It must be the case that, among the many performing arts events staged each year in Iola, nine out of 10 are family-friendly. And that?s nice…if, you know, family-friendly is your thing.
The Iola Community Theatre, on the other hand ? in its expert staging of ?Avenue Q,? the long-running Broadway puppet musical that rides the line between the profound and the profane with hilarious finesse ? recognizes that adults can?t subsist on pap alone, and that an uncomfortable truth expressed in the form of a dirty joke is sometimes the best catharsis. And when it comes to ?Avenue Q,? this musical has catharsis coming out the waz.