Sep 5, 2007

[Theater] Avenue Q in Manila

Avenue Q Philippines

Okay, perhaps the more precise title would be Avenue Q in Makati - so sue me, haha.

I fell in love with the music from this amazing Broadway musical via Yahoo! LAUNCHcast and soon found myself pirating the rest of the songs via then-popular LimeWire (since then I've moved on to uTorrent).

While I have mixed feelings about the local production, I know I had the same hesitations about Rent (which Atlantis also brought to the Philippines) and that wasn't that bad. I know that this is not the easiest play to transplant beyond Broadway, especially with local stars but then I guess I need to have a bit more faith in local theater, right?

Notable names involved in the production are Rachel Alejandro who plays both Kate Monster and Lucy the Slut, Joel Trinidad who plays Nicky, Trekkie Monster and a Bad Idea Bear and Aiza Seguera who plays, strangely enough, Gary Coleman! I wonder if local audiences will pick up the reference...

For those interested, Avenue Q will be running from September 7 - 23, 2007 at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium at the RCBC Plaza, Makati City. Shows are at 8pm on Fridays, 2pm and 8pm on Saturdays and 3pm on Sundays.

Tickets are priced at 500, 1000 and 1500 1250 for seats in the Loge, Balcony and Orchestra respectively.


  1. Hi,

    Slight correction please. The Orchestra seats are only Php 1250.

    Hope you and your friends can make it to one of the Avenue Q shows. We're the show buyers for the 15 Sept 2pm show. We're offering a 5% discount for every 5 tickets purchased with cash. Just email me at

    Thank you!

  2. Thanks for the info - I see the Atlantis site has also been updated.

    Someone told me that the tickets at Greenbelt list the Loge tickets at P750 - is that true?

    If anyone can help me with the tickets for the 8pm show on the 22nd, that would be cool.

  3. Call 0920-932-6067 for tickets to the 8pm show on the 22nd. =)