Guess Q’s back! The naughtiest puppets in town will be heading to a theatre near you as comedy musical Avenue Q returns next year to tour the UK with all of your favourite fuzzy friends, opening in at Portsmouth Kings Theatre 21 January 2019.
Following five years in the West End, sell-out runs worldwide and smash hit tours in 2014, 2015 and 2016 (packed with mischief, bad behaviour and political incorrectness!) the irresistibly Tony Award-winning Musical Created by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez ,Co-creator of Book of Mormon and writer of the songs for Disney’s Frozen, is an irresistibly charming tale of the loveable characters on a downtown New York street trying to make sense of life’s burning issues.
Meet Princeton, a bright-eyed graduate who comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. 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, Lucy the Slut (the name says it all!) and a very cute kindergarten 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.
Avenue Q 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 where it ran for five years before touring the UK. It has appeared in more than ten countries all over the world.
Avenue Q is produced by Selladoor Worldwide, producers of Footloose, Little Shop of Horrors, Flashdance – The Musical and Fame – The Musical with Richard Darbourne Limited – Avenue Q is directed and choreographed by Cressida Carré, designed by Richard Evans, Lighting Designed by Charlie Morgan Jones and Sound Designed by Chris Bogg. Puppets are designed by Paul Jomain of Q Puppets with Puppet Coaching by Nigel Plaskitt.
Hilarious, cheeky and uproariously entertaining, with a cast of 11 hugely talented performers and puppets, Avenue Q is the musical like no other.
So don’t let your life suck – book your tickets today! For more information on booking and tour dates visit www.selldoor.com (Suitable for audiences 14+)
Avenue Q Tour Dates
PORTSMOUTH Kings Theatre Friday 25th Jan, 2019 – Saturday 2nd Feb, 2019
BIRMINGHAM New Alexandra Theatre Tuesday 12th Feb, 2019 – Saturday 16th Feb, 2019
DARTFORD Orchard Theatre Tuesday 26th Feb, 2019 – Saturday 2nd Mar, 2019
BASILDON Towngate Theatre Tuesday 12th Mar, 2019 – Saturday 16th Mar, 2019
BRADFORD Alhambra Tuesday 26th Mar, 2019 – Saturday 30th Mar, 2019
CANTERBURY Marlowe Theatre Tuesday 2nd Apr, 2019 – Saturday 6th Apr, 2019
CHELTENHAM Everyman Theatre Tuesday 16th Apr, 2019 – Saturday 20th Apr, 2019
IPSWICH Regent Theatre Tuesday 30th Apr, 2019 – Saturday 4th May, 2019
BRIGHTON Brighton Theatre RoyalTuesday 4th Jun, 2019 – Saturday 8th Jun, 2019
CARDIFF Cardiff New Theatre Tuesday 18th Jun, 2019 – Saturday 22nd Jun, 2019
GLASGOW Glasgow King’s Theatre Tuesday 25th Jun, 2019 – Saturday 29th Jun, 2019
SHEFFIELD Lyceum Theatre Monday 1st Jul, 2019 – Saturday 6th Jul, 2019
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