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"The concept of puppets (operated by actors in full view of the audience) having romantic problems and bills to pay just like people not made of felt still raises guffaws. The new cast doesn't have quite the same degree of polish as the original, but..."Avenue Q" is still one of the hippest theatrical destinations in New York." Full Review
"Of all the musicals hatched in the post-2000 age of irony, this cheeky satire of children’s television shows like “Sesame Street” has arguably remained the freshest and funniest. Returning to its Off Broadway origins, the 2004 Tony winner shows no discernible signs of downsizing and no loss of heart." Full Review
"The show remains both fresh and timely—I know plenty of twentysomethings who are having at least as much trouble getting work as did their older brothers and sisters—and its digs at political correctness are, if anything, even more pointed today. I enjoyed it every bit as much as when I first saw it on Broadway six years ago. So will you." Full Review
"'Avenue Q' still makes me chuckle to the point of tears just as it did six years ago...It’s brilliant. Presenting this very adult story as an homage to children’s entertainment not only drives home the point that we all have to grow up at some point, but also provides unique storytelling opportunities. Although 'Avenue Q' is a well-oiled machine at this point, the cast is still having fun, the direction is tighter than ever and the music is still remarkably good." Full Review
"The Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q remains as sharp and funny at its new Off-Broadway home...Indeed, the show's clever score and book continue to delight, and director Jason Moore's production still sparkles." Full Review
"The real staying power of this uproarious show is demonstrated by how well it holds up year after year. I was lucky enough to see the show with the original Broadway cast, and now, seeing it again a decade later, I’m impressed by how well-written, funny, and relevant 'Avenue Q' still is…If you haven’t had the pleasure of seeing Avenue Q yet, you’re in for a treat. Aside from the debauchery, 'Avenue Q' actually has a lot of heart." Full Review
"They may have no legs of their own, but darned if those fuzzy creatures aren’t still standing, long after more full-bodied competition has bitten the dust...And they remain surprisingly fresh (in all senses of the word), even for someone who, like me, has now spent many hours in their company." Full Review
See it if you like different kind of theater. love the dolls incorporating into play. Like the actor interaction with the audience.
Don't see it if you don't like cursing or sexual innuendos.
See it if if you want to mix things up and experience something different, there's no other show on Broadway like it. Enjoyable overall.
Don't see it if you're not OK with a black woman portraying Gary Coleman (unnecessary), need a full-blown production, offended by sexual content & profanity
See it if you want to see a clever Sesame St-like puppet show for adults, are OK with sexual topics and profanity
Don't see it if you want a show that your kids can see, you are offended by sexual content & profanity
See it if you enjoy a new type of show. Great for kids. If you love puppets.
Don't see it if you expect great music, great staging but want an entertaining evening, see it. Don't love puppets - miss this show.
See it if you’ve never seen it; a naughty Sesame Street with adult life lessons intrigues you; you’re in, or can stand to relive, your early 20s
Don't see it if you’re with your parents. Sex scenes will be awkward
See it if you never saw it, are curious about its longevity . and you have an over-abundance of time
Don't see it if You love good theater, missed it when new and refreshing theater. Prefer to keep up with more current theater
See it if you want to see a hilarious show, with some surprisng moments that are very touching - and amazing puppetry throughout!
Don't see it if you have a conservative sense of humor, or if puppets freak you out (if they didn't before, they might well after!)
See it if you want to see an original musical that addresses serious issues satirically via puppetry. Outrageously funny plot and talented cast.
Don't see it if you're not interested in a dated references. Sexual vulgarity (performed through puppets) makes you uncomfortable.
See it if you want to laugh your ass off all nite. Script, lyrics, actors, puppets, set... every aspect is hysterical. ALL adult humor, not for kids.
Don't see it if you think this is Sesame Street on broadway. WRONG. There's a little bit of everything, including profanity & some adult-puppetry sex-etry.
See it if you ever watched Sesame Street while growing up and wondered what happened to all those people and creatures when they grew up.
Don't see it if you don't like to laugh because you will LAUGH YOUR ASS OFF while watching this show. WONDERFULLY FUNNY evening in the musical theater.
See it if Ave Q is the love child of Rent and the Muppets. This multi ethnic, closeted gay family residing in NYC is funny charming well performed .
Don't see it if Not for prudish folks that would think that puppet sex would be disconcerting.
See it if you're fine with non-conventional theater as this is pioneer in this form - seeing 2 great performances in 1: the puppets & the puppeteers!
Don't see it if you get offended by vulgar words & hints of obscenities, esp.puppet sex. It's filthy fun but w/ a heart & redeeming values & entertainment!