50 Shades! The Musical, Based on Best-Selling Book Series, Will Be Given New York Premiere
By Michael Gioia
The original parody 50 Shades! The Musical, which has been seen in Chicago and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, will make its New York premiere Jan. 11-12, 2013, at the Gramercy Theatre.
The work, which is based on the best-selling "Fifty Shades of Grey" trilogy, features the musical comedy ensemble Baby Wants Candy.
50 Shades! The Musical, according to press notes, "opens with a ladies book club deciding to read 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' Through their interpretation of the novel, the audience is lead on a hilarious roller coaster ride of this unlikely bestseller. The show is full of dance numbers, 11 original songs and a live band backing the performance."
Original songs include "They Get Nasty," "I Don't Make Love, IF#*!" and "There's a Hole Inside of Me."
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