AVENUE Q CAST
ELIZABETH ANN BERG (Kate Monster, Lucy & others) is thrilled to be making her Off-Broadway debut! National tours: Mary Poppins; Regional credits include: The Most Happy Fella (Rosabella u/s), Show Boat, Hello! My Baby (Goodspeed Opera House); Hello, Dolly!(MUNY); Into The Woods; Suessical. NYC credits include: The Act (54 Below), Mother Jones (Pre-NYMF). Finalist National Classical Singer Competition and Carnegie Hall Soloist. BFA Boston Conservatory. Thank you to Adam Caldwell and Cindy Tolan Casting, John Tartaglia, Abrams, and my loving family. For William, who will appreciate Auntie Libby’s new found love of puppetry the most!
KERRI BRACKIN (Mrs T., Bear & others; u/s Kate, Lucy) could not be more excited to join the New World Q family. Nat'l tours: Avenue Q, Hairspray. Regional: Hula Hoop (FST), Annie (Lyric OKC). University of Oklahoma (Phi Beta Kappa), OU Law School, M.S. Psychology (PACE). All my thanks to Adam Caldwell and Lisa Price (TPG). For my mom and dad and twin cousin, Allison.
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.
BEN DUROCHER (Princeton/Rod) Off-Broadway Debut! A lifelong student of puppetry, Ben has worked with The Puppet Kitchen, The Jim Henson Company and the National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Credits include: John Tartaglia’s ImaginOcean (Nat’l Tour), Woody in Toy Story: The Musical (Disney Cruise Line.) Regional: Mary Poppins (Arkansas Rep), Avenue Q (Skylight Music Theater.) BFA: CCM. Proud Canadian! Huge thanks and gratitude to Mom & Dad, 9Muse and John Tartaglia. @bendurocher
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
NICK KOHN (Brian). THEATRE: Avenue Q (Broadway/Las Vegas); The Buddy Holly Story (National Tour); Chicago (North Shore Music Theatre); The Full Monty - Kevin Kline Award Nomination (Stages, St. Louis); The Cherry Orchard, A Christmas Carol (McCarter Theatre) TV/FILM: “Elementary,” “Jessica Jones,” “Person of Interest,” “Nurse Jackie,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” Graduate of James Madison University. Thanks Mom & Dad, family, friends, Leading Artists and most of all, Marissa and August. @NickKohn23 nickkohn.com
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."
KATIE BOREN (Ensemble; u/s Mrs. T, Bear; u/s Kate Monster, Lucy; u/s Christmas Eve) is thrilled to return to Avenue Q! Credits include Lysistrata Jones (OBC), ...Spelling Bee (Broadway/1st national), Miss Saigon (national), A Chorus Line, The King and I and Allegiance. Unending love and gratitude to Mom, Dad and Min. Katie is a member of AEA and a proud graduate of Ithaca College.
IMARI HARDON (Swing) is beyond excited to be making her Off-Broadway debut with Avenue Q!!! Regional: Amanda in Because of Winn-Dixie, Dionne in Hair, Angel in Angels in America, Crystal in Little Shop. Carnegie Mellon grad. Special shout out to the family at Clear Talent & Adam Caldwell. Unending love and gratitude for my supportive family, friends, pets and teachers. www.ImariHardon.com
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.