The award-winning duo will offer tunes from their Tony-winning musical as well as several trunk songs during the 7 PM performance. The concert, part of "The Winter Season" series, will also feature some "Extremely Special Guests."
Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx met at the BMI Workshop in 1998. Prior to Avenue Q, they collaborated on Kermit, Prince of Denmark and Theatreworks/USA's Reading Rainbow and Ferdinand the Bull. The young composers/lyricists are currently at work on a musical comedy film for Universal Pictures as well as a stage musical with "South Park" creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker. Avenue Q, which continues to play to sold-out audiences at the Golden Theatre, is expected to open at Wynn Las Vegas in September 2005.
Birdland is located in Manhattan at 315 West 44th Street. There is a $10 cover and a $10 food/drink minimum; call (212) 581-3080 for reservations.