Broadway's 2004 Tony Award winner for Best Musical continues its hilarious, puppet-filled run Off-Broadway at New World Stages. More…
This grown-up musical comedy stars a cast of humans and puppets, and tells the timeless story of a bright-eyed college grad named Princeton. When he arrives in the city with big dreams and a tiny bank account, he has to move into a shabby apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There he meets Kate (the girl next door), Lucy (the slut), Rod (the Republican), Trekkie (the pervert), superintendent Gary Coleman (yes, that Gary Coleman) and other new friends. Together, they struggle to find jobs, dates, and their ever-elusive purpose in life.
See it if you've never gone before. It's beautifully staged (you'll feel like the puppets are real) and entertaining. Fun songs that are well-sung.
Don't see it if you HAVE gone before. The show feels out-dated. It's still cute, but dusty. Try something new.
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 Feel-good comedy about 20-something NYers finding their way. Multi-talented performers act, sing, and puppeteer. Pleasing songs.
Don't see it if The themes and characters may have been fresh when this won the 2004 Tony. They are now so familiar that the show has a dated feel.
See it if you like your comedy biting and sarcastic and if you've never seen it or haven't seen it in a while. The show has held up extremely well.
Don't see it if you are easily provoked or insulted. The show is an equal opportunity offender. The satire is hardly softened by being delivered by puppets.
See it if You are a young person struggling in NYC, like puppets that behave like adults-sorta, like hilarious, witty, and savvy adult lyrics
Don't see it if You don't like puppets under any circumstances, uncomfortable with risqué or honest modern dialogue, can't suspend belief or pay attention
See it if you are interested in multi-culti inclusivity musicals with very catchy earworms. Doesn't suffer from the two transfers back to off-B'way.
Don't see it if you can't accept graphic puppet relations. Can't we all just get along?
See it if you LOVE to laugh, love puppetry, and you enjoy an original show with a lot of heart and meaning.
Don't see it if you're a prude (it offends every type of person) or aren't in the mood for a hardcore puppet sex scene.
See it if to see what this show is all about, I'd never seen it and that is why I went. I was impressed by the performers, Gizel Jimenez in particular
Don't see it if lots of references (Gary Coleman?) really dated. Not that funny, although may have been groundbreaking at the time. But glad I saw it.
See it if You want to see one of the best, most hilarious, most relevant modern musicals.
Don't see it if You're not interested in puppets or the Muppets whatsoever.
See it if Very witty, good music with wonderful lyrics.this show works better in a smaller theater than it did on Broadway due to use of puppets
Don't see it if If you don't like puppets
See it if you want to see a really funny and well thought out musical
Don't see it if If you are offended easily and need your comedy to be PG
Also I’m convinced this will be the only musical I will ever like
See it if You like edgy theatre performed by actors using hand puppets as their characters.
Don't see it if If you don't like shows done using puppets throughout that are irreverent and sometimes raunchy.
See it if You are an adult who can laugh at clever, but raunchy humor. You want to laugh hard and have a thoroughly great time.
Don't see it if You're embarrassed by full puppet nudity!
See it if You like raunchy puppets and silliness.
Don't see it if You're in it for the hype. It is a very fun show, but will disappoint you if you go in expecting greatness. Go just to have fun.
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 like irreverence and naughty puppets. It's like Sesame Street with sex and foul language. Some funny songs.
Don't see it if you're easily offended or have a problem with a few actors playing lots of roles. Small scale production, basic set and costumes, small band
See it if you like crude and offensive humor, enjoy shows that contain hilarious commentary on everyday life, cohesive show with a lot of heart
Don't see it if you hate puppets or particularly puppets that are operated in full view, you get offended by raunchy humor or take yourself too seriously