The Toxic Avenger

$51.50 - $85

Armed with superhuman strength and a heart as big as Newark, he’s out to save New Jersey, end global warming and woo the prettiest, blindest librarian in town. He’ll leave you laughing in the aisles as he rocks the house and saves the earth for all of mankind. The Toxic Avenger features music and lyrics by David Bryan (keyboardist and founding member of Bon Jovi), book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) and is directed by Tony Award winner John Rando (Urinetown).

Schedule

Running Time: 90 minutes, with no intermission

New World Stages Stage I

(New York, NY)
340 West 50th Street
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by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2010
The Toxic Avenger, winner of 'Best New Off- Broadway Musical' by both the Outer Critics Circle and BroadwayWorld's Theatre Fans, is on sale through February 21st, 2010. The Joe DiPietro/David Bryan penned musical is currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).
by Brian Estrada - December 23, 2009
The Toxic Avenger made a special appearance at The Pond at Bryant Park yesterday, December 22, to greet fans and serenade the chilly holiday skaters. BroadwayWorld was on hand to cover the performance by The Toxic Avenger crew, which earned an Outer Critics Circle 2009 pick for Best New Off-Broadway Musical.
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2009
The Toxic Avenger* star and American Idol finalist Diana DeGarmo will sing the National Anthem at the New Jersey Nets game tomorrow night, November 17th at 7:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2009
Last Wednesday night, some of the cast members from 'ROCK OF AGES' came uptown - 2 blocks! - to New World Stages for some HOT TOXIC LOVE - and got it when they visited THE TOXIC AVENGER, the award-winning musical starring another 'American Idol' finalist. After the show, both casts met onstage for the obligatory photo - or three.
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2009
Dancap Productions presents the Canadian Premiere of The Toxic Avenger opening at The Music Hall Halloween 2009.
by BWW News Desk - October 23, 2009
Move over, Bloomberg; the mayoral race just got a whole lot tighter as Erin Leigh Peck takes on the role of Mayor Babs Belgoody, along with other memorable characters, in The Toxic Avenger, the Outer Critics' Circle 2009 pick for Best New Off-Broadway Musical. Peck will be playing the multiple roles currently played by Nancy Opel, who originated the roles in the world premiere production at George Street Playhouse, while Opel is on vacation. Peck has been understudying all female roles since the show began performances at New York's New World Stages (340 W. 50th St) in March of 2009.
by BWW News Desk - August 24, 2009
Diana DeGarmo, Season 3 'American Idol' runner-up and Broadway vet has returned to the New York stage where, on Friday, August 14th, she assumed the role of Sarah, the sexy, blind librarian in The Toxic Avenger - named the 'Best New Off-Broadway Musical' by the Outer Critics Circle.
by Walter McBride - August 24, 2009
After a recent performance of the Off-Broadway hit The Toxic Avenger, celebrated comic actress Nancy Opel took some time out to pose for a very special 'Spotlight' feature for the BroadwayWorld.com cameras.
by BWW News Desk - August 5, 2009
Following the August 3rd performance of The Toxic Avenger, legendary bass guitarist Tony Levin, best known for his work with progressive rock pioneers King Crimson and Peter Gabriel, as well as for his playing on hundreds of albums including Cher, Alice Cooper, John Lennon, Stevie Nicks and Lou Reed, paid a backstage visit to meet the cast and band. He posed for photos and even signed the bass guitar of Dan Grennes, the show's bass guitarist. Rock on!
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2009
Mayor 'Babs' Belgoody speaks out about the recent corruption scandal in New Jersey!
by Walter McBride - July 23, 2009
The Toxic Avenger is a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all -- an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play...well, everyone else...bullies, mobsters, old ladies, and stiletto-wearing back-up singers. The show also features the most memorable and unbelievable duet you'll ever see on any New York stage. Audiences from teenagers to senior citizens love this hilarious new hit musical! Easily 1,000 laughs.
by BWW News Desk - July 9, 2009
Jean Cheever and Tom Polum, producers of The Toxic Avenger - named the 'Best New Off-Broadway Musical' by the Outer Critics Circle - are pleased to welcome Jonathan Root to the 'Toxie' family. Mr. Root, making his Off-Broadway debut, has assumed the role of White Dude, replacing original cast member Matthew Saldivar.
by Mark Andrew Lawrence - July 7, 2009
Dancap Productions presents the Canadian Premiere of The Toxic Avenger opening at The Music Hall Halloween 2009.
by BWW News Desk - July 6, 2009
Superheroes are not infallible it seems, as The Toxic Avenger sustained an injury that caused two performances (July 5th at 7PM and tonight's performance, July 6th at 8pm) to be cancelled.
by BWW News Desk - July 3, 2009
The producers of 2009's Best New Off-Broadway Musical*, The Toxic Avenger, announced today that they are celebrating the show's 100th performance on Friday, July 3 with a very special Independence Day Ticket Offer. To commemorate the year of the nation's independence (and America going green!), special $17.76 tickets will be available for the following performances: Friday, July 3 at 8PM; Saturday, July 4 at 4PM; and Sunday, July 5 at 3 and 7PM. Please note: there will be no 8pm performance on Saturday, July 4.
by Peter James Zielinski - June 26, 2009
Joe DiPietro (book & lyrics) and the cast of the Off-Broadway musical, The Toxic Avenger: Celina Carvajal, Nick Cordero, Demond Green, Nancy Opel, and Matthew Saldivar all joined together for a musical performance and CD signing to celebrate the new cast recording of the award-winning Off-Broadway musical. The 'Toxie' filled event took place on Thursday, June 25th at the Barnes and Noble Lincoln Triangle (1972 Broadway @ 66th Street).
by BWW News Desk - June 25, 2009
The producers of 2009's Best New Off-Broadway Musical*, The Toxic Avenger, announced today that they are celebrating the show's 100th performance on Friday, July 3 with a very special Independence Day Ticket Offer. To commemorate the year of the nation's independence (and America going green!), special $17.76 tickets will be available for the following performances: Friday, July 3 at 8PM; Saturday, July 4 at 4PM; and Sunday, July 5 at 3 and 7PM. Please note: there will be no 8pm performance on Saturday, July 4.
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2009
The Toxic Avenger, winner of 'Best New Off- Broadway Musical' by both the Outer Critics Circle and BroadwayWorld's Theatre Fans, is now on sale through February 21st, 2010. The Joe DiPietro/David Bryan penned musical is currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). BWW Discounts now brings you even more reason to visit 'Toxie' and gang, the 'TOP TEN REASONS TO SEE THE TOXIC AVENGER FOR ONLY $35!'
by BWW News Desk - June 11, 2009
The Toxic Avenger, winner of 'Best New Off- Broadway Musical' by both the Outer Critics Circle and BroadwayWorld's Theatre Fans, is now on sale through February 21st, 2010. The Joe DiPietro/David Bryan penned musical is currently playing at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street).
by Kristin Salaky - April 10, 2009
You know you're in for a good one when there's a huge laugh before the first person on stage can even let out the third syllable of the show. But by the time the actors start growling to customers, 'There's no intermission!' and 'The show's eight hours long!' The Toxic Avenger has firmly established itself as one of the funniest musicals in town.