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Avenue Q

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Avenue Q

type:
Stage
Current Status:
In Season
run date:
03/19/03-05/11/03
director:
Jason Moore

We gave it an A-

After a brief, unsuccessful stint in Vegas, the Tony-winning musical/Sesame Street send-up Avenue Q is coming to your neighborhood, with its sweetly bawdy tale of college grads seeking love, affordable housing, and Purpose on a ramshackle urban block. The puppets are fuzzy and randy, the actors terrific, the songs (”It Sucks to Be Me”) catchy, and the humor (”Everyone’s a Little Bit Racist”) politically incorrect yet gentle. If it isn’t the revelation it was when it debuted Off Broadway in 2003, this high-energy show remains an uplifting charmer. A-