Purpose: Saluting Avenue Q

PlayBlog   Purpose: Saluting Avenue Q
As the Tony Award-winning Jeff Marx-Robert Lopez-Jeff Whitty musical Avenue Q nears the end of its six-year run at Broadway's Golden Theatre, we thought we'd take a look back at the musical via its Playbill.com coverage.

What follows are links to various Avenue Q-related news articles, special features, photo calls and audio and video offerings that have appeared on Playbill.com since the puppet-friendly musical's Off-Broadway debut at the Vineyard Theatre.

We hope you enjoy traveling down Avenue Q.

Once-TV-Bound Avenue Q Evolves Into New Off-Broadway Musical

Puppets and People Sing in New Musical Avenue Q Off-Broadway, Feb. 20

Brought To You by the Letter Q: Puppet Musical Avenue Q Opens Off-Broadway, March 19

THE LEADING MEN: A ‘Phantom’ phenom—McGillin, Tartaglia & Gurland

Audio: Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez talk about the idea for Avenue Q plus a song from the show's demo recording

Audio: Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez talk about the song, "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist," the plot of Avenue Q and the possible future of the show. Another demo track is played as well.

Avenue Q to Move to Broadway's Golden July 31

Uptown-Bound: Director Moore Preps Avenue Q for a Broadway Upgrade

Puppets Take Manhattan as Musical Avenue Q Opens on Broadway, July 31

DIVA TALK: Ecstasy on Avenue Q Plus Buckley and Carmello on Disc

Toys 'N' the Hood

DIVA TALK: A Chat with Avenue Q's Stephanie D'Abruzzo Plus News of Egan, Holliday and MORE

Fantasies Come True: Broadway's Avenue Q Cast Recording Released Oct. 7

ON THE RECORD: Q, "Boston" and Herman

DIVA TALK: Avenue Q and Fiddler Spread Joy at Easter Bonnet

Give Us Your Money! Musical Avenue Q Recoups Investment on Broadway; Tour Next

Fantasies Come True


Wife, Avenue Q, Assassins, Henry IV Are 2004 Tony Award Winners; Mays, Menzel, Jackman, Rashad Golden

Avenue Q to Play Vegas, Not the Road

PHOTO CALL: Avenue Q Turns a Big One Year Old on Broadway


People, Puppets and Vegas

DIVA TALK: Chatting with Avenue Q's Jennifer Barnhart

Bush and Kerry (Puppets) Battle on Broadway at Times Square Avenue Q Debate

DIVA TALK: Catching Up with Avenue Q's Ann Harada

THE LEADING MEN: Tartaglia Departs

DIVA TALK: Q Gals Reminisce as Tartaglia Departs the Avenue

Tony Winner Avenue Q Is Two Years Old on Broadway July 31

Give Us Your Money! Wynn Las Vegas Bets on New Avenue Q, Run Starts Aug. 27

THE LEADING MEN: Here’s Johnny!

Still, Only For Now: Avenue Q Reaches 1,000 Performances on Broadway, Dec. 22

Kate Monster To Be Flower Girl and Nicky Ring Bearer at Avenue Q Stars’ Vegas Wedding

What You Talking 'Bout, Whitty? Avenue Q Bookwriter Reveals Character Change for London

Puppeteer, "Who Lives in Canada," Wins Avenue Q's "One Night Stand"

Whitty Whittles at Avenue Q

Avenue Q Opens in London June 28

Brought to You by the Number 3: Tony-Winning Musical Avenue Q Reaches End of Third Year on Broadway

THE LEADING MEN: Brian d'Arcy James and Howie Michael Smith

NBC's "Scrubs" to Feature Musical Episode with Songs by Q Composers

Audio: Stephanie D’Abruzzo podcast

A Furry Home Companion: "Avenue Q: The Book" Is Now Available

"Fantasies Come True": Avenue Q Plays 1,500th Broadway Performance March 4

PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: John Tartaglia


Fantasies Come True: Avenue Q Launches National Tour from San Diego June 30

"Only 4 Now": Avenue Q Hits Fourth Anniversary on Broadway

Video: Don't Quit Your Day Job: A Talk with Avenue Q's Mrs. T


PHOTO CALL: Avenue Q Set Gets Frosted on "Ace of Cakes"

Puppet Pleaser- Meet Robert McClure

Avenue Q Celebrates Fifth Birthday July 31; Alumni Invited

Audio: Christy Carlson Romano podcast

DIVA TALK: Chatting with Avenue Q's Christy Carlson Romano

PHOTO CALL: Avenue Q's Rod Urges America to Vote Nov. 4

Avenue Q Launches "Only for Now" Lyric Contest

Avenue Q "Only for Now" Lyric Contest Yields Four Possibilities

Avenue Q Creators Decide to Keep Bush Reference in "For Now" Finale

DIVA TALK: Chatting with Shafrika and Avenue Q's Anika Larsen Plus Next to Normal on CD

Avenue Q to Close in September

London's Avenue Q Extends to January 2010

Tony Winner Avenue Q Turns Six on Broadway


ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Last Stop on the Q



and Matthew Blank

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