Avenue Q Spring Musical at CSU, Chico Next Week

Tony Award winning laugh-out-loud show described as Sesame Street format ... with funny, adult situations. Not recommended for audiences under 16.

Posted: Apr 26, 2018 2:32 PM
Updated: Apr 27, 2018 1:17 PM

Chico, Calif. - CSU, Chico’s School of the Arts presents the Tony Award-winning  “Avenue Q” as this year’s spring musical.

Performances are Wednesday–Saturday, May 2–5 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 6 at 2 p.m. in Laxson Auditorium. 

“’Avenue Q’ is ‘Sesame Street’ for adults,” said William Johnson, director and Department of Music and Theatre faculty member.

It features a  puppet and human cast ... and tackles subjects such as racism, homosexuality, modern relationships and finding your purpose in life.

Student actors had to learn how to be puppeteers and took part in a workshop with someone who worked with Jim Henson, creator of “The Muppets”.

Cast members include Brandon Burchard, Kathryn Aarons, Anh Tai Bercher, Z Hansen, Meena Shayesteh, Juan Bolanos, Olivia Loupe, Lindy Forman, Eliza Odegard, Dominic La Frantz, Ciara Carvajal, Patrice Berry, Oliver Loll, and Libby Quibell.

A small pop’s orchestra conducted by Department of Music and Theatre faculty member Dara Scholz accompanies the actors.

Tickets are $20 premium, $16 adults, $14 seniors, and $10 students and youth, are available to purchase at CSU, Chico’s University Box Office at the link provided here, at (530) 898-6333 or at the door.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3559311

Reported Deaths: 51794
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles118923221241
Riverside2894503767
San Bernardino2860772783
Orange2607213982
San Diego2589823260
Santa Clara1102371777
Kern102627811
Fresno950151422
Sacramento929611464
Alameda802791241
Ventura77395834
San Joaquin665691082
Contra Costa62164674
Stanislaus55887946
Tulare47784746
Monterey42138327
San Mateo38872515
San Francisco34138398
Santa Barbara31763407
Solano30024164
Merced28915395
Sonoma28004298
Imperial26855589
Kings21951218
Placer19763232
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15414209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12787185
Shasta10969174
Butte10922160
El Dorado9095100
Napa899869
Sutter884597
San Benito575259
Yuba573336
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Tuolumne394659
Nevada394074
Mendocino379643
Amador344841
Humboldt318033
Lake314140
Glenn221923
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128736
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3957
Trinity3675
Sierra990
Alpine810
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 30°
Oroville
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 39°
Chico
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 40°
Feels Like: 30°
Red Bluff
Partly Cloudy
45° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 15°
Feels Like: 41°
Red Bluff
Clear
45° wxIcon
Hi: 63° Lo: 41°
Feels Like: 41°
Chico
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 30°
It was a bright and breezy Friday for northern California, however the wind has been much stronger over Modoc County where a High Wind Warning is in effect through this evening. Stronger wind and cooler air will define our weather Saturday.
KHSL Severe
KHSL Radar
KHSL Temperatures

Community Events