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Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day

Bring a Puppet to AVENUE Q for a Discount in Honor of World Puppetry Day

The Tony Award Winning Avenue Q proudly announces its participation and observation in celebrating WORLD PUPPETRY DAY with special promo ticket offer.

The Off-Broadway musical Avenue Q with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, and direction by Jason Moore will offer patrons a $30.00 ticket option when accompanied to the Box Office by a puppet one hour prior to showtime.

AVENUE Q performs eight times a week at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street in NYC) and presents this special offer to all performances on Monday, March 20th throught Sunday, March 26th 2017. Free lap seating will be offered to all puppets! Tickets are also available in advance for $45.00 all week long using the code: AQWPD17.

Please note: Regular tickets range from $75.50 to $97 with a $2 facility fee included in all ticket prices. This offers is only valid for performances on Monday 3/20/17 through Sunday 3/26/17 only, and service charges apply to all online and phone orders. Avenue Q requires patrons have a puppet to receive $30 offer - valid in-person only, available one hour prior to showtime. Offer subject to availability. Offer may be revoked at any time. All sales are final and no refunds or exchanges are available.

AVENUE Q is the Tony Award winning musical featuring a cast of people and puppets, now in its 14th year on stage in NYC and around the globe. Avenue Q is the hilarious and internationally acclaimed musical about a group of 20-somethings - people and puppets alike - who move to New York with big dreams and tiny bank accounts. Together they live as neighbors on a rundown block in New York City as they try to discover their purpose in life. The musical's characters include Princeton, Kate Monster, Trekkie Monster, Lucy The Slut, Nicky, Rod, Gary Coleman,the Bad Idea Bears, Brian and Christmas Eve.

Prior to its current engagement Off Broadway at New World Stages, Avenue Q played 2534 performances on Broadway at the Golden Theatre.

Over the course of its 14 years the Avenue Q cast and puppets have been featured 3 times on GOOD MORNING AMERICA, LIVE WITH REGIS AND KELLY (including the debut of Regis Philbin, Kelly Ripa and Michael Gelman puppets), LATE SHOW WITH Jimmy Fallon, THE VIEW, JEOPARDY!, HOLLYWOOD SQUARES, $10,000 PYRAMID, ABC 20/20, numerous appearances on the TONY AWARDS telecast as performers and presenters, QUEER EYE FOR THE STRAIGHT GUY, MTV, VHI, in promotional "Get Caught Reading" campaigns, FOX BUSINESS NEWS, on CBS SUNDAY MORNING, NEW YORK 1 NEWS, promotional spots for WCBS-TV 2, as color commentators for CBS-TV's national coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, CNN, etc.

Celebrity visitors to Avenue Q have included President Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson, Judi Dench, Michael Moore, Hilary Swank, Nicole Kidman, Bette Midler, Diana Ross, Billy Crystal, Carol Burnett, Charlton Heston, Kirk Douglas, David Bowie, Ben Folds, Clive Davis, Frank Oz, Joan Rivers, Glenn Close, Gloria Steinem, George Lucas, Hal Prince, Mike Nichols, Diane Sawyer, Barbara Walters, Katie Couric, Howard Stern, Hugh Jackman, Stephen Sondheim, Jessica Alba, Jake Gyllenhaal, Janet Jackson, Jimmy Fallon, Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor, Anne Meara, Jerry Stiller, Macauley Culkin, Lauren Bacall, Matt Stone,Trey Parker, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Robert Zemeckis, Bruce Vilanch, Sean Penn, Elijah Wood,Bobby McFerrin, Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullaly, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, David Hyde Pierce, Nathan Lane, Rosie O'Donnell, David Schwimmer, Angela Bassett, Jeff Daniels, Zac Efron, Christian Slater, Kathleen Turner and Uma Thurman.

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 byMirena Rada, lighting design by Howell Binkley, and sound design by ACME Sound Partners. Musical director is Rick Bertone. Animation design is by Robert Lopez, incidental music is by Gary Adler, casting is by Cindy Tolan. Christine M. Daly is Production Stage Manager.

The current cast of Avenue Q includes Ben Durocher, Elizabeth Ann Berg, GRACE CHOI, Jason Jacoby, Nicholas Kohn, Danielle K. Thomas, Kerri Brackin, Jed Resnick, Katie Boren, Michael Liscio, Jr. and Imari Hardon.

AVENUE Q became an overnight sensation on Broadway in July 2003 following a sold-out engagement -- extended four times -- presented Off-Broadway by Vineyard Theatre and TheNew Group.

AVENUE Q is produced at New World Stages, as it was on Broadway, by Kevin McCollum,Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, The Vineyard Theatre and The New Group.

Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

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