Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening is the 2007 incarnation of Gerard Alessandrini's long-running hit Off-Broadway musical revue Forbidden Broadway, which parodies notable current Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals. Rude Awakening opened on October 2, 2007 at New York's 47th Street Theatre and closed on March 24, 2008. The show was conceived, created and written by Alessandrini and was directed by Alessandrini and Phillip George.
Explore releases from the Forbidden Broadway label. Discover what's missing in your discography and shop for Forbidden Broadway releases. A series of releases associated with the ongoing theatre parody revue 'Forbidden Broadway'. Albums of different material have been issued from 1984 to at least 2014, on the label DRG Records. The artist Gerard Alessandrini is closely associated as lyricist/director.
Forbidden Broadway 2001: A Spoof Odyssey. Forbidden Broadway 2001: A Spoof Odyssey is the 21st century's first incarnation of the Off-Broadway revue Forbidden Broadway. Phillip George co-directed with Alessandrini, with Catherine Stornetta the musical director and piano accompanist. George contributed some of the ideas and dialogue for the sketches.
Forbidden Broadway, known also as Forbidden Broadway, Volume 1, is the first album released by Gerard Alessandrini, the creator of Forbidden Broadway. Because the album features the five cast members from the original show, the album bears the label "Original Cast Recording.
Even, if possible, much more losing yet. But let me begin with the good news, scant as it now is. For 25 years, Gerald Alessandrini has tickled our ribs with his satirical parodies of Broadway shows (mostly musicals) and their performers, both the hits and the flops, but, understandably, more the former.
As such comedy feeds off bold subjects, in recent seasons Gerard Alessandrini's troupe has been somewhat starved. Enter Spring Awakening, a vibrant banquet - particularly for those who like to play with their food.
Forbidden Broadway is an Off-Broadway revue parodying musical theatre, particularly Broadway musicals. It was conceived, written and directed by Gerard Alessandrini. The original version of the revue opened on January 15, 1982, at Palsson's Supper Club in New York City and ran for 2,332 performances. Alessandrini has rewritten the show more than a dozen times over the years to include parodies of newer shows. In the original iteration of the show, Alessandrini was one of the original actors. Michael Chapman directed and produced. In 1982, Jeff Martin succeeded Chapman as director. Forbidden Broadway: Special Victims Unit – 2005. Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening – 2008. Forbidden Broadway Goes to Rehab – 2009. Forbidden Broadway: Alive & Kicking!
|1||It's D'sgusting (It's D'Lovely)|
|2||Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening|
|3||Mary Poppins (Chim Chim Cher-ee / Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious)|
|4||Curtains For Curtains (Slow People)|
|5||Company (Company / Being Alive)|
|6||Grey Gardens (The Revolutionary Costume For Today)|
|7||Jersey Goys (Sherry / Walk Like A Man / Big Girls Don't Cry)|
|8||The Be-littled Mermaid (Part Of Your World)|
|9||Spamalot (Camelot / The Song That Goes Like This)|
|10||Even More Miserables (C'est Magnifique / Master Of The House / On My Own)|
|11||A Chorus Line (God, I Hope I Get It / One)|
|12||You Can't Stop The Camp ( You Can't Stop The Beat)|
|13||Wicked & The Flying Monkeys (Defying Gravity / Don't Monkey With Broadway)|
|14||Spring Awakening (Mack The Knife / Mama Who Bore Me / Totally F***ed)|
|15||Finale (What I Did For Love)|
|16||Yoko Ono On Broadway (Oh What A Beautiful Mornin' /Oklahoma / Imagine)|
|17||Sour Charity (Hey Big Spender / If You Could See Me Now / There's Gotta Be Something Better Than This / I'm A Brass Band)|
|18||Chicago - Give 'Em The Old Star Replacement (Razzle Dazzle)|
|19||Light In The Piazza (Statues & Stories / Say It Somehow / Tonight)|
|20||The Impossible Song (The Impossible Dream)|
|21||Doubt (Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf / Shout)|