The Show: Avenue Q – Book by Jeff Whitty, Music/Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx The Time: Summer of 2005 Me: A Broadway Young’un, Just Cutting My Teeth on New York Theatre
It’s time to play the music, it’s time to light the lights – but wait! Where is the Muppet’s favorite leading lady? Miss Piggy has abandoned ship to make her own Broadway debut, but which show will be putting her name up in lights? Read on to find out.
With a director, composers, and story in place, the Muppet stage musical is coming together, but no Muppet project would be complete without a line-up of guest stars. Who will show up to usher in the first Muppet Broadway musical? Read on to find out.
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Now that the director and composers are in place, there is the question of the script. What is the perfect story for a Muppet stage musical? Read on to find out.
Last time, I picked Alex Timbers as my dream director for a Muppet stage show, but a director can only do so much if their musical has a mediocre score. Which composer will have the honor of writing for the Muppets in my dream stage show? Read on to find out.
Last year, Alex Timbers staged a concept presentation for a Muppet stage show at the New Amsterdam Theatre, causing Muppet fans everywhere to give an ecstatic Kermit arm-flail. With Muppets Most Wanted opening on Friday, March 21, I thought it would be fun to speculate about a Muppet stage musical. Who would direct it? Who…
Gender-bending and cross-gender acting in theater is a tradition that goes back to its very beginning. For hundreds of years, the stage was not considered the proper place for a woman, so male actors would play both male and female characters. Today, society has clearly moved past its disapproval of women on stage, but male…