Adult comedy that’s right up your street
Award-winning comedy musical Avenue Q is bringing a host of fuzzy friends to Buxton Opera House later this month.
Featuring the naughtiest puppets in town, brought hilariously to life by an ensemble cast of 11 performers, Avenue Q is a Tony Award-winning musical about growing up, dreaming big, and finding your purpose in life.
Performances will take place at the Water Street venue on Thursday June 19 and Friday June 20 at 7.30pm, and Saturday June 21 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
Follow the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed graduate who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. Soon discovering that the only neighbourhood in his price range is Avenue Q, he finds himself moving in with some truly quirky characters.
There’s Brian, the out-of-work comedian and his therapist fiancée Christmas Eve; Nicky the good-hearted slacker and his closet gay Republican roommate Rod, an Internet ‘sexpert’ called Trekkie Monster and a very cute nursery teacher named Kate Monster.
Featuring hysterically funny songs including The Internet is for Porn and Everyone’s A Little Bit Racist, Avenue Q is a hilarious musical with a warm (and very fuzzy) heart.
The show first opened Off-Broadway at the Vineyard Theatre in 2003, before transferring to Broadway later that year where it won three Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book. In 2006 it transferred to the West End produced by Cameron Mackintosh, where it ran for five years before touring the UK. It has appeared in more than ten countries all over the world.
Tickets for this production by Sell a Door Theatre Company, priced at £20.50 and £22.50, are available on 0845 127 2190 or online at www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.