AVENUE Q: puppetry with a twist

photos: John Daughtry 2009

AVENUE Q is the smash-hit Broadway musical about real life in New York City, as told by a cast of people and puppets through a hilariously irreverent, Tony-winning book and score.”

The three-time Tony Award winning musical will make its debut at The Centre for the Performing Arts in Vancouver B.C. and will run February 1 through 5, 2011.

“AVENUE Q tells the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who moves to NYC with big dreams and a tiny bank account. The only apartment he can afford is way out in Avenue Q, where everyone's looking for the same things he is: a decent job, a stable relationship, and a ‘purpose.’

Eventually, Princeton learns to embrace the ups and downs of city life and realizes that ‘the real world’ isn't so bad, after all!”

The New York Times hailed AVENUE Q as "a breakthrough musical of a very different stripe. Savvy, sassy and delicious!" and Entertainment Weekly claimed it was "one of the funniest shows you're ever likely to see!"

AVENUE Q features music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, book by Jeff Whitty, based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; and is directed by Jason Moore; puppet design by Rick Lyon, orchestrations 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 Jon Weston; associate director is Evan Ensign and music supervisor is Andrew Graham. 

Avenue Q is produced by Work Light Productions.

THIS IS AN ADULT SHOW AND IS FOR MATURE AUDIENCES 

-  ADULT HUMOR, COMIC VULGARITIES

-  LIFE LESSONS FOR ADULTS

-  PUPPET NUDITY AND COARSE LANGUAGE!

-  PARENTAL DISCRESTION ADVISED. Not suitable for children under 16.  

Performances run February 1 through 5, 2011.

For tickets and times contact Ticketmaster.

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