MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Jul 31, 2003
Closing Date
Sep 13, 2009
1st Preview
Jul 10, 2003
1st Preview
Jul 10, 2003
Previews
22
Performances
2,534
MusicalComedy PuppetsOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
John Golden Theatre
(Jul 31, 2003 - Sep 13, 2009)

Setting
An outerborough of New York. The present.

Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Book by Jeff Whitty; Based on an original concept by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx; Musical Director: Gary Adler; Incidental music by Gary Adler; Music arranged by Stephen Oremus; Music orchestrated by Stephen Oremus
Directed by Jason Moore; Choreographed by Ken Roberson; Assistant Director: Jen Bender
Puppets conceived and designed by Rick Lyon; Scenic Design by Anna Louizos; Costume Design by Mirena Rada; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Acme Sound Partners and Nevin Steinberg; Associate Scenic Design: Todd Potter; Assistant Costume Design: Elizabeth Bourgeois; Assistant Lighting Design: Douglas Cox and Charles Foster
General Manager: John S. Corker; Company Manager: Mary K. Witte; Assistant Co. Mgr: Nick Lugo
Production Stage Manager: Evan Ensign; Technical Supervisor: Brian Lynch; Stage Manager: Christine M. Daly; Assistant Stage Mgr: Aymee Garcia
Conducted by Gary Adler; Musical Supervisor: Stephen Oremus; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Associate Conductor: Mark Hartman; Music Copying: Emily Grishman and Alex Lacamoire; Synthesizer Program Consultant: Andrew Barrett; Keyboard: Gary Adler; Keyboard/Synthesizer: Mark Hartman; Tenor saxophone/Flute/Clarinet: Patience Higgins; Drums (traps)/Bongos: Michael Croiter; Acoustic & electric bass: Maryann McSweeney ; Acoustic & electric guitar/Banjo: Brian Koonin
Animation design by Robert Lopez
Casting: Cindy Tolan; Press Representative: Sam Rudy Media Relations; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Nicholas Reuchel and Carol Rosegg; Web Design: Situation Marketing and Damian Bazadona
Supported by a residency and staged reading at the 2002 O'Neill Music Theatre Conference of The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center
 
Bear
 
Other Characters
Gary Coleman
Kate Monster
Jul 10, 2003 - Dec 24, 2005
 
Lucy the Slut
Jul 10, 2003 - Dec 24, 2005
 
Other Characters
Jul 10, 2003 - Dec 24, 2005
Christmas Eve
Jul 10, 2003 - ?
Ensemble
Nicky
Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006
 
Trekkie Monster
Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006
 
Bear
Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006
 
Other Characters
Jul 10, 2003 - Oct 29, 2006
Princeton
Jul 10, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005
 
Rod
Jul 10, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005
Understudies: Jennifer Barnhart (Kate Monster), Jodi Eichelberger (Princeton, Nicky, Trekkie Monster, Bear, Rod), Carmen Ruby Floyd (Gary Coleman), Aymee Garcia (Kate Monster, Mrs. T, Bear, Lucy the Slut), Peter Linz (Princeton, Brian, Nicky, Rod, Trekkie Monster, Bear), Erin Quill (Christmas Eve) and Matt Schreiber (Princeton, Brian, Rod, Trekkie Monster, Bear, Nicky)

John Golden Theatre (Jul 31, 2003 - Sep 13, 2009)

Lighting Design by Frances Aronson; Associate Lighting Designer/Programmer: Timothy F. Rogers; Assistant Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara
Assistant Co. Mgr: Andrew Jones; Company Manager: Nick Lugo (Jul 2006 - ?)
Production Stage Manager: Robert Witherow and Beverly Jenkins (Oct 15, 2007 - ?); Assistant Stage Mgr: Sharon Wheatley (Jul 23, 2007 - ?) and Matt Schreiber; Stage Manager: Alex Lyu Volckhausen
Reeds: Patience Higgins; Drums: Michael Croiter; Guitars: Brian Koonin; Bass: Maryann McSweeney ; Conducted by Michael Patrick Walker; Keyboard: Michael Patrick Walker and Paul Masse; Associate Conductor: Randy Cohen, Dorothy Martin and Paul Masse; Keyboard/Synthesizer: Randy Cohen and Dorothy Martin; Tenor saxophone/Flute/Clarinet: Jimmy Cozier; Acoustic & electric guitar/Banjo: Brien Brannigan
Dance Captain: Aymee Garcia and Sharon Wheatley

Cast

Kate Monster
Jul 08, 2008 - Sep 27, 2008
 
Lucy the Slut
Jul 08, 2008 - Sep 27, 2008
 
Kate Monster
Nov 26, 2008 - Jul 05, 2009
 
Lucy the Slut
Nov 26, 2008 - Jul 05, 2009
Nicky
Jul 05, 2005 - ?
 
Trekkie Monster
Jul 05, 2005 - ?
 
Bear
Jul 05, 2005 - ?
 
Other Characters
Jul 05, 2005 - ?
Gary Coleman
Dec 24, 2005 - ?
 
