CMT Mainstage presents the winner of the 2004 Tony Triple Crown (Best Score, Best Book, Best Musical): the laugh-out-loud Avenue Q! Bright-eyed college grad Princeton arrives in the city with big dreams and a tiny bank account. All he can afford is a shabby apartment in the “outer-outer boroughs.” Still, the neighbors seem nice: girl-next-door Kate, Rod the Republican, internet entrepreneur Trekkie, Gary Coleman the superintendent and the other denizens of Avenue Q. They struggle (hilariously) to find jobs, dates and their ever-elusive purpose in life. Assured for years by parents and children’s television programs that they “could do anything,” Princeton and his friends are now discovering that their real-world options are rather more limited. A coming-of-age parable, Avenue Q recognizes and sharply satirizes the issues and anxieties of young adulthood – through puppets, animated by unconcealed actors. The ironic humor, biting sarcasm and clever lyrics will resonate with anyone who’s ever tried to find an apartment, land a job, get a date – or just grow up.
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Thurs-Fri: 7pm, Sat: 2pm & 7pm, Sun: 1pm & 6pm (no 6pm show on 5/20)