Sesame Place deliberately ignored her two African American children. As a former costumed character, I want to share what it’s really like to spend time pretending to be a giant imaginary creature.

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Erin Nanasi

Erin Nanasi

Writer, misanthrope, lover of words, hugger of trees.