Cast and Creator of Forbidden Broadway Will Celebrate New CD With Signing and Performance

By Andrew Gans
05 Dec 2012

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Gerard Alessandrini and the cast of Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking, which was recently extended through April 28, 2013, at the 47th Street Theatre, will celebrate the show's new DRG Records cast album Dec. 11 at the Drama Book Shop.

Alessandrini will be joined by Natalie Charlé Ellis, Scott Richard Foster, Jenny Lee Stern, Marcus Stevens, and David Caldwell on piano. The artists will take part in a CD signing and performance from 4 PM-6 PM.

Drama Book Shop is located at 250 W. 40th St.

"Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking, The UN-Original Cast Album," produced by Hugh Fordin, is now available in both stores and online.



The newest edition of the acclaimed revue offers spoofs of Porgy and Bess, Once, Evita, Anything Goes, Follies, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Newsies, Book of Mormon, Nice Work If You Can Get It and Death of a Salesman, among others.

This edition is created and written by Alessandrini and directed by Alessandrini and Phillip George, with musical direction by David Caldwell. Costumes are designed by Philip Heckman with set design by Jesse Poleshuck, lighting design by Mark T. Simpson and wig design by Bobbie Cliffton Zlotnik.

The show is produced by John Freedson, Harriet Yellin and Paul Bartz, in association with Paul G. Rice, Carol Ostrow, Paxton Quigley, Robert Driemeyer, Jamie DeRoy, Lawrence Poster and Tweiss Productions.

Show times are Tuesday-Saturday at 8 PM, Sunday at 7:30 PM and Wednesday and Saturday at 2 PM.

Tickets are $29-$79 with premium tickets available for $110. Tickets can be purchased by calling Telecharge at (212) 239-6200 or by visiting telecharge.com. For more information visit forbiddenbroadway.com.

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For show and vocal recordings, also visit the Playbill Store.