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VIDEO: Watch Broadway Unite in Opening Number from BC/EFA's Red Bucket Follies!

This year's opening number was a sparkling celebration of the more than 200 actors making their Broadway debuts this season. The performance featured 60 newcomers, from a bevy of Broadway's brightest children to adults stepping into the spotlight. Featured performers included Jewelle Blackman and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer (Hadestown), Clinton Greenspan (Aladdin), Gizel Jiménez (Wicked), Jeigh Madjus (Moulin Rouge! The Musical), Reneé Rapp (Mean Girls) and Marissa Rosen (Kristin Chenoweth: For The Girls). The full-hearted number, which received a standing ovation, was written by Michael Liscio Jr. and Jed Resnick, and directed and choreographed by Richard J. Hinds. Check out the full performance below!

RED BUCKET FOLLIES Raises $5,631,888 For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Six weeks of enthusiastic fundraising erupted into two extraordinary performances of lighthearted parodies, inspiring calls-to-action and exceptional dance at this year's Red Bucket Follies. The show, which was performed December 9 and 10, 2019, celebrated the 58 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies that participated in fall fundraising for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Jonathan Groff, André De Shields and More to Appear as Special Guests at RED BUCKET FOLLIES

Broadway's onstage best, most impressive ensembles and behind-the-scenes superstars will celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising at Red Bucket Follies at 4:30 pm on Monday, December 9, and at 2 pm Tuesday, December 10. The show is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

AVENUE Q Ends Its 15+ Year Run Tonight; Watch a Tribute Video!

Avenue Q officially ends its 15+ year run tonight, May 26.

AVENUE Q Enters Final Weeks of Performances

AVENUE Q - winner of three 2004 Tony Awards including Best Musical - will close May 26 Off-Broadway at New World Stages (340 W. 50 Street). The musical which has been a part of the New York theatrical landscape for 15+ years, both on Broadway and Off Broadway is produced by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre and The New Group, will have played a total of 6569 performances upon closing: from its first Broadway preview on July 14, 2003 to its final performance May 26, 2019.

AVENUE Q Broadway Set Pieces To Be Auctioned On eBay By Broadway Design Exchange

Theater fans and collectors can have their very own bit of Broadway when set pieces and props from the Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q will be made available for an online auction on the Broadway Design Exchange website from May 6 to 16. The auction coincides with the May 26 closing of AVENUE Q, which has played 16 years on Broadway and Off-Broadway, as well as in theaters around the world. 

Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q Celebrates World Puppetry Day

Avenue Q recently held some special events in honor of World Puppetry Day on March 21.

AVENUE Q Will Host Special Events in Honor of World Puppetry Day

Avenue Q - the Tony Award winning Best Musical set to end its 15+ year run in NYC this spring - will celebrate WORLD PUPPETRY DAY on Thursday, March 21, 2019 with a one-night-only roster of special events, including a special ticket price for any patron who brings a puppet to the show AND a Puppet Dance Party after the 8 p.m. performance at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), it has been announced by AVENUE Q producers Kevin McCollum and Robyn Goodman.

AVENUE Q Extends An Additional Four Weeks

Avenue Q is extending its previously announced closing date 4 weeks, due to popular demand, with a new end date set for May 26 at New World Stages! In December it was revealed that the 15+ year run of the musical would end on April 28.

Veronica J. Kuehn Returns to the Cast of AVENUE Q

AVENUE Q will welcome the return of Veronica J. Kuehn beginning February 18, as Kate Monster/Lucy. Ms. Kuehn resumes the role having last performed in the production from July 20, 2011 through February 9, 2015. Shereplaces current cast member Gizel Jimenez, who will play her final performance on February 17, 2019.

Photo Coverage: The Backstreet Boys Visit AVENUE Q

Avenue Q got a surprise visit from boyband superstars The Backstreet Boys at yesterday's performance. BroadwayWorld was there as the band hung out backstage with the cast. Check out the photos below!

AVENUE Q Original Broadway Cast And Creative Team To Celebrate 15 Years Of Avenue Q At BroadwayCon

AVENUE Q - winner of three 2004 Tony Awards including Best Musical - will celebrate its 15+ year run on the BroadwayCon MainStage this weekend, Saturday, January 12, when Original Broadway Cast and Creative Team members will reunite for a special Q&A Panel. Robert Lopez, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Howie Michael Smith, Erin Quill, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, and Ann Harada are confirmed to attend. BroadwayCon moderators, Ben Cameron and Danny Jordan will host the event scheduled to take place from 4:40-5:30pm at the Ziegfeld Ballroom, (141 West 54 St.) in Manhattan.

AVENUE Q Will Close After 15 Years in NYC This Spring

AVENUE Q – winner of three 2004 Tony Awards including Best Musical – will conclude its celebrated 15+ year run in New York on April 28, 2019, it has been announced by the show's producers. Produced by Kevin McCollum, Robyn Goodman, Jeffrey Seller, Vineyard Theatre and The New Group, AVENUE Q will have played a total of 6537 performances upon closing: from its first Broadway preview on July 14, 2003 to its final performance at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.) on April 28 next year.

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 Jimemez 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.

AVENUE Q Reunion, Michael Feinstein, Christine Ebersole and More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

Social: Go Behind The Scenes of AVENUE Q on BWW's Instagram For Wold Puppetry Day!

BroadwayWorld is taking you behind the scenes of AVENUE Q off-Broadway today on our Instagram for World Puppetry Day!

AVENUE Q Announces Spring Fling In Observation Of WORLD PUPPETRY DAY

AVENUE Q - the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that features a cast comprised of people and puppets - will celebrate WORLD PUPPETRY DAY on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 with what is to be an unprecedented large gathering of professional and amateur puppeteers and their puppets for a special performance and post-show soiree at New World Stages (Off-Broadway, 340 West 50th Street), starting at 8:00PM.

AVENUE Q Celebrates The Holidays! Revised Holiday Schedule Announced

AVENUE Q, the Tony Award winning musical comedy, now in its 14th year on stage in NYC and around the globe announces its revised holiday performance schedule for Christmas week Off-Broadway.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q Counts Down the 12 Days of Christmas on Carols For A Cure!

Below, check out exclusive photos of the cast of AVENUE Q as they record their track, 'The 12 Days of Christmas.'

AVENUE Q to Mark 14th Anniversary with National Anthem Appearances, New Website

AVENUE Q, winner of the 2004 Tony Award 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, is the coming of age musical comedy which has announced a series of public appearances and the launch of its new website.

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