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John Ambrosino, Elise Arsenault Set for Lyric Stage's Avenue Q logo
Roxanna Myhrum and Jonathan Little (from Puppet Showplace Theatre in Brookline) give director Spiro Veloudos puppet lessons
(© Mark S. Howard)
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston will present Avenue Q, May 11-June 9. The show has music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, and a book by Jeff Whitty. Spiro Veloudos will direct.

Part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart, Avenue Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets the girl next door, a Republican, an internet sexpert, and Gary Coleman, along with other colorful types who help Princeton finally discover his purpose in life. Winner of the Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book.

The cast will include John Ambrosino, Elise Arsenault, Harry McEnerny V, Davron S. Monroe, Jenna Lea Scott, Erica Spyres, Phil Tayler.

The production will feature musical direction by Catherine Stornetta, choreography by Ilyse Robbins, scenic design by Katherine Kawecki, costume design by David Cabral, lighting design Frank Meissner, Jr., and sound design by Arshan Gailus. Additional creative team members include puppet coach Roxanna Myhrum and puppetry instructor Jonathan Little.


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