Venue Details

Lansburgh Theatre
450 7th Street, NW Washington, DC 20004
202-547-1122
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 288 members
Review from Sassysusse
Red Velvet 117 events 63 reviews

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

reviewed Jul 25 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Theater Pimp
Red Velvet 52 events 18 reviews

A really fun show, I like to describe it as Sesame Street on crack! The humour is definitely dark and all the more funny for coming out of a puppets mouth. There was less profanity than I recalled from the first time I saw put the puppet sex was...continued

reviewed Jul 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Leslie Weisman
Red Velvet 130 events 18 reviews

Enjoyed it thoroughly. My only reservation regards the character of Gary Coleman. It's OK to poke fun at ourselves and at those who can defend themselves, but the character leaves a bitter taste when you reflect on Coleman's sad life and fairly...continued

reviewed Aug 08 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Mary Bird
Red Velvet 46 events 14 reviews

I ADORED Avenue Q. Since it is depicted as for adults, I though it might have a barrage of foul language. Instead it addressed timely topics with wit and compassion. The puppetry was excellent and the music and lyrics a continuing delight. The...continued

reviewed Aug 05 2010 report as inappropriate
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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.”

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