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 want a puppet driven show that doesn't appeal to your intellect in anyway
Don't see it if You are looking for witty dialog and an engaging plot.
See it if See it if you'd like to be annoyed by puppets onstage randomly singing about their lives.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you want a deep, original, or meaningful night at the theatre.
See it if you are thrilled and amused by dirty talk.
Don't see it if you want more nuance to your comedy and don't find the idea of puppets saying dirty things enough to sustain your amusement.
See it if You like socially motivated theatre and you don't mind a bit of raunchy theatre played by puppets.
Don't see it if You like more traditional shows or cutting edge shows like Hamilton or Great Comet. Avenue Q Is neither of these.
See it if You like foul-mouthed and bawdy puppets and puppeteers, some of which have mildly clever exchanges with one another.
Don't see it if You're looking for a play with substance, or if you want an expensive nap.
See it if You think puppets are an appropriate way to express anything. Lots of cheap laughs, off color language. Baffling success for something odd
Don't see it if You expect to remember it after you leave the theater. Intended as satire but not clever enough.
See it if You know all the songs and you have always wanted to see the show.
Don't see it if It is a Wednesday night; the cast had glazed over eyes. It was kind of a painful theatre going experiance.
See it if DO NOT TAKE CHILDREN. Honestly, just bypass this one. Not a fan at all.
Don't see it if YOU HAVE CHILDREN. It will corrupt their minds more than anything else in this country.
See it if you want to feel like walking out of the theater after you've paid hard earned cash to see a great show and ended up seeing something trashy
Don't see it if you want to keep your dignity.
See it if You want over the top humor that is derived only from the fact that it is edgy.
Don't see it if You have any morals at all. Or good taste. Or human. Reall, no one should see it.