Puppets come ‘alive’ in ‘Avenue Q’ production
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Director Rob Crouse has several ways to describe “Avenue Q,” a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical just recently made available for local performances — and the Capital City Players’ next dinner theater production.
“The best way that I can describe it succinctly is that it’s ‘Sesame Street’ for adults,” Crouse said. “Instead of living on ‘Sesame Street,’ these people live in a rundown neighborhood called ‘Avenue Q.’”
It’s a neighborhood where humans and puppets interact with each other just as they do on the popular children’s TV program — as though all are real — but, in this case, they face adult problems and situations.
What: Capital City Players production of “Avenue Q,” Shikles Auditorium, 1200 Linden Drive.
Evening Performances: Aug. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17 and 18 — Doors open at 6 p.m.; dinner served at 6:30 p.m.; performance begins at 7:30 p.m.
Matinees: Aug. 12 and 19 — Doors open at Noon; dinner served at 12:30 p.m.; performance begins at 1:30 p.m.
Cost: All tickets cost $30 each, including dinner and show. For tickets: Call (573) 681-9012.
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