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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 23, 2019

What a wonderful ensemble piece. It's a very special performance when a cast gels together and the innuendos and subtleties of each character comes through, but also beautifully melds with all the others.

Really enjoyed this play -- even though a bit on the longer side, the audience was engaged.

Special shout outs to a couple of the actors (all well played): Phoebe's character development was clear without being overdone; her dialog was delivered with impeccable timing -- this actor as a real talent for comedic timing, as does the actor who played Leo -- what a nice surprise! Leo was delivered with ease and perfection! Would like to see more of these two on stage together!

Go see this one before it finishes. I think you will enjoy this charming romantic comedy.

Date of experience: February 2019
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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
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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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