Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Raunchy

About the show

Broadway's 2004 Tony Award winner for Best Musical continues its hilarious, puppet-filled run Off-Broadway at New World Stages.

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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.


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See: Critics' Reviews | Members' Reviews

80
Backstage

"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

95
Variety

"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

95
The Wall Street Journal

"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

90
Theatre is Easy

"'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

90
Theatermania

"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

90
Stage Buddy

"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

90
Hot Pepper Theater

"Avenue Q is like Sesame Street for adults, it's great. Did you see it when it was on Broadway? No? That's okay, because this holds up. It's not too late, you should check it out." Full Review

95
The New York Times

"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

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2
Disappointing, Insipid, Overrated

See it if you like puppets.

Don't see it if you don't want to take your children.

Also The dialogues are about problems of life, and they sing them.... Read more Read less

100
Funny, Clever, Refreshing, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if Its funny, and the topic are very good. Laugh so much during this

Don't see it if If you do not want to laugh, do not go

78
Funny, Edgy, Quirky, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You like innovative, funny theater that uses puppets.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by sexual content, don't like puppets, or want a serious musical.

96
Clever, Masterful, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You want a very funny, very creative take-off on the Sesame Street idea. The songs are terrific, the puppets are terrific, it's all terrific

Don't see it if You are offended by some on-stage naughtiness. But see it anyway, it's a riot. I have seen it at least a half-dozen times and recommend it.

89
Ambitious, Refreshing, Relevant, Hilarious, Inspiring

See it if Appropriately inappropriate adult humor with talented cast. Ambitiously makes fun of majority of the labels out there but with heart

Don't see it if Puppetry where you won’t be able to unsee the person holding the puppet. Small budget theater with blunt humor that may surprise little kids

Also Second row center seats may have positively influenced my score

79
Funny, Absorbing, Ambitious, Clever, Entertaining

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.

80
Funny, Clever, Great acting, Quirky, Great staging

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

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if you love to laugh and appreciate clever and witty songwriting, reliable talent, and a great time.

Don't see it if you're easily offended.

100
Funny, Clever, Delightful, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if See it if you love great comedy. It's warm, it's fun, it's sexy.. I've seen it twice and I'd see it again.

Don't see it if It's probably not appropriate for kids.

85
Funny, Quirky, Refreshing, Great writing, Entertaining

See it if you want a delightful night out with light comedic musical.

Don't see it if you expect a glamorous, full-blown production

77
Funny, Clever, Quirky, Raunchy, Entertaining

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

65
Clever, Thought-provoking, Overrated

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.

87
Must see, Quirky, Hilarious, Great singing, Great staging

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

Also Remember to watch the puppeteers as well as the puppets! Developed a n... Read more Read less

92
Relevant, Great writing, Hilarious, Great singing

See it if you want to see a hysterical but light show. It is not meant to be taken very seriously but it does have a message.

Don't see it if off color humor is not your thing.

76
Funny, Clever, Quirky, Refreshing, Dated

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

78
Funny, Clever, Edgy, Raunchy, Entertaining

See it if you want to see a funny and somewhat raunchy show that has heart.

Don't see it if you want a more G or PG rated experience and/or something more serious.

91
Clever, Delightful, Relevant, Hilarious, Great singing

See it if you want to hear a great cast addressing many of the sensitive issues of our time with puppets. It's outrageously funny with great songs.

Don't see it if you're offended by colorful language and sexually explicit scenes even though they're with the puppets.

80
Funny, Clever, Refreshing, Relevant, Entertaining

See it if you like a musical that develops over the course of contemporary matters

Don't see it if you;re expecting Sesame Street or The Muppets

50
Disappointing, Overrated, Uncomfortable

See it if you like a group of puppets who speak with inappropriate language.

Don't see it if you want to be entertained....

87
Funny, Great acting, Masterful, Great writing, Hilarious

See it if You don't mind a little raunchy

Don't see it if Sexual topics offend you

Also My second time seeing this!

93
Clever, Edgy, Masterful, Raunchy, Hilarious

See it if You enjoy irreverent humor

Don't see it if You are easily offended

85
Funny, Refreshing, Hilarious, Great singing

See it if You want a fun time and have fond memories of the first time you saw it.

Don't see it if You are easily offended by full puppet nudity.

78
Clever, Delightful, Relevant, Hilarious, Entertaining

See it if You want a great time & laugh the night away. Imagine an adult version of Sesame Street, but more profanity. Truly hilariously entertaining

Don't see it if You don't like the 3 P's: puppets, profanity and political/social issues. Also if you're so stuck up & not want a good laugh or 2...or more

90
Funny, Edgy, Raunchy, Refreshing, Hilarious

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!)

90
Clever, Hilarious

See it if you're intrigued by the concept of muppets smoking pot

Don't see it if you can't handle full puppet nudity