Avenue Q makes a move . . . into the history books.
The idea of a Broadway show transferring to Off-Broadway has been blogged about, been message boarded about, and now is finally going to happen.
Kevin McCollum announced from the stage at the closing performance of the Broadway production of Avenue Q last night that the show would reopen at New World Stages on October 9th.
And I couldn’t be more thrilled.
It’s unprecedented moves like this
that stretch our industry out of its rigid comfort zone, and open up
a ton of opportunities for a lot of people.
50 jobs were just created. A theater was filled. And a lot more audience members are going to laugh . . . a lot.
You can read more about it here.
And since I’ll be General Managing it, you may also be able to read more about it . . . here!
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