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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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Musical revue

My husband and I went to see the musical review, “Broadway Through the Years” last Saturday, which... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ladyluck0208
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Holmdel, New Jersey
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The Big 5 Oh

Saw the show. The guy who played the drunk at the party was hilarious...I would see him again and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SKaurSingh
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Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey
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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 good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cake” (14 reviews)
“every month” (10 reviews)
“last night” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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123 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1240
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+1 732-291-7552
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"philadelphia story"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to see the musical review, “Broadway Through the Years” last Saturday, which apparently was their opening show. The show was so fantastic I want to go again. I only recognized a few people in the show from past shows but...More

Thank Ladyluck0208
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saw the show. The guy who played the drunk at the party was hilarious...I would see him again and again. The cake was good too.

Thank SKaurSingh
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Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 12 May 2018

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 10 May 2018 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 7 May 2018

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 29 April 2018

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 May 2018

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 24 April 2018

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 2 May 2018

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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Response from aetius2016 | Reviewed this property |
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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