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News Cubby Bernstein DVD to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS A DVD featuring the antics of fictional Tony Award campaign manager Cubby Bernstein — the teenager who caused a bit of a sensation on YouTube during the 2007-2008 Tony Awards, is now available for sale.

Cubby Bernstein was the creation of Douglas Carter Beane, the playwright who penned the libretto to Xanadu.

The limited edition "Cubby Bernstein DVD" features the following items:

  • All eight YouTube episodes and bonus features in their original HD format
  • Continuous play option so viewers can watch them continuously
  • Rare photograph slideshow (set to music)
  • Collectors item Cubby Bernstein fold out poster (collect all four) "In this record-breaking docu-web-series," press notes state, "the legendary Tony campaign manager Cubby Bernstein goes viral for the first time in his illustrious career. Former clients like Tony winners Duncan Sheik, Julie White and Marty Richards show up to extol the virtues of Bernstein's genius. It appears that after several decades and 63 Tony Award wins, the 2007 Broadway theater season brings the pint size but powerful guru out of self-imposed hiding to share his secret methods with the world and one lucky Broadway production (he only chooses one per season, if that). Enter Xanadu, the award-winning, Tony-nominated but unlikely Broadway hit that has the industry asking, "how did this happen" and "could it actually win Best Musical"? Against all odds the producers of Xanadu beg Cubby for his assistance. But hope seems lost until Cubby relents to see the show for himself. Its off to the Tony season races when after the show Cubby exclaims his famous battle cry, "I smell a Tony!" What follows is a series of formerly top-secret training exercises involving unusual elements such as cup-cakes, bubonic plague benefits, role-playing, psychotropic medication and sporting names like 'The Bar Central Run.' Stars like Cynthia Nixon, Nathan Lane and Patti LuPone join Cubby in his quest to win Xanadu's Best Musical Tony Award. As they get closer to the big night, the comedy and the drama intensifies, building to a surprising, supernatural twist."


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