Photo Coverage: Reefer Madness Opening

April 12
10:08 AM 2005
It began as a movie way back in 1936... then it became a stage musical... In April 2005, REEFER MADNESS returns to its roots and airs as a movie musical for premium cable network Showtime! The production boasts REEFER stage alums Christian Campbell, Robert Torti, Kristen Bell, John Kassir, Harry S. Murphy starring alongside Alan Cumming, Neve Campbell, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Spanger and Steven Weber.

The film was helmed by original REEFER director Andy Fickman from a screenplay written by creators Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney. All three executive produced the film in partnership with Bob Greenblatt, Jim Veres and Jan Korbelin. The vast majority of the songs from the 2001 Off-Broadway production are featured in the film, with the addition of a brand new duet "Mary Jane/Mary Lane," written especially for the movie! REEFER MADNESS: THE MOVIE MUSICAL world premiered on January 27, 2004 at the world-reknowned Sundance Film Festival.

Reefer Madness will Premiere on Showtime Saturday, April 16 at 8pm ET/PT. For more information, visit or



Christian Campbell (Reefer Madness)

John Kassir (Reefer Madness)

Andy Fickman (Director, Reefer Madness)

Christian Campbell and Nikki Snelson

Alix Korey (All Shook Up)

De Lee Lively and Robert Torti (Reefer Madness)

Julie Benz and John Kassir

Kristen Bell (Reefer Madness)

Alan Cumming (Reefer Madness)

Alan Cumming and Kristen Bell

James Gillman (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Angie Schworer (The Producers)

Mario Cantone and Kristen Bell

Michael Benjamin Washington (La Cage aux Folles), Karen Olivio (Brooklyn), Eden Espinosa (Brooklyn) and Matthew Morrison (The Light in the Piazza)

Ana Gasteyer (Reefer Madness)

Ana Gasteyer with husband Charlie McKittrick

Justin Bruening (ABC's "All My Children")

Michael C. Hall (HBO's "Six Feet Under") and wife Amy Spanger (Reefer Madness)


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