Saturday, March 18, 2006

Avenue Q - Contest Winner & Pictures

Avenue Q ran a contest in November 2005, looking for a puppet that best fit in with Cast, for a one night performance. And the lucky winner (and some wonderful photos) can be found here.

Maurice Tipo -- a blue puppet with button eyes and a green clown nose -- lived
the dream of puppets everywhere on March 10th by making his Broadway debut in
the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q at the John Golden Theatre (252 West
45th Street).Maurice Tipo, and his creator Andrew MacDonald Smith, 22 years old
of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, were chosen as the top vote-getters in Avenue Q's
nationwide puppet contest, "One Night Stand," which gave one worthy puppet the
chance to make his or her Broadway debut in Avenue Q. "One Night Stand" began in
November, 2005; the contest invited participants to enter a puppet they thought
would best fit into the Avenue Q community for one night only. Hundreds of
entries were received, and the field was eventually narrowed to 3 top winners.

2 comments: said...

Woo, a Canadian won! How very cool.

DREW said...

Thanks so much for your support! It was such an amazing time!

Thanks again!!

Maurice & Drew

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