Songfighter: The Musical

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Songfighter: The Musical

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As you may or may not have noticed, there are a helluva lot of Broadway shows springing up based entirely around songs by some particular musician. "Mamma Mia!" with ABBA songs, "Movin' out" with Billy Joel songs, there's some Queen thing in England, and God knows what else. Playwrights are jumping out of the freakin' woodwork to craft stories based around some band or musician.

So, if somebody was to make a musical based around your (or someone else's) song fight songs, what would the story be?

I think that the Octothorpe musical would be the most fun, due to the utter insanity and cast of millions, but it would probably be the hardest to actually craft a coherent story around. Sober would be a bit easier, although you would have to like Ireland a lot. 8) A MISS musical would be sweet, except the audience would all be dead by the end of it. And they'd have to have a very good janitorial staff to mop up all of the blood from the audience's collective leaking wrist.

Well?
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Re: Songfighter: The Musical

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Drew Tetz wrote:I think that the Octothorpe musical would be the most fun, due to the utter insanity and cast of millions, but it would probably be the hardest to actually craft a coherent story around.
I think that an Octothorpe version of Avenue Q would be one of the funniest things ever.
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Post by Leaf »

.. I was in a short run of "Octothorpe The Musical"...it was an insane evening...

but a great one too.
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Post by Mogosagatai »

A little off topic, but a musical based on the entire nympho leprechaun story generated by Jonathan Mann, featuring music by FSS and the like, could be insanely awesome.

If you don't know what I'm talking about, look up the nympho leprechaun story.
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user wrote:If you don't know what I'm talking about, look up the nympho leprechaun story.
i tried... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Se ... tory&go=Go
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i always wanted to make an extreme metal version of west side story, but i'm just not cool enough.
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Post by j$ »

Slightly off-topic, West Side Story is fabulous, and contains 'Somewhere' surely the greatest 'unintentional' gay empowerment anthem in 'Somewhere'. I would love to turn it into a big gay party hat bruhaha, myself.
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Post by fluffy »

My "Five Minutes" would be the motif of a musical about my life.
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Post by Mogosagatai »

tviyh wrote:
user wrote:If you don't know what I'm talking about, look up the nympho leprechaun story.
i tried... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Se ... tory&go=Go
http://www.jonathanmann.net/nymphos.htm

Huzzah!
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