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VIDEO: Gwen Hollander Releases Trump-Themed Parody of 'Defying Gravity' From WICKED Photo VIDEO: Gwen Hollander Releases Trump-Themed Parody of 'Defying Gravity' From WICKED
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2020

Gwen Hollander has released a new song parody video, creating a Trump-themed rendition of Defying Gravity from Wicked, called Deny Reality!

FAMILY STYLE Debuts Sept. 8 Photo FAMILY STYLE Debuts Sept. 8
by TV News Desk - Sep 2, 2020

YOMYOMF, and Toyota are returning to the award-winning unscripted Asian cuisine and travel series “Family Style.” 

VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara Stars in the Trailer for THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF Photo VIDEO: Kelli O'Hara Stars in the Trailer for THE ACCIDENTAL WOLF
by TV News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

Kelli O'Hara stars in an updated and reimagined version of The Accidental Wolf, which has been picked up by Topic!

VIDEO: Lana McKissack, Jason Graae and More From the La Mirada Cast of SPELLING BEE R Photo VIDEO: Lana McKissack, Jason Graae and More From the La Mirada Cast of SPELLING BEE Reunite
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020

The cast of La Mirada's production of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE has reunited to perform 'pandemonium'. The video features Melvin Abston, Jason Graae, Lana McKissack, Shanon Mari Mills, Brett Ryback, Cassie Silva and Tom Zohar.

BWW Review: Not To Be Missed NEVER BEEN KISSED - THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL At Rockwell Photo BWW Review: Not To Be Missed NEVER BEEN KISSED - THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL At Rockwell
by Gil Kaan - Feb 3, 2020

The musical parodies hits just keep coming at Rockwell Table & Stage! Popular (sometimes cult) flicks get infused with pop songs resulting in a new twist on the film, and sometimes on the songs. With NEVER BEEN KISSED - THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL, cleverly written by Jordan Ross Schindler, the vocally-gifted, triple-threat cast perform their most entertaining, live, in-your-face version of Drew Barrymore's 1999-starrer Never Been Kissed.

Feinstein's Presents MOSTLYNEWMUSICALS With LA Premiere Of Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE  Photo Feinstein's Presents MOSTLYNEWMUSICALS With LA Premiere Of Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

LA's newest monthly musical series, Feinstein's Presents mostlyNEWmusicals, returns Monday, November 4, 2019 with Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES THE WORLD, directed by Christian Barillas.

Feinstein's Presents: MostlyNEWmusicals Returns With Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES  Photo Feinstein's Presents: MostlyNEWmusicals Returns With Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES THE WORLD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

LA's newest monthly musical series, Feinstein's Presents mostlyNEWmusicals, returns Monday, November 4, 2019 with Brett Ryback's JOE SCHMOE SAVES THE WORLD, directed by Christian Barillas.

BWW Review: STEPHEN KING'S IT - A MUSICAL PARODY Soars With Exceptional Vocal & Comic Photo BWW Review: STEPHEN KING'S IT - A MUSICAL PARODY Soars With Exceptional Vocal & Comic Talents
by Gil Kaan - Oct 12, 2019

With STEPHEN KING'S IT - A MUSICAL PARODY, Rockwell Musical Parodies assumes the lofty mantle of UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF... in presenting a well-oiled selection of amazing vocalists singing hit pop songs that cleverly advance the narrative of cult, non-musical films. Familiar Rockwell Table & Stage talents on and off stage populate this re-imagining of Stephen King's horror flick It.

MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS Will Feature A World Premiere Song By Marc Cherry And Gregory Nab Photo MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS Will Feature A World Premiere Song By Marc Cherry And Gregory Nabours
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Feinstein's at Vitello's newest monthly series debuts Monday 9.9.19 with the music of Gregory Nabours; including a world premiere collaboration with Marc Cherry, creator of the Emmy Award winning DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES! The evening will also feature other world premieres, plus songs from Gregory's musicals THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL, MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, DOWN TO THE DARKNESS, and more!

Feinstein's At Vitello's Kicks Off MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS With Gregory Nabours Photo Feinstein's At Vitello's Kicks Off MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS With Gregory Nabours
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Feinstein's at Vitello's has announced a new monthly series featuring a diverse array of new musicals in concert in the heart of Studio City. Each month will showcase the work of one writer or writing team, or present a new musical in concert!

