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Avenue Q Cast

Avenue Q is a musical conceived by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, who wrote the music and lyrics, and directed by Jason Moore. The book is by Jeff Whitty and is largely inspired by (and is in the style of) Sesame Street; most of the characters in the show are puppets (operated by actors onstage), the set depicts several tenements on a rundown street in an Outer Borough of New York City, both the live characters and puppet characters sing, and short animated video clips are played as part of the story.

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Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige née Bickerstaff OBE (born on 5 March 1948 in Barnet, Hertfordshire) is a well-known English singer and actress, primarily in musicals. Paige's first professional appearance was in the UK tour of the Anthony Newley/Leslie Bricusse musical The Roar of the Greasepaint—the Smell of the Crowd. She made her West End debut in Hair, and went on to featured roles in Jesus Christ Superstar, Nuts, Grease, and Billy (a musical adaptation of the film Billy Liar.)

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Bambi

Bambi’, the ‘first lady’ of Spragga Benz’s Red Square team. Stage Name: Bambi Real Name: Novrica Mercedes Powell Home-base / Community: Brookyln, New York (USA) / Willodene, Spanish Town (Jamaica) Crew Affiliation: Red Square (Spragga Benz) Musical Influences: Many! Lady Saw, Patra, Janet Jackson, Erykah Badu, Shelly Thunder, Sister Nancy, Sister Charmaine, Spice, Macka Diamond, Tanya Stephens, Queen Penn, Eve, Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, Avril Lavigne, Gwen Stefani, Bob Marley, Shabba Ranks, Super Cat...

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Jeff Wayne

Jeff Wayne is a composer known mostly for his musical version of H.G. Wells' The War Of The Worlds. In the production of The War Of The Worlds he put together all of the music himself and contributed some vocals to the final track of the original 1978 release. He also wrote several advertising jingles in the 1970s which appeared on television in the United Kingdom, notably the Gordon's Gin commercial, which was systematically covered and re-covered by the Human League. Other well-known themes he wrote include Good Morning Britain (TV-am) and LBC radio.

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FootLoose

Footloose is a 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer. It centers on a rebellious, music-loving teenager who moves to a town where dancing is banned. The soundtrack, which sold over 8 million copies, features songs such as Deniece Williams' "Let's Hear It For The Boy", "Holding Out For A Hero" by Bonnie Tyler and the title track from Kenny Loggins. It is also a hit West End musical, currently showing at the Novello Theatre.

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Kristin Chenoweth

Kristin Chenoweth (born July 24, 1968) is an American soprano and actress. She released her fourth album and debut country album Some Lessons Learned on September 13, 2011. Chenoweth was born in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. She graduated from Oklahoma City University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in musical theater and a master's degree in opera performance. She is a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority.

Read more about Kristin Chenoweth on Last.fm.

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Les Mis

This is horribly labeled at the moment, and should be fixed. Les Miserables is a broadway musical based on the book of the same title. Original recordings feature Colm Wilkinson as Valjean, with other great voices as well.

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