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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 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 want to see puppets doing unimaginable things while their operators are on stage singing for them. You will love it. Very imaginative.
Don't see it if you are offended by adult situations on stage or swear words.
See it if you appreciate politically incorrect, naughty humor; clever, catchy music and puppetry.
Don't see it if you're looking for something family-friendly, if you don't appreciate crude humor or if you're offended by foul language and sexual content
See it if you like puppets and want to see something different. It absolutely deserved to win the Tony Award.
Don't see it if you think puppets are creepy and don't have a good imagination. It took me time to stop focusing on the actors and to watch the puppets!
See it if you enjoy an exceptionally funny visit to a bad neighborhood with badly behaved muppets...in song!!!!
Don't see it if you don't like puppets, really raunchy humor. Songs about porn, racism and closet homosexuality...sung by furry muppets
See it if you enjoy laugh-out-loud humor with an edge. The use of puppetry is clever, not distracting. See it with a group of friends!
Don't see it if you are easily offended by edgy humor, or you're not a fan of puppetry.
See it if You'd like to see a Puppet Show (FOR ADULTS ONLY!); if you have this Fantasy: Sesame Street is redone just for people with a Checkered Past.
Don't see it if You are easily offended by Puppets do "The Nasty"; hearing songs like: "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist"; seeing Gary Coleman (R.I.P.) ALIVE!