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09.23.2010 | | Posted at 06:21 PM

The Bay Players’ Forbidden Broadway.

By Russ Bickerstaff
    With all the construction, it’s a bit bewildering to navigate into the Whitefish Bay High School Auditorium, but I managed to get there before the penultimate dress rehearsal of the Bay Players' production of Forbidden Broadway: Greatest Hits. The show’s director Ray Bradford was nice enough to let me see the show in advance—a welcome opportunity on a weekend with some five shows ope...
07.22.2010 | | Posted at 05:39 AM

The Bay Players Seeking Talent for Broadway Spoof

By Russ Bickerstaff
The cabaret-style musical revue Forbidden Broadway is kind of a strange success story. In 1982, unemployed actor Gerard Alessandrini staged a showcase for his talents in the form of a group of parodies of Broadway show tunes at a supper club on New York’s Upper West Side. It quickly went from a one-man curiosity to a full cabaret show that ended up becoming New York’s longest-running musica...