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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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Something different for a casual night out

I have been here several times with friends. We go out to an early dinner and then head over for... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Mary K
Great plays!

First Avenue Playhouse almost always has a terrific play, and May's choice, Joe Simonelli's play... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
theresaandjohnd
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Middletown, 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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  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“cakes” (13 reviews)
“story line” (4 reviews)
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123 1st Ave, Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716-1240
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

I have been here several times with friends. We go out to an early dinner and then head over for dessert and coffee. The plays are very entertaining and well acted. Always a good time.More

Thank Mary K
S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! We hope to see you back Atlantic Highlands for July's Hilarious comedy "The Savannah Sipping Society" By Jones,Hope & Wooten. Award Winning Director Barry Prag Four unique middle age Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

First Avenue Playhouse almost always has a terrific play, and May's choice, Joe Simonelli's play Stocks and Blondes, is no exception. Very funny, and makes for a wonderful night out!

Thank theresaandjohnd
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Have seen multiple plays here. ALL have been well done. Good Acting, Sets, Direction, and Sound. A very pleasant & entertaining evening

Thank pitbullt
S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thanks for the great review. We look forward to your next visit. S-E

Reviewed 16 February 2017

Rainy, cold winter day outside-warm, wonderful spirited entertainment inside! Funny play, perfectly cast, lip smacking desserts, sociable patrons, clean, intimate theater. Well worth the price of admission. If you like comedy this is the play for you! Date night, out with friends or solo -...More

Thank Bangaleft
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Funny, great show. The actors were wonderful, the desserts were delicious and both the staff and patrons were sociable. Can't wait to see another show.More

Thank morriselsie
S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank you for your great review! We look forward to your next visit to our Playhouse. With a new production every month, for the past 28 years, there's always something to enjoy and a piece of yummy cake waiting for you. *Please note that Reservations...More

Reviewed 8 December 2016

Last weekend I attended the opening performance of "Sleeping Indoors", this year's holiday offering at First Avenue. Each December, I look forward to the holiday season inspired plays, and this year's was worth the wait. This is a funny funny warm and thoughtful story about...,...More

Thank NJJUDI
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We always enjoy our night out at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre. Always friendly and comfortable. The monthly shows have variety and there is always a mix of new and familiar actors onstage. A real gem.

Thank EAD714
S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2016

Come back and visit us this month for our November musical revue.....Break A Leg On Broadway. Thanks for the review. We look forward to your next visit to our intimate venue.

Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great show. The story line was interesting and funny and the dessert and coffee was a plus after the dinner at a local restaurant.More

Thank sally b
S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Thanks for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed the play. We hope you'll come back and see us soon. Thanks for the great review! We're glad you had an enjoyable time. Every month there is a new production. When one play is onstage another...More

Reviewed 4 August 2016

My husband and i did a date night last month and saw our first play at the First Avenue Theater. We both weren't sure what to expect. We were happily surprised. The play was great....had a good story line, was very funny and the ladies...More

Thank KLD408
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I have been to First Avenue Playhouse many time over the last few years and have always had a good time. They perform mostly comedies that are enjoyable. No where else in Central NJ can you see a good show and get a tasty desert...More

Thank coachlc54
S-E P, Public Relations Manager at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2016

Thanks for the great review! We're always happy to see you at our intimate venue. Onstage in August "Adam's Eve" by Matthew Carlin Directed by Dave Mc Grath will surely tickle you! In September "Cheaper By The Dozen" by Frank and Earnestine Gilbreth, will be...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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