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Avenue Q   

 
John Golden Theatre, (7/31/2003 - 9/13/2009)
First Preview: Jul 10, 2003 Total Previews: 22
Opening Date: Jul 31, 2003    
Closing Date: Sep 13, 2009 Total Performances: 2534

Category: Musical, Comedy, Puppets, Original, Broadway
Setting: An outerborough of New York. The present.



Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President)
Produced by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel: Artistic Director; Bardo Ramirez: Managing Director) and The New Group (Scott Elliott: Artistic Director; Geoff Rich: Executive Director); Associate Producer: Sonny Everett and Walter Grossman
Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Book by Jeff Whitty; Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Musical Director: Gary Adler; Incidental music by Gary Adler; Music arranged by Stephen Oremus; Music orchestrated by Stephen Oremus
Directed by Jason Moore; Choreographed by Ken Roberson
Puppets conceived and designed by Rick Lyon; Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Mirena Rada; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Associate Scenic Design: Todd Potter
General Manager: John S. Corker; Company Manager: Mary K. Witte
Production Stage Manager: Evan Ensign; Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Stage Manager: Christine M. Daly
Conducted by Gary Adler; Musical Supervisor: Stephen Oremus; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Associate Conductor: Mark Hartman; Music Copying: Emily Grishman and Alex Lacamoire; Synthesizer Program Consultant: Andrew Barrett; Keyboard: Gary Adler; Keyboard/Synthesizer: Mark Hartman; Tenor saxophone/Flute/Clarinet: Patience Higgins; Drums (traps)/Bongos: Michael Croiter; Acoustic & electric bass: Maryann McSweeney ; Acoustic & electric guitar/Banjo: Brian Koonin
Animation design by Robert Lopez
Casting: Cindy Tolan; Press Representative: Sam Rudy Media Relations; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Nicholas Reuchel and Carol Rosegg; Web Design: Situation Marketing
Supported by a residency and staged reading at the 2002 O'Neill Music Theatre Conference of The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center
Cast
Jennifer BarnhartMrs. T
Bear
Other Characters
Natalie Venetia BelconGary Coleman
Stephanie D'AbruzzoKate Monster
(Jul 10, 2003 - Dec 24, 2005)
Lucy the Slut
(Jul 10, 2003 - Dec 24, 2005)
Other Characters
(Jul 10, 2003 - Dec 24, 2005)
Jodi EichelbergerEnsemble
Jordan GelberBrian
Ann HaradaChristmas Eve
(Jul 10, 2003)
Peter LinzEnsemble
Rick LyonNicky
(Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006)
Trekkie Monster
(Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006)
Bear
(Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006)
Other Characters
(Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006)
John TartagliaPrinceton
(Jul 10, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005)
Rod
(Jul 10, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005)
Understudies: Jennifer Barnhart (Kate Monster), Jodi Eichelberger (Bear, Nicky, Princeton, Rod, Trekkie Monster), Carmen Ruby Floyd (Gary Coleman), Aymee Garcia (Bear, Kate Monster, Lucy the Slut, Mrs. T), Peter Linz (Bear, Brian, Nicky, Princeton, Rod, Trekkie Monster), Erin Quill (Christmas Eve) and Matt Schreiber (Bear, Brian, Nicky, Princeton, Rod, Trekkie Monster)
Tony Award®
winner 2004 Best Musical [winner] 
 Produced by Kevin McCollum , Robyn Goodman , Jeffrey Seller , Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel: Artistic Director; Bardo Ramirez: Managing Director) and The New Group (Scott Elliott: Artistic Director; Geoff Rich: Executive Director)
winner 2004 Best Book of a Musical [winner] 
 Book by Jeff Whitty
winner 2004 Best Original Score [winner] 
 Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx ;  Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
 2004 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  John Tartaglia
 2004 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Stephanie D'Abruzzo
 2004 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Jason Moore
Theatre World
winner 2004 Award [recipient] 
  Stephanie D'Abruzzo
winner 2004 Award [recipient] 
  John Tartaglia
Drama Desk Award
 2003 Outstanding New Musical [nominee] 
 Produced by Vineyard Theatre (Douglas Aibel: Artistic Director; Bardo Ramirez: Managing Director) and The New Group (Scott Elliott: Artistic Director; Geoff Rich: Executive Director)
 2003 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Jeff Whitty
 2003 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Stephanie D'Abruzzo
 2003 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
 2003 Outstanding Music [nominee] 
 Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
ACT 1 Sung By
The Avenue Q ThemeCompany
What Do You Do with a B.A. in English?Princeton
It Sucks To Be MeBrian, Kate Monster, Rod, Nicky, Christmas Eve, Gary Coleman and Princeton
If You Were GayNicky and Rod
PurposePrinceton and Company
Everyone's a Little Bit RacistPrinceton, Kate Monster, Gary Coleman, Brian and Christmas Eve
The Internet Is For PornKate Monster, Trekkie Monster and The Guys
Mix TapeKate Monster and Princeton
I'm Not Wearing Underwear TodayBrian
SpecialLucy the Slut
You Can Be as Loud as the Hell You Want (When You're Makin' Love)Gary Coleman and Company
Fantasies Come TrueRod, Kate Monster, Nicky and Princeton
My Girlfriend, Who Lives in CanadaRod
There's a Fine, Fine LineKate Monster
ACT 2 Sung By
There is Life Outside Your ApartmentBrian and Company
The More You Ruv SomeoneChristmas Eve and Kate Monster
SchadenfreudeGary Coleman and Nicky
I Wish I Could Go Back To CollegeKate Monster, Nicky and Princeton
The Money SongNicky, Princeton, Gary Coleman and Company
School for MonstersTrekkie Monster and Company
The Money Song (Reprise) Trekkie Monster and Company
There's a Fine, Fine Line (Reprise) Princeton and Kate Monster
What Do You Do with a B.A. in English? (Reprise) The Newcomer
For NowKate Monster, Brian, Gary Coleman, Nicky, Rod, Christmas Eve, Trekkie Monster, Lucy the Slut, The Bad Idea Bears, Princeton and Company