Reviewed by Craig Idlebrook
(Boston, MA) Comedy is a game of milliseconds. The difference between a good laugh and a belly laugh is all in the timing. If you don’t land the gag just right, the joke can fall flat. Lyric Stage’s production of Avenue Q is very funny, but it could have been crack-a-rib hilarious.
The script and song are the closest you can come to a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Take the earnestness of Sesame Street, mash it with the slacker sensibilities of Friends and the crowd can’t help but laugh. Continue reading