AVENUE Q CAST
STACIE BONO (Mrs. T., Bear & others; u/s Kate Monster, Lucy) is thrilled to be making her Off-Broadway debut! New York theatre: Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbitt), Children of Eden (Yonah), Oliver! (Nancy), Going Down Swinging (Lina). London theatre: The Dreamer Examines His Pillow (Donna). US Equity regional theatre: My Fair Lady (Eliza Doolittle); White Christmas (Betty); Les Misérables (Fantine); Sense and Sensibility (Lucy Steele); Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey); The Last Five Years (Cathy); Promises, Promises (Fran); The Sound of Music (Maria); The Apple Tree (Eve, NHTA Awards Best Actress 2008). National tour: Barbie Live! in Fairytopia (Laverna). Film: When a Man Falls (Insight Films). Training: M.A. in Acting (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama), B.F.A. Musical Theater (NYU). Special thanks to Adam Caldwell and Harden-Curtis. For Momma B, who has always inspired me with her impressive arsenal of funny voices and her everlasting ability to play.
GRACE CHOI (Christmas Eve) is ecstatic to be making her Off-Broadway debut! She is a proud graduate of Florida State University. An enormous thanks to Adam Caldwell and Lisa Price of Price Group Talent. Endless gratitude also goes out to Umma, Appa, Jeeae, M&D and friends for their unconditional love and support.
MATT DENGLER (Princeton/Rod). Broadway: A Little Night Music (Henrik u/s) Off-Broadway: The Fantasticks (The Mute/Matt); Harold & Maude (Harold) at York Theatre; The Underclassman (F. Scott Fitzgerald) with Prospect Theater Co. Regional: Next to Normal (Gabe) with Pioneer Theatre; A Little Night Music (Henrik) with Berkshire Theatre Group; The Monster in the Hall (Lawrence) with City Theatre; Little Women (Laurie) with TheatreWorks Palo Alto; Drop Dead Perfect (The Ingenue) with Penguin Rep. Love and thanks to my incredible family and friends! Follow me @mattdengler
JASON JACOBY (Nicky, Trekkie Monster, Bear & others) is beyond thrilled to be back on “the avenue”, having previously starred in regional Q productions directed by Rick Lyon and Donna Drake. Off-Broadway: Rubble (with Bruce Vilanch, FringeNYC), G.B.S. (Clockwork Theatre, US premiere), Rescue Rue (NYMF), Le Hot Blu (New York Theatre Workshop). Regional: Cabaret, The Producers, Beauty and the Beast (Park Playhouse); The Piper (Capital Repertory Theatre); Reckless (Gallery Players). Love to Mom and Dad. www.jason-jacoby.com
LISA HELMI JOHANSON (Ensemble; u/s Mrs. T, Bear; u/s Kate Monster, Lucy; u/s Christmas Eve). Lisa is thrilled to be a part of the Q family here at New World Stages. Favorite credits: Christmas Eve in Avenue Q (national/international tour), Three Sisters (Classical Theatre of Harlem), Women Beware Women (Red Bull Theater), Ghost Girl (Workshop Theater), the workshop of Bruce Lee: Journey to the West (Broadway Asia/Elephant Eye Productions). Recent regional: 4000 Miles (St. Louis Repertory Theatre), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse). Heartfelt thanks go out to Harden-Curtis and her beautiful family, friends, church and J. Micah 6:8. www.LisaHelmiJohanson.com
NICK KOHN (Brian). Avenue Q (Broadway/Las Vegas); The Buddy Holly Story (national tour); The Full Monty (Kevin Kline Award nomination, Stages St. Louis); The Cherry Orchard, A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre); Sleeping Beauty Wakes (NAMT); Titanic, My Fair Lady (Merry-Go-Round Playhouse). TV/film: “Person of Interest,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Bachelor of Music: James Madison University. Thanks family, friends, Leading Artists and my amazing wife Marissa. www.nicholaskohn.com Twitter: @NickKohn23
VERONICA J. KUEHN (Kate Monster, Lucy & others) is so grateful to be employed in this awesome production! Broadway: Xanadu (swing, Kira u/s) and Mamma Mia (Ali, Sophie u/s). National tour: Xanadu (Euterpe, Kira u/s). Other favorites include Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz (Northern Stage), Eponine in Les Misérables (Maine State Music Theatre), and Little Red Riding Hood in Into the Woods (New Repertory Theatre). B.F.A. from the Boston Conservatory. A special THANK YOU to Cindy Tolan & Adam Caldwell, Nicole W. and everybody at DGRW!!! Love and thanks to Gram (for all the prayers and stamps) and to Vaness and Bear for your love, patience and support. Marms, thank you for all the long phone calls. Life is good!
DANIELLE K. THOMAS (Gary Coleman) is happy to be back on the Avenue after closing the show on Broadway and reopening it here! Other credits: NYMF 2011: This One Girl’s Story (Dessa, 2011 NYMF Award for Excellence). Regional: Caroline, or Change; Crowns; Little Shop of Horrors; Seussical; Big River; Burn the Floor. National tours: Avenue Q, Cinderella. Europe/European tours: Hair, Little Shop of Horrors, Jesus Christ Superstar. Film: Crooklyn a Spike Lee Joint, Pop Foul (Bend Film Festival Best Supporting Actress 2008), TV: "Rescue Me," "Smash," "NYC 22." Proud member of Broadway Inspirational Voices. As always dedicated to my Mommy! Daddy: RIP, "I love & miss you." "For the Man in the mirror."
MICHAEL LISCIO, JR. (Swing; u/s Princeton, Rod; u/s Brian; u/s Nicky, Trekkie, Bear; Assistant Stage Manager) is thrilled to be making his Off-Broadway debut here on Avenue Q! A very special thanks to all those this far!
JED RESNICK (Ensemble; u/s Princeton, Rod; u/s Nicky, Trekkie, Bear; u/s Brian). Broadway/national tours: Avenue Q, Rent. Regional: The Last Five Years (Actors Theatre of Louisville), The Seagull (Peterborough Players), Pregnancy Pact (Weston Playhouse), Williamstown Theatre Festival, Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep. NY: NYMF, Ars Nova, Fringe Festival. Proud AEA member and Brown alum. Thanks to the whole Q team. Love to my family.