BWW Review: A Marvelously Sung, Laugh Fest - UMPO STRANGER THINGS - No THING Better!! Photo BWW Review: A Marvelously Sung, Laugh Fest - UMPO STRANGER THINGS - No THING Better!!!
by Gil Kaan - Oct 28, 2018

Kate Pazakis, executive producer of the UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF series, continues her successful streak of hysterical musical parodies of cinematic pop favorites with THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF STRANGER THINGS. Pazakis' most witty script cleverly utilizes pop songs to advance the narrative of the Netflix cult phenom Stranger Things. Nathan Moore expertly directs his cast of enthusiastic triple-threats at a rousing, non-stop pace with only enough time for deserved applause to die down before the next song or comedy bit tickles your funny bones. 

Photo Flash: Jeff Goldblum Visits The Unauthorized Musical Parody of JURASSIC PARK Photo Photo Flash: Jeff Goldblum Visits The Unauthorized Musical Parody of JURASSIC PARK
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2018

Continuing its string of wildly successful productions from the UMPO Series, The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Jurassic Park stomps into Rockwell Table & Stage on January 25, 2018 with tickets selling fast with on this extended run. Star of the original film franchise, Jeff Goldblum stopped by to check out the prehistoric action, view the photos below!

Coeurage Theatre Company Announces 'Gathering Coeurage' Fundraiser Photo Coeurage Theatre Company Announces 'Gathering Coeurage' Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Kicking off its upcoming ninth season, Coeurage Theatre Company, LA's only Pay What You Want theatre company, has announced Gathering Coeurage, a special fundraising event that will offer a rare glimpse into the company's development process.

BWW Review: Pazakis' Dinosaurs & Company Hysterically Run Rampant in UMPO JURASSIC PA Photo BWW Review: Pazakis' Dinosaurs & Company Hysterically Run Rampant in UMPO JURASSIC PARK
by Gil Kaan - Feb 10, 2018

Kate Pazakis, executive producer of the UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF... series ably does triple duty in her latest wildly entertaining, two-hour production of THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF JURASSIC PARK. For UMPO JURASSIC PARK, Pazakis not only produces and cleverly writes this enthralling, very witty musical homage to Michael Crichton and Steven Spielberg's 1993 classic film Jurassic Park; Pazakis joins her talented cast onstage singing her ass off as the dinosaur T-Rex.

Rockwell Table And Stage Announces The UMPO JURASSIC PARK For Extended Run Photo Rockwell Table And Stage Announces The UMPO JURASSIC PARK For Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Continuing its string of wildly successful productions from the UMPO Series, The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Jurassic Park stomps into Rockwell Table & Stage on January 25, 2018 with tickets selling fast with on this extended run. Get yours today before they go extinct.

BWW Review: THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB Earns an A+ for Its Delicious Musical Detention
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2017

Kate Pazakis just keeps topping herself with her musical parodies! This time she teams up with Bradley Bredeweg and his Fuse Project for a wildly entertaining THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB. Bredeweg and Pazakis ingeniously take the 'Musical Parody of' concept and 'fuse' a mash-up of John Hughes' classic film The Breakfast Club with other cinematic cult favorites. The pop song choices are simply genius as they each move the plot along.

Garrett Clayton, Jonah Platt, and More Lead THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB at Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

???????It's the end of the world as we know it - and the brain, the athlete, the basket case, the princess, and the criminal are still stuck in that damn library! The Fuse Project and Rockwell Table & Stage explore a musical theatre world in which the most beloved cinema characters from the 1980's era barricade themselves inside the library because the world as we know it has ended.

BWW Review: A Hysterical UMPO HOCUS POCUS Carries You to the Divine
by Gil Kaan - Oct 21, 2016

Executive Producer Kate Pazakis has done it again with her latest UMPO production THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF HOCUS POCUS. Director Tye Blue effectively corrals his vocally gifted cast in gloriously performing re-purposed pop tunes in between delivering Pazakis and John Flynn's cleverly written homage to the 1993 film Hocus Pocus. 

BWW Interview: UMPO's Kate Pazakis Laboriously Producing Live Productions - The Latest Ones Simultaneously
by Gil Kaan - Oct 2, 2016

For years now, Kate Pazakis' UMPO has been steadily optimizing her passion of film, turning them into loving spoofs that even those unfamiliar with the movie sent-up can still enjoy. With her talented partners, they take cult film favorites and match them up with pop tune soundtracks for mash-ups of wit, fun, incredible singing and much laughter. UMPO's latest creation THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF HOCUS POCUS opened September 29, 2016 at the Rockwell Table & Stage.

Come Little Children... HOCUS POCUS Parody Flies at Rockwell Table & Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Rockwell Table & Stage will put 'A Spell On' audiences this fall with The Unauthorized Musical Parody of Hocus Pocus.

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