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Gerard Alessandrini's Hit New Musical FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION To Play Universal Preservation Hall, October 5

Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of Broadway's biggest shows and brightest stars, comes to Universal Preservation Hall on October 5. Don't miss this Tony Award-winning hit!

Long Beach's Musical Theatre West to Present SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY

Musical Theatre West has announced the Long Beach premiere of Spamilton: An American Parody written and created by Gerard Alessandrini (Forbidden Broadway), directed and choreographed by Gerry McIntyre, with music direction by Wilkie Ferguson III.

BWW Interview: Gerard Alessandrini of SPAMILTON at Scherr Forum, Thousand Oaks

Read a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's master parodist, Gerard Alessandrini, who dismembers 'Hamilton' with his 2016 spoof 'Spamilton.' The show plays at the Scherr Forum in Thousand Oaks from March 1 - 6. 'I laughed my brains out!' said Lin-Manuel Miranda when he saw this show. You will too.

SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Announced at Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse will present the hit musical comedy Spamilton: An American Parody from January 28-30, 2022. The show is presented as part of the Bucks County Playhouse Visiting Artists Series. Tickets are now on sale. 

VIDEO: On This Day, September 8- SPAMILTON Opens Off-Broadway

On this day in 2016, the Hamilton parody, Spamilton, opened off-Broadway!

Photo Flash: Ben Cameron Visits FORBIDDEN BROADWAY

Ben Cameron stopped by to visit the cast of the hit Off-Broadway production of Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation, now in its final week of a return limited engagement at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue) where performances resumed January 15, 2020 followed by an official re-opening on January 19, 2020. Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation plays its final performance Sunday afternoon, February 16, 2020 at 2:30pm.

Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY THE NEXT GENERATION Opens at The York Theatre Company

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, is presenting the return engagement of the Off-Broadway production of Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation. Performances resumed Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, February 9, 2020 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

Return Engagement of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION Will Begin Tomorrow, January 15

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, will present the return engagement of Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation.

SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Will Play Empire Theatre

SPAMILTON: An American Parody tour launched in December 2018 and has been playing several multi-week engagements, hip-hopping around the country. We're bringing the laughter to San Antonio, TX for performances at the Charline McCombs Empire Theatre (226 N. St. Mary's St.) January 14 - 26, 2020. Tickets go on sale Friday December 6th 10:00 AM.

The York Theatre Company Will Present Limited Return Engagement Of FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION

The York Theatre Company will present the return engagement of the hit Off-Broadway production of Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation. Performances are set to resume Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, February 9, 2020 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: The Next Generation to Close December 1

The Tony Award winning FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre, is now in its last weeks of a strictly-limited engagement through December 1st at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street) After a five-year absence, this all-new edition, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION, received unanimous critical acclaim and was lauded as a 'Critics Pick' by both Ben Brantley and Jesse Green of the New York Times. Roma Torre of NY1 exclaimed 'Seeing Forbidden Broadway back on the boards feels like all is right with the world again'. Feeling 'completely inspired' by the latest crop of Broadway musicals, Alessandrini lampoons The Great White Way's biggest shows and stars in this edition, which he directed. Gerry McIntyre (Spamilton) is the choreographer. The musical is produced by John Freedson, Harriet Yellin, Peter Brash and David Zippel and Gerard Alessandrini, in association with Tzili Charney. www.forbiddenbroadway.com

Photo Flash: Bob Mackie And Jack Viertel Visit Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation

Acclaimed costume designer Bob Mackie and theater luminary Jack Viertel laughed and cheered along with the audience when they visited The Tony Award ® winning FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theater,  which continues at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street).

Photo Flash: Joan Collins Visits Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation

Joan Collins stopped by The Tony Award ® winning FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, Gerard Alessandrini's hilarious musical spoof of all things theatre, which continues at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street).   After a five-year absence, this all-new edition, whic FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION, which received rave reviews, is now playing a limited engagement in  through November 30th. Feeling “completely inspired” by the latest crop of Broadway musicals, Alessandrini lampoons The Great White Way's biggest shows and stars in this edition, which he is directing.  Gerry McIntyre (Spamilton) is the choreographer.  The musical is produced by John Freedson, Harriet Yellin, Peter Brash and David Zippel and Gerard Alessandrini, in association with Tzili Charney.  www.forbiddenbroadway.com  

Photo Coverage: FORBIDDEN BROADWAY THE NEXT GENERATIONS Opens at The Triad

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway, one of NYC's best-loved and highly anticipated productions, is back this season after a five-year absence.

A Comedy Revolution Comes To Starlight Indoors

As the weather cools off, the stage house heats up with the 2019-20 Starlight Indoors series, sponsored by the Missouri Lottery. Now in its fifth season, this year's lineup of hilarious Off-Broadway hits opens November 5-17 with the North American tour of Spamilton: An American Parody, making its Kansas City premiere. Tickets are on sale now.

Casting Announced For FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: THE NEXT GENERATION

The cast has been announced for the return of Gerard Alessandrini's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY.

SPAMILTON: An American Parody Comes To The Peace Center This December

The SPAMILTON: An American Parody tour launched on Dec. 20, 2018 and is now playing several multi-week engagements in its first season. The show will play a limited three-week run in the Peace Center's Gunter Theatre, Dec. 17, 2019 a?" Jan. 5, 2020.

New FORBIDDEN BROADWAY To Take Aim At TOOTSIE, FROZEN, THE CHER SHOW And More!

A new installment of the musical theatre parody staple, Forbidden Broadway, is on the way!

SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY Will Play West Hartford's Playhouse On Park

Spamilton: An American Parody tour launched at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, OH on December 20, 2018 and is now playing ten multi-week engagements in its first season. Tickets are on sale NOW at Playhouse on Park's box office (860-523-5900 x10) or online at www.playhouseonpark.org.

SPAMILTON Comes to the Hobby Center

The Hobby Center Foundation will present the Texas premiere of the North American tour of the hit musical comedy Spamilton: An American Parody at the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall, from May 28 to June 9. Tickets are on sale now.

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