Matt Dengler, Lacretta, and More to Join Cast of AVENUE Q
AVENUE Q welcomes new cast members, Matt Dengler, Lacretta, Jamie Glickman and Rob Morrison, along with the previously announced addition of Gizel Jimémez as the legendary show continues to perform Off Broadway at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) in NYC. Avenue Q is now in its 16th year on stage in NYC.
The current cast of Avenue Q includes long time company members Nicholas Kohn as Brian, Jason Jacoby as Nicky, Trekkie Monster, Bear & Others, Michael Liscio, Jr. and Imari Hardon as Swings, and Katie Boren in the Ensemble.
Matt Dengler assumes the roles of Princeton and Rod, Lacretta as Gary Coleman, Jamie Glickman as Mrs. T., Bear & Others, Gizel Jiménez as Kate Monster, Lucy & Others, and Rob Morrison in the Ensemble.
At New World Stages, Avenue Q performs Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 pm, Saturdays at 2:30 pm and 8:00 pm, and Sundays at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Tickets can be purchased through Telecharge by calling 212-239-6200 or visiting www.telecharge.com. A limited number of rush tickets are available at the box office for each performance.
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 Credit: Genevieve Rafter-Keddy