Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical

Gossip columnist Perez Hiltonhas joined the cast of the off-Broadway musical revue, NEWSical the Musical, for a four-week run that began Saturday, September 8th. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the opening night fun on Monday, September 17th - check it out!
 
From John TravoltaAnderson CooperTom Cruise and Katie Holmes to the national fight for marriage equality and the 2012 Presidential Election, NEWSical the Musical sets all of today’s biggest news and pop culture headlines to song. With Hilton’s arrival, award-winning composer-lyricist Rick Crom will add new satirical spoofs to the show including a Chick-fil-A number and a song about the phenomenon of Perez Hilton that will be performed by the man himself. 

NEWSical the Musical is the ever-evolving, completely un-sanitized musical mockery of all the news that’s fit to spoof. The Associated Press calls it “The Daily Show set to music ” The show was named Best New Musical of 2011 by the Off Broadway Alliance. Infectious melodies, razor-sharp lyrics, biting satire and more unpredictability than a Courtney Love tweet make NEWSical a laugh-filled, high octane musical revue of all the most talked-about headlines of the day.

Photos by Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Opening Night Performance of Perez Hilton in 'NEWSical The Musical'

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Opening Night Performance of Perez Hilton in 'NEWSical The Musical'

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Opening Night Performance of Perez Hilton in 'NEWSical The Musical'

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Robin Strasser

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Robin Strasser

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Robin Strasser & Tom D'Angora

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Raphael Miranda

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Ilene Kristen

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Christina Bianco & Rick Crom

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Christina Bianco & Rick Crom

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Michelle Trachtenberg

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Aaron Carter

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Aaron Carter

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Carson Kressley

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Luann de Lesseps

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Carson Kressley & Luann de Lesseps

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Carson Kressley

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Kelly Cutrone

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Randy Rainbow

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Aaron Carter

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Luann de Lesseps

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Michelle Trachtenberg

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Leslie Kritzer, Michael West, Christine Pedi Tommy Walker, Amy Griffin & Ryan Knowles

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Leslie Kritzer, Michael West, Christine Pedi Tommy Walker, Amy Griffin & Ryan Knowles

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Poster at the Opening Night Performance of Perez Hilton in 'NEWSical The Musical'

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & his mom Teresita

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & Luann de Lesseps

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & Michelle Trachtenberg

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & Michelle Trachtenberg

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton & Carson Kressley

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Christine Pedi & Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Christine Pedi & Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Leslie Kritzer & Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Tommy Walker, Leslie Kritzer, Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi, Michael West

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Tommy Walker, Leslie Kritzer, Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi, Michael West

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Tommy Walker, Leslie Kritzer, Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi, Michael West

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Tommy Walker, Leslie Kritzer, Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi, Michael West

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Tommy Walker, Leslie Kritzer, Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi, Michael West

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Leslie Kritzer, Tommy Walker, Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi, Michael West

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical
Perez Hilton

Photo Coverage: Perez Hilton Opens in NEWSical The Musical



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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.