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Sweet Treats and Belly Laughs

I met up with some friends to see Woody Allen’s “Don’t Drink the Water”. The show was hysterical... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mitchell_Albala
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Middlesex, New Jersey
Don't Drink the Water

I went to opening night of this hilarious play and laughed from start to finish! The comedic timing... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

Looking for a great place to enjoy an evening out seeing a great show in an intimate setting. One were you can relax and meet others this is the place. The shows are up close and very well done the talents is the best and its a desert theater (which is really good) They offer dinner packages to local restaurants. Just look up their web site and enjoy

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 26, 2019

My husband and I saw Old Ringers, the hilarious comedy by Joe Simonelli at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theater tonight.The place is lovely and the staff is friendly and professional. The cake is delicious too.The cast did an absolute fantastic job at keeping the audience laughing.There were also some tender moments that showed the dynamics of the love between a mother and daughter, along with the love and devotion between four dear friends. Add in a couple of talented guys and you have a great show!

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Warm, welcoming with talented actors putting entertaining you for a very pleasant night out.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bunji_7
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FirstAvePlayhouse, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Thank you for your wonderful review.
We hope you’ll be back soon!

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Reviewed August 25, 2018

My friend and I were introducing a couple to the theater, whose sense of humor we really didn't know.What if they didn't laugh? No worries: The Zone takes the funniest skits from Monty Python, Bob Newhart, Mike Nichols and Elaine May, etc., and revives them through a cracker jack cast. These seasoned actors love the material and it shows.A great time, including delicious cake!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed it. Had not been there in years. Very comfortable atmosphere
Three characters did an outstanding job.

Date of experience: July 2018
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S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2018

Welcome back!

Thank you for your wonderful review of “Separate Beds.”

We are happy you enjoyed the play which is Directed by Barry Prag and stars Dave Harris, Gina Shuster and Ruth Rocky.

Send your friends....there are four more performances. July 20-21 & July 27-28.

Don’t be a stranger...we hope you will come back soon.

Upcoming performances include:
August “ The Comedy Zone” a revue featuring famous TV Skits.
September. “The Dinner Party” by Neil Simon Directed by Neil King
October “ The Ghost Train” By Arnold Ridley Directed by Dave McGrath.

We’ve got a slice of cake waiting for you!






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