"Avenue Q," winner of 3 Tony Awards including Best Musical, combines people and puppets in a clever musical about real life, finding a job (or losing it), dealing with racism, moving to an apartment and getting kicked out it, being different, falling in love, promiscuity, avoiding commitment, hangovers, Internet porn and discovering the world. Parental discretion is advised due to mature themes.
"Avenue Q" will be directed by Bobby Garcia, who currently has the Broadway Asia production of "The King & I" touring the region, and Chari Arespacochaga, who recently directed "High School Musical" for Ateneo BlueRep. Set and costume design by Mio Infante, lighting design by Jay Aranda, and puppet design and execution by Joji Pamintuan based on the original Broadway designs of Rick Lyons. It opens September 7 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City.
A few select shows are still available for showbuyers and fundraisers. Contact Atlantis Productions at 8927078.
PLUS: Rachel Alejandro's two audition videos for "Avenue Q" sent via YouTube here and here.