40 people and puppets from the Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q have reunited for a special music video of the hit finale, “Only For Now,” as a benefit for The Actors Fund.
The “Only For Now” video was directed by the musical’s director Jason Moore. The video features members of the original Broadway cast, cast members from the various companies that performed the musical during its triumphant 16 years on Broadway, at New World Stages in NYC, London, Las Vegas and national tour. Included in the star-studded lineup is, of course, some furry Avenue Q puppets including Princeton, Rod, Kate Monster, Trekkie Monster, Lucy The Slut, Nicky, Bad Idea Bears and Mrs. Thistletwat (aka Mrs. T).
Original cast members John Tartaglia and Stephanie D’Abruzzo, both nominated for Tony Awards in 2004 when Avenue Q won the Tony Award for Best Musical, are joined by Jennifer Barnhart, Ann Harada, Rick Lyon, Jordan Gelber, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Becca Ayers, Stacie Bono, Katie Boren, Leo Daignault, Ben Durocher, Jodi Eichelberger, Mary Faber, Barrett Foa, Imari Hardon, Evan Harrington, Aaron Irwin, Jason Jacoby, Lisa Helmi Johanson, Nick Kohn, Jennie Kwan, Maggie Lakis, Michelle Lane, Rebecca Larkin, Rob McClure, Ruthie Ann Miles, Rob Morrison, Jed Resnick, Jon Robyns, Jonathan Root, Ann Sanders, Benjamin Schrader, Danielle K. Thomas, Sharon Wheatley, and Haneefah Wood.
Watch the video in the player above!