Venue Details

223 Star Starred
Lansburgh Theatre
450 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
202-547-1122
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The weather was nice, sunny and warm. I wore casual slacks and a top but take a sweater or jacket, too. The theatre is chilly..
Venus and Adonis & The Magic Flute in Repertory dress Oct 09 2014 star this tip starred
Louisa Reppucci
The weather was in the 70's and sunny, warm.. I wore a sweater as theatres are almost always on the chilly side..
Private Lives dress Jun 02 2014 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

287 ratings
4.7 average rating
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sam2xdc Red Velvet
9 events
2 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 15 2010

Hilarious. Not for the kiddos! Very cool technique you don't often see, with puppets and puppethandlers both visible-a few minutes in, you realize that though you're focused on the puppets, their facial expressions do not change but because of...continued

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36 events
1 review
6 stars
attended Aug 01 2010

Very clever show that is funny throughout, and at times uproarious. Modeling itself after the show "Sesame Street", the show satirizes many factors about contemporary life, mainly around the anxieties associated with entering adulthood. It's...continued

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95 events
55 reviews
43 stars
attended Jul 25 2010

Adult only nonpolitically correct Sesame Street for those having a midlife/identity crisis.

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Website

http://www.shakespearetheatre.org/plays/details.aspx?id=260&source=l

Description

Avenue Q is Broadway’s smash-hit 2004 Tony Award® winner for best musical, best score and best book. A hilarious show full of heart and hummable tunes, Avenue Q is about trying to make it in NYC with big dreams and a tiny bank account.  Called “one of the funniest shows you’re ever likely to see” by Entertainment Weekly, Avenue Q features a cast of people and puppets who tell the story in a smart, risque and downright entertaining way. The New Yorker calls it “Subversive and uproarious.”

About the Ticket Supplier: Shakespeare Theatre Company

Recipient of the 2012 Regional Theatre Tony Award, DC’s Shakespeare Theatre Company has dedicated itself to becoming the nation’s premier classic theatre. By focusing on works with profound themes, complex characters and heightened language written by Shakespeare, his contemporaries and those playwrights he influenced, the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s artistic mission is unique among regional theatres: to bring to vibrant life groundbreaking, thought-provoking and eminently accessible classic theatre in a uniquely American style.