With Academy Awards season upon us, Gerard Alessandrini has just added a brand new Les Miserables film spoof, featuring parodies of Hugh Jackman, Ann Hathaway and Russell Crowe, to the hit musical Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking! at the 47th Street Theatre (304 West 47th Street - just west of Eighth Avenue). Check out photos of the cast in action below!

Co-directed by Phillip George, the new Forbidden Broadway is playing a limited engagement through April 28th. Time Magazine and the Associated Press recently awarded Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kickingspots on their Top Ten Lists, with Time Magazine making it their Top Musical pick for 2012. The show is also a Critic's Pick for The New York Times, The Daily News and New York Magazine. DRG Record's cast recording Forbidden Broadway; ALIVE AND KICKING!, The UN-Original Cast Album, is now available in stores, on iTunes and

Forbidden Broadway; ALIVE AND KICKING! features Gerard Alessandrini's parodies Broadway's biggest shows and brightest stars, which also include Annie, Newsies, Once, Book of Mormon, Spiderman, Evita, Porgy and Bess, Anything Goes, Follies, as well of send-ups of Catherine Zeta Jones, Matthew Broderick, Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, among others.

Featured in the cast are Natalie Charlé Ellis, Scott Richard Foster, Jenny Lee Stern and Marcus Stevens, with David Caldwell on Piano. Lindsay Nicole Chambers will take over for Jenny Lee Stern beginning Tuesday, February 5th.

This edition is created and written by Gerard Alessandrini, and directed by Mr. Alessandrini and Phillip George, with musical direction by David Caldwell, and additional dialogue by Phillip George. Costumes are designed by Philip Heckman, with lighting design by Mark T. Simpson and wig design by Bobbie Cliffton Zlotnik. Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking! is produced by John Freedson, Harriet Yellin and Paul Bartz, in association with Paul G. Rice, Carol Ostrow, Paxton Quigley, Robert Driemeyer, Jamie deRoy, Lawrence Poster and Tweiss Productions.

The playing schedule for Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking! is as follows: Tuesday and Thursdays through Saturdays at 8PM, Sundays at 7:30PM with matinees on Wednesday and Saturday at 2PM. And Sundays at 3PM. Tickets are $29-$79. Premium Tickets are available at $110. Tickets can be purchased by calling telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or by visiting Student rush is also available the day of performance at the Box Office only.

Photo Credit: EH Settlemyre

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Natalie Charle Ellis, Marcus Stevens

Natalie Charle Ellis, Scott Richard Foster, Marcus Stevens

Scott Richard Foster

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