Saturday, May 29, 2010
Avenue Q to Honor Gary Coleman
Following the death yesterday of Gary Coleman, the off-Broadway transfer of Avenue Q, which features Coleman as a character, honored the former child actor at the end of their Friday night performance yesterday. The actress portraying Gary, Danielle K. Thomas, gave a speech at the curtain call honoring Coleman, in addition to a statement from the show's producers saying that, "the creators, producers, and company of Avenue Q are terribly saddened to hear of the death of Gary Coleman, whose tremendous gifts brought delight and inspiration to audiences around the world." So far, no creative changes have been announced to the content of the show.