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Theatre Performance, Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2019

Devonshire Park Theatre

Devonshire Park Theatre

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Winner of the TONY “Triple Crown” for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book.

Avenue Q is a laugh-out-loud musical that tells the story of a recent college graduate named Princeton who moves into a shabby New York apartment all the way out on Avenue Q. There, he meets Kate (the girl next door), Rod (the Republican), Trekkie (the internet expert), Lucy The Sl*t and other colorful types who help Princeton finally discover his true purpose in life!

Avenue Q was conceived by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez (Co-creator of BOOK OF MORMON and writer of the songs for Disney’s FROZEN), who wrote the music and lyrics. The book was written by Jeff Whitty and the show was first directed by Jason Moore.

Avenue Q is an "autobiographical and biographical" coming-of-age parable, addressing and satirizing the issues and anxieties associated with entering adulthood. Its characters lament that as children, they were assured by their parents, and by children's television programs such as PBS's Sesame Street, that they were "special" and "could do anything"; but as adults, they have discovered to their surprise and dismay that in the real world their options are limited, and they are no more "special" than anyone else. The musical is notable for the use of puppets, animated by unconcealed puppeteers, alongside human actors.



This show is NOT suitable for children. We recommend an age guideline of 14+ as a minimum.

Audio Described Performances:
Fri 1 November - 7:45pm
Sat 2 November - 2:30pm

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (with charge)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groups

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2019
Evenings - 7.45pm
Saturday Matinee 2.30pm

Monday - Thursday evenings & Saturday matinee £25 - £31.50
Friday & Saturday evenings £28 - £34.50

Concessions: £3 off
Groups of 4+ £3 off, Under 25s £15

Friends of Devonshire Park Theatre 25% off (First 2 nights only)

Prices inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Tue 22 - Sat 26 Oct Murder, Margaret & Me
Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov Avenue Q
Mon 4 - Sat 9 Nov The Girl on The Train
Thu 14 - Sun 17 Nov EODS: West Side Story
Mon 18 - Sat 23 Nov Ten Times Table
Fri 6 Dec - Sun 12 Jan Jack & The Beanstalk

Address

Compton Street,
Eastbourne,
East Sussex,
BN21 4BW

Location

Directions

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Map reference: OA 612846  Lat: 50.76338 Long: 0.28511

Located just yards from the seafront Wish Tower area and 10 minutes walk from the railway station. Follow theatre signs. The theatre has a pay and display car park in College Road (free of charge in evenings). There's also a limited amount of free on street parking.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Eastbourne station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (with charge)Credit cards accepted (with charge)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups

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