Nicky
 
Trekkie Monster
Ensemble
Lucy the Slut
Dec 26, 2005 - Oct 28, 2006
 
Kate Monster
Dec 26, 2005 - Oct 28, 2006
 
Other Characters
Dec 26, 2005 - Oct 28, 2006
Ensemble
Dec 26, 2003 - Jan 30, 2005
 
Rod
Feb 01, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006
 
Princeton
Feb 01, 2005 - Jul 02, 2006
Christmas Eve
circa. 2005 - Nov 29, 2005
 
Christmas Eve
circa. Dec 24, 2005 - Feb 26, 2006
 
Christmas Eve
Jul 06, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
Brian
Jan 24, 2006 - ?
Mrs. T
May 18, 2008 - Jun 01, 2008
 
Bear
May 18, 2008 - Jun 01, 2008
 
Other Characters
May 18, 2008 - Jun 01, 2008
Christmas Eve
circa. Nov 30, 2005 - Dec 23, 2005
Kate Monster
Jul 06, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
 
Lucy the Slut
Jul 06, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
Princeton
Jul 06, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
 
Rod
Jul 06, 2009 - Sep 13, 2009
 
Trekkie Monster
Oct 30, 2006 - ?
 
Nicky
Oct 30, 2006 - ?
 
Bear
Oct 30, 2006 - ?
 
Other Characters
Oct 30, 2006 - ?
Gary Coleman
Kate Monster
Sep 29, 2008 - Nov 23, 2008
 
Lucy the Slut
Sep 29, 2008 - Nov 23, 2008
Ensemble
Jul 03, 2006 - ?
Christmas Eve
Feb 27, 2006 - ?
Lucy the Slut
Oct 30, 2006 - ?
 
Kate Monster
Oct 30, 2006 - ?
Ensemble
 
Nicky
 
Trekkie Monster
 
Bear
 
Other Characters
Gary Coleman
Dec 17, 2007 - ?
Ensemble
? - Jul 02, 2006
 
Princeton
Jul 03, 2006 - ?
 
Rod
Jul 03, 2006 - ?
Kate Monster
Nov 29, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008
 
Lucy the Slut
Nov 29, 2007 - Jul 06, 2008
Gary Coleman
Jul 06, 2009 - ?
Gary Coleman
circa. Nov 30, 2005 - Dec 23, 2005
 
Gary Coleman
Understudies: Angela Ai (Christmas Eve), Becca Ayers (Kate Monster, Lucy the Slut, Mrs. T, Bear), Jennifer Barnhart (Lucy the Slut), Minglie Chen (Christmas Eve, Mrs. T, Bear), Leo Daignault (Nicky, Brian, Trekkie Monster, Bear), Carmen Ruby Floyd (Mrs. T, Bear), Barrett Foa (Nicky, Princeton, Rod, Trekkie Monster, Bear), Aymee Garcia (Christmas Eve), Sala Iwamatsu (Christmas Eve, Mrs. T, Bear), Hazel Anne Raymundo (Christmas Eve), Jonathan Root (Princeton, Rod, Brian, Nicky, Bear, Trekkie Monster), Ann Sanders (Christmas Eve), Benjamin Schrader (Princeton, Rod, Trekkie Monster, Bear, Nicky), Howie Michael Smith (Princeton, Rod, Nicky, Trekkie Monster, Bear), Jasmin Walker (Gary Coleman), Sharon Wheatley (Mrs. T, Bear, Kate Monster, Lucy the Slut), Chandra Wilson (Gary Coleman) and Darryl D. Winslow (Brian)
music by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez; lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez
Act 1
Sung By
The Avenue Q Theme
Company
What Do You Do with a B.A. in English?
Princeton
It Sucks To Be Me
Brian, Kate Monster, Rod, Nicky, Christmas Eve, Gary Coleman and Princeton
If You Were Gay
Nicky and Rod
Purpose
Princeton and Company
Everyone's a Little Bit Racist
Princeton, Kate Monster, Gary Coleman, Brian and Christmas Eve
The Internet Is For Porn
Kate Monster, Trekkie Monster and The Guys
Mix Tape
Kate Monster and Princeton
I'm Not Wearing Underwear Today
Brian
Special
Lucy the Slut
You Can Be as Loud as the Hell You Want (When You're Makin' Love)
Gary Coleman and Company
Fantasies Come True
Rod, Kate Monster, Nicky and Princeton
My Girlfriend, Who Lives in Canada
Rod
There's a Fine, Fine Line
Kate Monster
Act 2
Sung By
There is Life Outside Your Apartment
Brian and Company
The More You Ruv Someone
Christmas Eve and Kate Monster
Schadenfreude
Gary Coleman and Nicky
I Wish I Could Go Back To College
Kate Monster, Nicky and Princeton
The Money Song
Nicky, Princeton, Gary Coleman and Company
School for Monsters
Trekkie Monster and Company
The Money Song (Reprise)
Trekkie Monster and Company
There's a Fine, Fine Line (Reprise)
Princeton and Kate Monster
What Do You Do with a B.A. in English? (Reprise)
The Newcomer
For Now
Kate Monster, Brian, Gary Coleman, Nicky, Rod, Christmas Eve, Trekkie Monster, Lucy the Slut, The Bad Idea Bears, Princeton and Company

Tony Award®

Best Book of a Musical

2004 Winner
Book by Jeff Whitty

Best Original Score

2004 Winner
Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
 

Best Actor in a Musical

2004 Nominee
John Tartaglia
 

Best Actress in a Musical

2004 Nominee
Stephanie D'Abruzzo
 

Best Direction of a Musical

2004 Nominee
Directed by Jason Moore

Drama Desk Award

 
 

Outstanding Book of a Musical

2003 Nominee
Book by Jeff Whitty
 

Outstanding Actress in a Musical

2003 Nominee
Stephanie D'Abruzzo
 

Outstanding Lyrics

2003 Nominee
Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx
 

Outstanding Music

2003 Nominee
Music by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx

Theatre World

Award

2004 Recipient
John Tartaglia and Stephanie D'Abruzzo
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