11 Facts About Avenue Q


Avenue Q is a musical comedy featuring puppets and human actors with music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx and book by Jeff Whitty.

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Avenue Q decides that her lesson will be about the Internet and all its educational attributes, but Trekkie Monster and the neighbors explain another reality of adulthood: many adults, even "normal people", use it to find pornography.

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Avenue Q solicits everyone, even breaking the fourth wall to shake down the audience, but results are disappointing.

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Nine additional songs were written for Avenue Q or associated promotions, but are not part of the original Broadway production itself.

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Avenue Q performed a Kermit replica puppet while sitting on a stool in full view of the audience.

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Avenue Q ran Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre for 72 performances from March 19 through May 4,2003.

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In September 2005, Avenue Q opened at the Wynn Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas under a production contract that precluded Avenue Q tours in North America during the Las Vegas run.

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Cameron Mackintosh-produced version of Avenue Q opened in 2006 in the West End at the Noel Coward Theatre.

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Avenue Q has had additional international productions in Australia, France, Portugal, Germany, Hong Kong, Brazil, South Africa and Mexico, among others.

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In November 2005, the Avenue Q website held a "One Night Stand" contest for amateur puppeteers and their puppets.

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Avenue Q received nearly unanimous favorable reviews, both nationally and internationally.

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