Broadway Baby Broadway

Last time I was through NYC, everything fell into place–weather, meeting with friends (, meeting with strangers), etc.–everything that is except one thing: seeing a Broadway show. This time, while the weather has been against me and tracking people down for getting together has panned out less smoothly* (not to mention no fun strangers -> friends), I did make it to a Broadway show.

Avenue Q is hilarious romp, once described as Sesame Street meets South Park. A combination human/puppet cast lends the musical a playful feel. And although the set, costumes, production wasn't as spectacular as I had imagined*, the experience was extremely fun. While I wouldn't consider myself a great fan of musicals, the songs in this one were funny enough, tongue-in-cheek enough to make it really fun. (In fact, do yourself a favor: go search google for "Avenue Q The Internet is Really Really Great" and watch a video that ensues.)

Yep, a Broadway show: another thing checked off my life list.
Wednesday October 29 2008File under: travel, misc

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on Wed 29th Oct, 2008 10:09 am PDT Saxtor said:
Damn, I wanted to see that when it was in Seattle.
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on Wed 29th Oct, 2008 03:58 pm PDT Joe said:
cool. i've only seen a handful of Cirque du Soleil shows myself. oh and i've never been to NY so I guess that might explain not ever seein a true Broadway show.
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on Thu 30th Oct, 2008 08:06 pm PDT Sarah said:
I love Avenue Q! Saw it with my mom and sister in Baltimore last year and make Dave sit through the soundtrack every once in a while. Glad you enjoyed it!
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