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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
"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
"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 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
"'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 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 missed the show when it was on Broadway and are looking for a good laugh/want to see what all the hype's about.
Don't see it if you don't want a raunchy show that's full of profanity and jokes that poke fun at everyone.
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
See it if you have a sense of humor & want a giggle. Saw it in NYC on & off Broadway, & LA. Tickled me every time! Great adult Sesame St. send up!
Don't see it if a puppet sex scene will offend you. You don't like puppets/muppets. You don't like comedies.
See it if you enjoy funny, politically incorrect comedy, yet with moments that are quite moving, and a fun score.
Don't see it if you know you won't enjoy anything that has puppets, and know that despite the puppets, the show is not for young children
See it if you don't mind laughing at life, and are looking for a unique theatrical experience that you will make you smile when you recall it
Don't see it if you are looking for puppetry for children.
See it if You want some flat out good times and enjoy some edgy puppetry. You're a fan of slapstick comedy.
Don't see it if You want it to be as fresh, fun and exciting as it was when it opened. The humor hasn't all ages well, and it's less original than it felt.
See it if Clever, funny and catchy numbers. Lively and engaging cast. Really intimate venue. See it if you haven't seen any Ave Q live productions.
Don't see it if the lyrics and direction may appear a tad dated or not as groundbreaking...in 2016, but it was a fun night overall!
See it if You want to see what is pretty close to a perfect musical. It's funny, clever, heart-warming and has great music. Playful but serious.
Don't see it if You don't like puppets having sex or are easily offended by bad language.