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Avenue Q – Sheffield Lyceum

Director/Choreographer: Cressida Carré Designer: Richard Evans Musical Director: Dean McDermott Puppet Designer: Paul Jomain Reviewer: Janet Jepson It’s furry, funny, fuzzy, it’s naughty and it’s definitely one to see - welcome to Avenue Q. This is a musical unlike any other seen on stage. A group of extremely talented human performers tread the boards, but hardly anyone notices most of ...

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Avenue Q – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Director: Cressida Carre Reviewer: Dominic Corr We’re back on Avenue Q, running for fifteen years the street is still offering up an evening of filth, wickedness and yet holds a mirror up to its audience more than ever. Just when you thought bright colours and puppets were for kids, Avenue Q proves ...

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Avenue Q – Storyhouse, Chester

Music/Lyrics: Robert Lopez & Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer: John Roberts What do you do with a BA in English? A question that plagues many a university graduate and one that is making young Princeton really question exactly what his purpose in life is. Having found himself living on Avenue Q and struggling to balance work, ...

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Avenue Q – The Alexandra, Birmingham

Book: Jeff Whitty Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer: Nicole Craft Everyone’s A Little Bit Racist, right? If such an idea offends, then Avenue Q might not be the show for you. With the stage arranged like a children’s TV show's friendly neighbourhood street, complete with screens to each side of the stage just ...

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Avenue Q – Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys There can be few who call themselves musical theatre lovers who have yet to see Avenue Q, Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx and Jeff Whitty’s naughty but (ultimately) nice satire on the lives of the twenty-something human and not-so human, residents of a downbeat ...

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Avenue Q – Theatre Royal, St Helens

Music and Lyrics: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book: Jeff Whitty Director &Choreographer: Cressida Carré, Reviewer: Taylor Simmons We all watched programmes like Sesame Street and Fraggle Rock as a child. Being allowed to escape into these worlds, where ‘fantasies come true’ and ‘everybody has a purpose’, was what allowed us as children to believe that anything was possible. Drawing ...

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Avenue Q – The Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Book: Jeff Whitty Music &Lyrics: Robert Lopez &Jeff Marx Director: Cressida Carré Reviewer: May Mellstrom Often described as Sesame Street for adults, the fantastically funny Avenue Q arrives in Blackpool this week as part of a national tour, eleven years after premiering on Broadway and winning three Tony Awards. In 2003, theatre had seen nothing like it and this new ...

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Avenue Q – The Grand, Leeds

Book: Jeff Whitty Director &Choreographer: Cressida Carré Producer: David Hutchinson, Phillip Rowntree and Richard Darbourne Music: Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Reviewer: S.E. Webster A New York backdrop, brightly coloured characters and plenty of excitable singing and dancing, and some suspiciously muppet-like puppets; theatre audiences might be forgiven for initially thinking they’d signed up to an evening of Sesame Street, ...

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