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Lone Star College-North Harris presents “Avenue Q: The Musical” Feb. 22-26

Why travel to New York City to see a Broadway show when you can travel right down the street? Book your tickets now and head down to Lone Star College-North Harris to see “Avenue Q: The Musical.” Daily performances are scheduled Feb. 22 through Feb. 26, with a unique backstage access opportunity to see how the world of puppetry works on stage in “Avenue Q!”

This clever, puppet-filled musical will keep audiences laughing until it hurts. “Avenue Q” tells a story about Princeton, a poor, recent college graduate who moved into a run-down apartment on Avenue Q in New York City. After meeting his new neighbors, he soon realizes that they are anything but normal. Together, Princeton and his new friends encounter challenges together to find jobs, love and purpose in life.

“Avenue Q” may resemble the looks of a well-known children’s television show with felt puppets, however, due to the adult context and themes, this production is intended for mature audiences only.

Performances will run Wednesday, Feb. 22 through Saturday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., with an additional matinee performance on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students, faculty, staff and seniors. Group discounts are available. Reservations are recommended. The performances will take place in the LSC-North Harris Performing Arts Theatre located in the Fine Arts Building at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, Texas.

Theatre patrons can also get a special sneak peek backstage into the world of puppetry of Avenue Q. Each tour will be approximately 30 minutes long directly following each performance.

Tickets are $15 each and will require a separate ticket. A limited number will be sold per show, so be sure to make your reservations today!

Backstage Tour Hosts:

Feb. 22: Bad Idea Bears
Feb. 23: Nicky and Rod
Feb. 24: Princeton and Kate Monster
Feb. 25: Trekkie Monster and Lucy

To purchase tickets, please call 281.765.7963 or visit LoneStar.edu/drama-dept-nharris.

Visit LoneStar.edu/arts-nharris for more information and a complete listing of the college’s upcoming fine arts events. The LSC-North Harris Division of Fine Arts offers a variety of concerts, theatrical productions, art exhibitions and lectures, workshops and more throughout the year.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College offers high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education to 98,000 students each semester. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., serves as chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area with an annual economic impact of $3.1 billion. LSC consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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