Avenue Q extends booking period, tickets are now on sale through to 6 Apr
The Broadway musical Avenue Q, winner of three 2004 Tony Awards - including Best Musical, as extended its booking period through to 6 Apr 2008. The show opened at the John Golden Theatre on 31 Jul 2003, following previews from the 11 Jul 2003.
Note: due to the Broadway strike there are no performances of the musical at the present time.
The show opened to mostly excellent notices from the popular press: ï¿½Eminently likable.ï¿½ (New York Times);ï¿½Has so much to recommend it.ï¿½ (New Yorker ); ï¿½Good dirty fun.ï¿½; ï¿½Warmth and wit that will disarm the most jaded grown-ups.ï¿½ (USA Today); ï¿½Hip new musical comedy.ï¿½ (Time Magazine).
The musical is about a rundown outer-borough neighbourhood, where the residents - both puppets and humans - deal with everyday New York challenges like getting a job, falling in love and discovering their purpose in life.
Avenue Q currently stars Jennifer Barnhart (Mrs. T, Bear & Others), Robert McClure (Nicky, Trekkie Monster, Bear and Others), Mary Faber (Kate Monster, Lucy & others), Haneefah Wood (Gary Coleman), Howie Michael Smith (Princeton, Rod), Evan Harrington (Brian) and Ann Sanders (Christmas Eve).
Avenue Q is directed by Jason Moore and choreographed by Ken Roberson. It is produced on Broadway by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman and Jeffrey Seller.
Avenue Q has music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, Book by Jeff Whitty, based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx.
Set design is by Mirena Rada with puppet design by Rick Lyon, costumes by Mirena Rada, lighting by Howell Binkley and sound by Acme Sound Partners.
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