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Frozen – St James Theatre, New York

Music/Lyrics: Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Book: Jennifer Lee Director: Michael Grandage Reviewer: John Roberts It would be safe to assume that anything Disney puts its name to, would be a hit, but that’s not quite true when it comes to Broadway for every Lion King, there was its Tarzan, for every Beauty and the Beast there was its Little ...

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Avenue Q – Exeter Northcott

Sarah Harlington (Kate) and Richard Lowe (Princeton) in Avenue Q 2016 UK Tour

Book: Jeff Whitty Music/Lyrics:Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer:Charlotte Robson What do you do with a BA in English? If you're the Sell a Door Theatre Company, sing about it! And about love, purpose, repression, dreams, discrimination and the intimate doings of puppets. Avenue Q is, above and before all else, hilarious. Living on the eponymous cramped ...

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Avenue Q – Milton Keynes Theatre

Sarah Harlington (Kate) and Richard Lowe (Princeton) in Avenue Q 2016 UK Tour

Book: Jeff Whitty Music/Lyrics:Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer:Maggie Constable After five very successful years in London’s theatreland, Avenue Q has once again ‘hit the road, Jack’, arriving in Milton Keynes today. This part human and part puppet musical romp has won none other than the Tony Awards ‘Triple Crown’ among many other accolades and has become ...

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Avenue Q – Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sarah Harlington (Kate) and Richard Lowe (Princeton) in Avenue Q 2016 UK Tour

Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director and Choreographer: Cressida Carré Reviewer: Steve Davies   With the obvious comparisons to popular puppet-based TV shows from our youth, Avenue Q has friendly monsters, life lessons, morality issues, songs, comedy and animation. The big difference on the stage is that all of these carry adult themes. Indeed ...

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Avenue Q – Liverpool Empire

Sarah Harlington (Kate) and Richard Lowe (Princeton) in Avenue Q 2016 UK Tour

Music &Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer: John Roberts   After its closure in the West End and first UK Tour, young producers David Hutchinson and Philip Rowntree of Sell A Door Theatre Company managed to secure the UK rights to Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx’s Muppet musical satire Avenue Q. The show ...

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Avenue Q – Bristol Hippodrome

Avenue Q cast 2016 tour

Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director &Choreographer: Cressida Carré Reviewer: Kris Hallett   Avenue Q became something of a cult hit on both sides of the Atlantic first in New York in 2003 and the West End in 2006. It’s not hard to see why; a filthy and rude puppet show, sharp and witty ...

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Avenue Q – New Theatre, Cardiff

Avenue Q cast 2016 tour

Director: Cressida Carre Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Reviewer: Megan Pearce   Don’t be fooled by the fluffy puppets and happy actors on the poster – this is ‘not suitable for little monsters’. Catchy tunes like The Internet is for Porn, and If You Were Gay confirm this fact. The show begins with a young Princeton, played ...

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Avenue Q – Grand Opera House, York

Avenue Q cast 2016 tour

Writer: Jeff Whitty Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Director/Choreographer: Cressida Carre Reviewer: Janet Jepson It’s furry, funny, fuzzy, naughty and definitely one to see, welcome to Avenue Q! This is a musical unlike any other. Eleven extremely talented human performers tread the boards, but hardly anyone notices them. The limelight is well and truly stolen by their ...

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