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Avenue Q

17th November to 2nd December 2017

Theatre Restaurant

The hilarious Avenue Q tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Set in New York City all the way out on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford anything better), we are introduced to fresh-faced Princeton as he struggles to find his purpose: meeting friends, finding love, losing love, and finding it again, along the way. Inspired by the beloved children’s show Sesame Street, Avenue Q creates a puppet-filled world that is a little more reflective of the difficult, R-rated realities that we face when we learn that real life isn’t as simple as we dreamed it might be – but perhaps, suggests Avenue Q, life is all the more colorful and worthwhile for it.

Note: despite featuring puppets, Avenue Q is rated R16 – Full Puppet Nudity and other adult content may offend.

Creative Team
Director: Pam Logan
Vocal Director: Con O’Brien

Princeton: Liam Watchman
Kate Monster: Rose Platenkamp
Nicky & Newcomer: Chris Valli
Rod: Darryn Bishop
Trekkie Monster & Ricky: Steve Hobson
Brian: Robert McArthur
Christmas Eve: Sara Bishell
Gary Coleman & Box 1: Kate Fillenham
Mrs Thistletwat, Bad Idea Bear 1 & Box 2: Joanne Harper
Lucy & Box 3: Cheryl McNamara
Bad Idea Bear 2 & Box 4: Kim Hollis

Ticket Sales
Tickets for this great dinner theatre show are on sale and selling fast, available from Ticketek 0800 842 538,, or the Ticketek box office at ASB Theatre 2 Hutcheson St, Blenheim.
$70 per person or $65 per person for a Group of Six or more. A $3 handling fee per ticket and credit card fees will also apply.
Any bookings for patrons in a wheelchair, please only book on Table A or D.

Entree – Ricky’s Reuben Sandwich: Grilled Swiss cheese, Pastrami, Sauerkraut and Pickles with out extra delicious but secret Sauce
Main – Princeton’s Munch Box: Chicken with Lemon and Basil, wrapped in Bacon and baked in Tomato, Rosemary and pParmesan polenta “Springfield” and oh so delicious Salad
Dessert – Trekkie Monster’s “Me Like Cookies”: Oreos, Mascarpone Cream, Cherries and the best Ice Cream

Special Dietary Requirements: There are gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian alternatives available. Please note that while these meals are specifically prepared to meet dietary requirements, they are prepared in a kitchen where there is gluten, dairy and meat products.  If any person in your group requires any of these alternatives, please email details of the diet request, the show date and the seat number/s to If notification is not received in advance we can not guarantee this alternative menu.

Licensed exclusively by Music Theatre International (Australasia). All performance material supplied by Hal Leonard Australia.

Avenue Q has not been authorized or approved by the Jim Henson Company or Sesame Workshop, which have no responsibility for its content.

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Blenheim 7240
Premises: 03 578-4110
After Hours: 03 579-4122
Secretary: 021 142-5736

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