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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 [Collapse]
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; Assistant Director: Jen Bender
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; Assistant Costume Design: Elizabeth Bourgeois; Assistant Lighting Design: Douglas Cox and Charles Foster
General Manager: John S. Corker; Company Manager: Mary K. Witte; Assistant Co. Mgr: Nick Lugo
Production Stage Manager: Evan Ensign; Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Stage Manager: Christine M. Daly; Assistant Stage Mgr: Aymee Garcia
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 and Damian Bazadona
Supported by a residency and staged reading at the 2002 O'Neill Music Theatre Conference of The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center
Cast
Jennifer Barnhart Mrs. T
Bear
Other Characters
Stephanie D'Abruzzo Kate 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 Eichelberger Ensemble
Jordan Gelber Brian
Ann Harada Christmas Eve (Jul 10, 2003)
Peter Linz Ensemble
Rick Lyon Nicky (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 Tartaglia Princeton (Jul 10, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005)
Rod (Jul 10, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005)
Natalie Venetia Belcon Gary Coleman
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
nominee 2004 Award [recipient]
Stephanie D'Abruzzo
nominee 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 1Sung By
The Avenue Q Theme Company
What Do You Do with a B.A. in English? Princeton
It Sucks To Be Me Brian, Kate Monster, Rod, Nicky, Christmas Eve, Gary Coleman and Princeton
If You Were Gay Nicky and Rod
Purpose Princeton and Company
Everyone's a Little Bit Racist Princeton, Kate Monster, Gary Coleman, Brian and Christmas Eve
The Internet Is For Porn Kate Monster, Trekkie Monster and The Guys
Mix Tape Kate Monster and Princeton
I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today Brian
Special Lucy the Slut
You Can Be as Loud as the Hell You Want (When You're Makin' Love) Gary Coleman and Company
Fantasies Come True Rod, Kate Monster, Nicky and Princeton
My Girlfriend, Who Lives in Canada Rod
There's a Fine, Fine Line Kate Monster
ACT 2Sung By
There is Life Outside Your Apartment Brian and Company
The More You Ruv Someone Christmas Eve and Kate Monster
Schadenfreude Gary Coleman and Nicky
I Wish I Could Go Back To College Kate Monster, Nicky and Princeton
The Money Song Nicky, Princeton, Gary Coleman and Company
School for Monsters Trekkie 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 Now Kate Monster, Brian, Gary Coleman, Nicky, Rod, Christmas Eve, Trekkie Monster, Lucy the Slut, The Bad Idea Bears, Princeton and Company