The hilarious musical revue Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking opens off-Broadway on September 6 at the 47th Street Theatre. Written and directed by Forbidden Broadway creator Gerard Alessandrini and co-directed by Phillip George, this new production stars Jenny Lee Stern, Natalie Charle Ellis, Scott Richard Foster and Marcus Steves.
Forbidden Broadway promises to spoof shows from the past Broadway season, including Newsies, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, Ghost, Once, Follies, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, End of the Rainbow, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Porgy and Bess, Annie and Into the Woods. In addition to new shows, the production will also target long-running Broadway musicals including The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Mary Poppins, The Lion King and Anything Goes
Alive and Kicking is the 21st edition of Forbidden Broadway, which premiered off-Broadway in 1982. The show is scheduled to run through January 6, 2013.