Avenue Q at The Shakespeare Theatre

Posted by Randy Shulman
August 12, 2010 9:18 AM |

Despite the time that's passed since Robert Lopez, Jeff Marx and Jeff Whitty first sent their profanity-spewing puppets on stage to deliver such toe-tappers as "The Internet is for Porn," "Everyone's a Little Bit Racist" and that ode to loud sex "You Can Be as Loud as the Hell You Want (When You're Makin' Love)," Avenue Q is just as funny, surprising and good-naturedly shocking as ever. One of the most striking things about the show is its remarkable consistency. While some productions begin to show a little wear around the edges as they set up outposts or send touring companies to tromp around the country, the Tony Award-winning Avenue Q, at the Lansburgh Theatre on its final stop of a national tour, is as fresh as ever. Closes this Sunday, Aug. 15. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 7th St. NW. Tickets are $38 to $91. Call 202-547-1122 or visit shakespeare.org.

Read Tom Avila's full review here.

Yusef Najafi's Coverboy Confidential interview with Avenue Q's Rod and Nicky.

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