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The Barnstormers Theater in Ridley Park, opens the popular hysterical musical parody Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits, Jan. 25. In a story in DelCoNews Newtwork this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway's greatest musical legends meet Broadway's greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and endlessly entertaining tribute to some of the theatre's greatest stars and songwriters.
The award-winning New York show features a talented cast of comic chameleons who perform hilarious parodies of Broadway's biggest hits. From to Phantom to Wicked, this fall-down funny, satirical roast of over 30 Broadway hits has outrageous costumes, silly spoofs of songs you know by heart and madcap impressions.
Forbidden Broadway received a Tony Award®, Obie Award, Outer Critics Circle Award and the 2005 Drama Desk Award for Best Off Broadway Musical.
The Barnstormers production features local and Barnstormers favorites Dawn Sheppard, Christine Stief, Ted Kogut, Patick O’Neill and newcomers Caleb Wimble, AJ LoPorto and Andrea Kalan. Brian Miller directs the show with musical direction by A.J. LoPorto and choreography by Lori Walsh.
Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits opens Friday, Jan. 25. Performances run weekends through Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees on Jan. 27 and Feb. 3. Tickets are $15 or $13 for seniors and youths age 17 and under. The show is cabaret style and audience members may B.Y.O.B.
Tickets are available either by calling the theater at 610-461-9969 or online at www.barnstormerstheater.com.
Barnstormers Theater is at Ward and Tome streets, Ridley Park.