Something different is on stage at the Pieter Toerien theatre and is receiving an interesting mix of reviews from what I have heard out and about.
Note that this is no kiddies show by the way – these are puppets for adults! This laugh-out-loud musical tells the timeless story of a recent college grad named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q.
He soon discovers that although the residents seem nice, it’s clear that this is not your ordinary neighbourhood. Together, Princeton and his new-found friends struggle to find jobs, dates, and their ever-elusive purpose in life. Filled with gut-busting humour and a delightfully catchy score, Avenue Q is a truly unique show that has quickly become a favourite for audiences all around the world!
Avenue Q is NOT a children’s production. TV Programmes like Sesame Street in America and Takalani Sesame here in South Africa teach values and life-skills to young children through the use of puppetry and songs. Avenue Q applies the same principle by teaching real-life lessons and broaching hard-to-discuss adult topics such as racism, pornography and a whole lot more! (16 years and older, folks!)
So what are you waiting for? ‘Q’ up for tickets today!
Show runs at The Pieter Toerien Theatre until Sunday 15th July.
Performances: Wed – Fri @ 8pm, Sat @ 4pm & 8pm, Sun @ 3pm
Tickets: R100 to R350 – Book on Computicket