Photo by Trisha Walker
The characters of Avenue Q.
Avenue Q, a coming of age musical suitable for adults 18 and over, opens next weekend at the Columbia Center for the Arts for a four-week run. Show dates are July 8-9, 14-16, 21-23 and 29-30, beginning at 7:30 p.m. The show combines human and puppet characters and centers on the theme of the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood.
The cast includes Kate Monster (April Sampson), Christmas Eve (Emily Vawter), Princeton (Reuben Betts), Brian (William Thayer-Dougherty), Gary Coleman (Sheila Dale), Nicky (Jimmy Oates) and Rod (Justin Danner), among a cast of both human characters and puppets alike.