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The Toxic Avenger

New Jersey's first superhero takes the stage in this rock 'n' roll comedy.

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The Toxic Avenger Sets Closing Date Before National Tour

The Toxic Avenger Sets Closing Date Before National Tour

The off-Broadway production of The Toxic Avenger has set a closing date of January 3, 2010, before embarking on a national tour. The musical began previews on March 18 and opened on April 6 at New World Stages and will have played more than 300 performances upon closing, directed by John Rando.

Based on the 1985 classic cult film, The ...

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Erin Leigh Peck to Fill in for Nancy Opel in The Toxic Avenger

Erin Leigh Peck to Fill in for Nancy Opel in The Toxic Avenger

Erin Leigh Peck will fill in for Nancy Opel in the role of Mayor Babs Belgoody (and other characters) in the off-Broadway musical The Toxic Avenger. Peck will appear in the show while Opel is on vacation from October 26 through November 8.

Peck's New York stage credits include Broadway's Brighton Beach Memoirs, Grease! and Dance of the ...

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Mama, Diana DeGarmo's a Toxic Girl Now!

News flash from Diana DeGarmo, alum of the musicals Hairspray (on Broadway) and Brooklyn (on tour): She’s no longer that 16-year-old girl on American Idol. “I’m 22!” she says, topping an infectious giggle with the pixie-esque chirp she made famous on season three, when she was runner-up to Fantasia Barrino. “I do older, more mature work, and it ...

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Diana DeGarmo Rocks Off-Broadway as New Star of The Toxic Avenger

Diana DeGarmo Rocks Off-Broadway as New Star of The Toxic Avenger
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Campy off-Broadway creature-feature The Toxic Avenger may be best known for its “big green freak” title star, but the new musical welcomed a fresh face on August 14: American Idol runner-up and Broadway alum Diana DeGarmo! The cherub-faced singer with the great big voice stepped into the role of Sarah, a blind librarian who falls for the show’s namesake ...

Diana DeGarmo to Join The Toxic Avenger on August 14

Diana DeGarmo to Join The Toxic Avenger on August 14

American Idol runner-up and Broadway alum Diana DeGarmo will take the stage off-Broadway, joining the cast of campy musical comedy The Toxic Avenger beginning August 14 at New World Stages. DeGarmo assumes the role of “hot blind librarian” Sarah, currently played by Celina Carvajal.

DeGarmo will join a cast that includes Nick Cordero, Demond Green, Jonathan Root and Nancy Opel ...

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Jonathan Root Joins the Cast of The Toxic Avenger

Jonathan Root Joins the Cast of The Toxic Avenger

Jonathan Root has joined the cast of the off-Broadway musical The Toxic Avenger as White Dude, replacing original cast member Matthew Saldivar. The comic musical continues its run at New World Stages, directed by John Rando.

Featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change) and music by Bon Jovi's David Bryan Bon ...

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TV's Nicholas Rodriguez Takes the Stage in The Toxic Avenger

Nicholas Rodriguez, who recently joined the cast of TV’s One Life to Live, will step into the hit off-Broadway musical The Toxic Avenger from July 1 through July 19 at New World Stages. He replaces Demond Green, who will take a three-week break from the show. Rodriguez has understudied the male roles in Toxic Avenger since its off-Broadway premiere ...

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The Toxic Avenger Stars Work it Like Superheroes at CD Signing

The Toxic Avenger Stars Work it Like Superheroes at CD Signing
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Lincoln Center’s Barnes & Noble traded its bookish vibe for a more toxic mood on June 25, getting down and dirty with a CD signing and live performance from the cast of off-Broadway's The Toxic Avenger. Based on the 1985 cult flick of the same name, the story of a nerdy scientist who becomes New Jersey’s first superhero ...

Celina Carvajal to Play The Toxic Avenger's Sexy Blind Librarian

Celina Carvajal to Play The Toxic Avenger's Sexy Blind Librarian

Celina Carvajal is replacing Sara Chase who is leaving the production for the pre-Broadway run of The First Wives Club at the Old Globe Theatre in the off-Broadway musical The Toxic Avenger. Carvajal will assume the role of Sarah, the sexy blind librarian on June 15 at New World Stages.

 

Carvajal’s Broadway credits include include Tarzan, Dracula, 42nd Street ...

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Toxic Avenger Cast Recording Release Dates Set

Toxic Avenger Cast Recording Release Dates Set

Time Life is set to release the original cast recording of the new off-Broadway musical The Toxic Avenger in time for opening night at New World Stages. Pre-release copies of the CD will be available for purchse at the theater on April 6. The official release date is May 5, when the CD will be available in music stores and ...

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