The latest version of Gerard Alessandrini's musical revue will feature spoofs of Wicked, Assassins, Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Lion King, Avenue Q, Hairspray and such theatre personalities as Tony winners Hugh Jackman and Idina Menzel. Forbidden Broadway Summer Shock! will play July 5-Sept. 15 at the Douglas Fairbanks Theatre. During this period, creator Alessandrini will also be working on a brand-new version of Forbidden Broadway that will debut in the fall. Forbidden Broadway Summer Shock! features the talents of David Benoit, Valerie Fagan and Michael West. The creative team comprises Bradley Kay and Megan Halpern (set design), Alvin Colt (costume design), Marc Janowitz (lighting design) and Phill George (co-director).
The Douglas Fairbanks is located in Manhattan at 432 West 42nd Street. Forbidden Broadway plays Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:15 PM, Sundays at 7:30 PM with matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2:30 PM and Sundays at 3:30 PM. Tickets, priced $49.50 $57.50, are available by calling (212) 239-6200. Visit www.forbiddenbroadway.com for more information.