AVENUE Q's Anniversary Celebration Begins Tonight with Jordan Gelber & Ann Harada
AVENUE Q is celebrating its 15th anniversary with two weeks of special unique performances at New World Stages as members of the musical's legendary original Broadway company and other Avenue Q alumni return to perform beginning tonight with Jordan Gelber (Brian, 2003-09) & Ann Harada (Christmas Eve, 2003-09) and additional alumni continuing through Sunday, July 29, 2018.
The 15th anniversary performance will take place on Tuesday, July 31 at 7pm.
TUNE IN: In celebration of this milestone, the current cast of Avenue Q will visit the TODAY SHOW on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 during the 8 PM hour.
15TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL PERFORMANCES:
- Monday, July 16 8:00 PM - Jordan Gelber & Ann Harada
- Tuesday, July 17 - DARK
- Wednesday, July 18 8:00 PM - Evan Harrington
- Thursday, July 19 8:00 PM - Hazel Anne Raymundo
- Friday, July 20 8:00 PM - Stephanie D'Abruzzo
- Saturday, July 21 2:30 PM & 8:00 PM - Rob McClure & Maggie Lakis
- Sunday, July 22 3:00 PM - Anika Larsen
- Sunday, July 22 7:30 PM - Sharon Wheatley
- Monday, July 23 8:00 PM - Sharon Wheatley
- Tuesday, July 24 - DARK
- Wednesday, July 25 8:00 PM - Jennifer Barnhart & Rick Lyon
- Thursday, July 26 8:00 PM - Stephanie D'Abruzzo
- Friday, July 27 8:00 PM - Stephanie D'Abruzzo & John Tartaglia
- Saturday, July 28 2:30 PM & 8:00 PM - Jennifer Barnhart, Rick Lyon & John Tartaglia
- Sunday, July 29 3:00 PM - John Tartaglia
- Sunday, July 29 7:30 PM - Barrett Foa & Carmen Ruby Floyd
As previously announced, The Avenue Q 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert, a special one-night-only event, will feature the show's creators and cast members from Broadway and beyond performing cut and alternate versions of songs and sharing behind-the-scenes stories from the show's history on and Off-Broadway. The concert will be performed for two performances only at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM on Monday, July 30 at Feinstein's/54 Below. www.54Below.com/Q15
Since it roared into the spotlight - with its singular cast of people and puppets including Princeton, Kate Monster, Rod, Nicky, Trekkie, Christmas Eve, Gary Coleman and Lucy T. Slut - opening on Broadway on July 31, 2003, Avenue Q has given over 6,000 performances, running seven years on Broadway before transferring to New World Stages in 2009, where it continues to play to large and happy houses.
AVENUE Q has music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, book by Jeff Whitty, and is directed by Jason Moore. Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, with puppets conceived and designed by Rick Lyon, Avenue Q has musical supervision by Stephen Oremus, choreography by Ken Roberson, scenic design by Anna Louizos, costume design by Mirena Rada, lighting design by Howell Binkley, and sound design by ACME Sound Partners. Music director is Brian Hertz. Animation design is by Robert Lopez, incidental music is by Gary Adler, and casting is by Cindy Tolan & Adam Caldwell. Christine M. Daly is Production Stage Manager.
Photo by Carol Rosegg