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First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre

123 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1240
+1 732-291-7552
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The Big 5 Oh!

'Saw "The Big 5 Oh!" Friday night....VERY VERY FUNNY! Great performances! Oh yeah...The desserts... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Robert C
The Big 5 Oh

The show was very very funny, will keep up laughing the whole night!!! A must see show!!! All our... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bringing Broadway Plays to the Jersey Shore. The Number One Dessert Theatre in Atlantic Highlands NJ. For over Twenty Eight Years! We present Comedies, Dramas, Mysteries,Musicals. The price includes Cake,Coffee or Tea A half hour before the show and soda at intermission. Reservations Required. Please call 24/7 and we will return your call. A new production is presented each month. Please leave your reservation request on our 24 hours reservation line and you will call you back. 732-291-7552
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  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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123 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1240
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Reviewed 2 days ago

'Saw "The Big 5 Oh!" Friday night....VERY VERY FUNNY! Great performances! Oh yeah...The desserts are pretty great, too!

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The show was very very funny, will keep up laughing the whole night!!! A must see show!!! All our group “The Fanatics” laughed the night away!!!

Thank ncaval8441
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We just combined dinner at Kings Arms II and "The Big Five-Oh" and had a wonderful meal and a hilarious time at the theater. We have been regular attendees at the playhouse for over twenty years and try to bring a group of friends every...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Last night I saw the opening night performance of "The Big Five Oh!" From the very beginning and throughout the entire show, the audience was in stiches. This is a hilarious comedy about a family man approaching and celebrating a milestone birthday. I for one...More

Thank NJJUDI
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been to a multiple plays here. Never saw a bad one. The plays are great, the staff are there to make sure you have a great time. A great night out at a very reasonable price.

Thank Deb M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went last night to the First Avenue playhouse and have to say, we had a great time. The show was so much fun with audience participation and amazing friendly staff. We took the dinner package and ate at the Thai restaurant and it was...More

Thank sandi k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I just got home from a totally amazing performance at First Avenue Playhouse in Atlantic Highlands, NJ entitled "The Old People Are Revolting". The Old People Are Revolting! is a mad cap comedy about seniors seeking revenge! The residents of the Sunshine Retirement Village have...More

Thank Pam C
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S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

On behalf of the talented cast,Director and the rest of us here at First Avenue, we thank you for your wonderful review! Due to the audience demand we’ve added one final performance for “ The Old People Are Revolting!” Saturday, May 5, 2018. A new...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was hilarious. Audience interaction, slapstick, great acting & characters. Go see it for a fun evening out.

Thank gjcooper7007
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S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review! We’ve added one final performance, Saturday, May 5. We’re so glad you had a wonderful time. We hope to see you soon.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This play was so funny I'd like to tell everyone the full story but that would be telling. I will say that this comedy opens up very quickly & soon has the entire audience participating in the old people's revolt Oh did I tell you,...More

Thank GeoReview
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S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

On behalf of the talented cast, the Director and the rest of us here at First Avenue, thank you for this wonderful review! This production was fun for everyone involved. Our audiences had a wonderful time. You had twice the fun, having seen the comedy...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This month's The Old People are Revolting is a VERY funny play, with great acting. Almost all of the plays First Avenue puts on are good and you will not be disappointed with a night at the BEST community theatre in New Jersey!More

Thank theresaandjohnd
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S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! We’re happy to hear you had fun at “ The Old People Are Revolting.” On behalf of the talented cast and creative director we thank you for your praise. Every month for almost 30 years there is a new production...More

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Probably PG. There are innuendos in the July play called Jennys' house of Joy It is about a brothel in the old west. It is very funny and, at times, tender and sweet. We had senior citizens with us who were laughing out... More
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