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Thursday, March 8, 2012 06:28 am

Colorful comedy

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This Tony-award winning musical features puppets, with their masters in full view, but don’t let the furry little guys fool you – these fellows are more like the older dudes on Fraggle Rock than the youngin’s on Sesame Street. And their bite of sarcasm and realism makes this an adult-audience-only show. The story follows recent college graduate, Princeton, who moves into a shabby New York apartment on Avenue Q littered with interesting characters who in the end help him find his purpose in life. The local cast trained for weeks to hone their puppetry skills and includes: Nathan Peak as Princeton, Allison Campbell as Kat Monster, Ralph Shank as Trekkie Monster; and Vanessa Ferguson as Lucy the Slut. Mac Warren directs. Sponsored by ADHD Productions, Corporation Service Company, 99.7 KISS FM and 96.7 The BOSS.

Avenue Q
Friday and Saturday, Mar. 9-10, 16-17, 8pm
Sunday, Mar. 11, 18, 2pm
Hoogland Center for the Arts
420 S. Sixth St.
523-2787
$17-$18

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