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image for Live Entertainment item typeAvenue Q at Devonshire Park Theatre

Theatre Performance, Mon 28 Oct - Sat 2 Nov 2019

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Address

Compton Street,
Eastbourne,
East Sussex,
BN21 4BW

Details

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.

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, £27, £28.50, £31.50
Friday & Saturday evenings £28, £30, £31.50, £34.50

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

Prices inclusive of £1 per ticket booking fee.



Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 25 Jul - Sat 17 Aug The 39 Steps
Thu 22 - Sat 31 Aug The Night Watch
Sat 7 Sep An Evening of Magic - Prepare To Be Amazed
Sat 7 Sep The Sooty and Friends Show
Mon 9 - Sat 14 Sep Amelie
Tue 17 - Sat 21 Sep Noel Coward's Me And The Girls

Location

Directions

See location of Devonshire Park Theatre on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

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