STAGE TUBE: AVENUE Q's Lucy the Slut Poses for a Good Cause in 2017 NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar
New couple alert! Taxi hunk, Joe Kritz of Queens NY, and Lucy, the sexy provocateur puppet from the Tony Award winning musical AVENUE Q, are starring together for the month of June in the 2017 NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar. Scroll down for a photo and click below to watch a teaser video!
The 2017 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar, a comedic take on the traditional pin-up, features 12 of the city's most scintillating and good-humored yellow cab drivers. These drivers put a face to one of the most dedicated workforces, driving day and night to transport New Yorkers and our city's guests.
The 2017 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar is created by Philip and Shannon Kirkman. All photos by Shannon Kirkman. The calendar is available for purchase now at www.nyctaxicalendar.com or at New World Stages the home of Avenue Q on November 12, 2016. Cost: $14.99.
A portion of each calendar sale will go to University Settlement, America's oldest settlement house (1886), based in New York City and serving over 30,000 immigrant and working individuals and families every year with basic services like quality education, housing, recreation and wellness opportunities, and literacy programs. To date, sales of the calendar have resulted in nearly $55,000 in donations to University Settlement.
Avenue Q is the Tony Award winning musical featuring a cast of people and puppets, now in its 13th year on stage in NYC at New World Stages and around the globe.
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.