SPAMILTON: AN AMERICAN PARODY

Imagine you’ve spent the past three-and-a-half decades spoofing New York’s buzz-worthiest musicals but this year there’s one megasmash that dwarfs the competition like no musical ever has before. If you’re Gerard Alessandrini, you write Forbidden Broadway 2017 and call it Spamilton, eighty minutes of Broadway satire at its funniest, cleverest, and most tuneful now getting its West Coast Premiere at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.
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THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF HOCUS POCUS

The Salem-witchy women known far and wide as the Sanderson Sisters are alive and well and working their black magic in Los Feliz as Rockwell Table & Stage reprises its absolutely spooktastic Unauthorized Musical Parody Of Hocus Pocus for Halloween season 2017.
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THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF BRIDESMAIDS

UMPO at Rockwell does it again, taking a contemporary movie favorite and giving it Unauthorized Musical Parody treatment in a cabaret setting, and like UMPOs before it, The Unauthorized Musical Parody Of [the 2011 romcom smash] Bridesmaids proves a comedy-and-song-packed treat.
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THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB

Imagine John Hughes’ archetypal Brain, Athlete, Basket Case, Princess, and Criminal performing twenty or so ‘80s hits to a live band inside the Shermer High School library as the only kids left in “an apocalypse of nuclear zombies” and you’ve got The Last Breakfast Club, the latest from Rockwell Table And Stage and the ab-fab first in a series of The Fuse Project musical movie spoofs.
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THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF MEAN GURLZ

Mean Gurlz rule from now through mid-April as Rockwell Table & Stage’s UMPO series returns with The Unauthorized Musical Parody Of Mean Gurlz, a tasty musical treat whether you’re a die-hard fan of a certain Lindsay Lohan movie smash or simply show up at Los Feliz’s trendiest cabaret for a dozen-and-a-half pop hits performed by some of SoCal’s most exciting young vocal stars.
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A VERY DIE HARD CHRISTMAS

NYPD’s John McClane is back in town to foil dastardly Hans Gruber’s armed band of Teutonic terrorists’ plan to steal $640 million in bearer bonds from L.A.’s towering Nakatomi Plaza as Theatre Unleashed reprises last December’s A Very Die Hard Christmas, Josh Carson’s hit musical spoof of a certain Bruce Willis holiday classic.
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THE LITTLE DRUMMER BOWIE

Ziggy Stardust, aka The Little Drummer Bowie, is back in town, in Toluca Lake to be specific, as The Troubadour Theater Company revives its 2005 holiday musical smash with a fresh new script and a superstar lead performance by Falcon Theatre returnee (and Jersey Boy extraordinaire) Joseph Leo Bwarie in the title role.
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THE UNAUTHORIZED MUSICAL PARODY OF HOME ALONE

Rockwell Table And Stage will have audiences rocking around the Christmas tree John Hughes-style all December long with The Unauthorized Musical Parody Of Home Alone, the most rollicking, raunchy, radio-hit-packed holiday entertainment in town.
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