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THAT PHYSICS SHOW  | Open: 02/26/16 Close: 02/26/16
What damage can a ping-pong ball do as it hurtles 700 miles an hour through a vacuum tube? Can you see the shape of sound in a dancing flame? “OH, NO! That bowling ball is going to smash him in the face”…but it didn’t!

Based on the hundreds of physics experiments that are presented at physics conferences and in classrooms across the country, That Physics Show features segments on motion, momentum, vacuum, friction, energy, density, fluid motion, sound waves and sound vibration, light waves, temperature and many more from the world in which we live - a world controlled by physics. You’ve never seen anything like this before! Mr. Maiullo has been a physics demonstrator at Rutgers University for over 20 years and most recently became a regular on “The Weather Channel” and a presenter at national physics festivals.

The F#%KING UP EVERYTHING  | Open: 03/15/13 Close: 05/18/13
 

The F#%KING UP EVERYTHING cast includes Lisa Birnbaum (I'm Getting My Act Together..., Abraham Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party), Dawn Cantwell (Dog Fight, NYMF’s Next Broadway Sensation Winner), Katherine Cozumel (Rent, Spring Awakening, The Last Five Year), Max Crumm (TV’s “You’re the One That I Want,” Broadway: Grease. Film:Easy A), Jason Gotay (Broadway: Bring It On), George Salazar (Broadway: Godspell. National Tour: Spring Awakening), and Douglas Widick (Films: Hipsters (are Roaming the Campus), Fuck Me, Ray Bradbury.Stage:Marat/Sade)

F#%KING UP EVERYTHING is a rock musical comedy with heart. Set in today’s Brooklyn indie music scene, it is an old-fashioned boy-meets-girl love story for the 21st Century. When these hipsters aren't true to who they are, they screw up everything. Especially love. And no one screws up more than children’s puppeteer Christian Mohammed Schwartzelberg when he meets singer-songwriter Juliana, the girl of his dreams.

Silence! The Musical  | Open: 09/28/12 Close: 10/05/12
 

Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, SILENCE! The Musical is the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, the show immediately became a sold-out phenomenon and was selected by Time Magazine as one of the year’s Top 5 Musicals.

 

In the Academy Award-winning film The Silence of the Lambs, rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to catch the serial killer known only as Buffalo Bill. Clarice faces her own demons while racing the clock to unlock Lecter's clues before another innocent girl is killed and skinned by Buffalo Bill. The laugh-out-loud raunchy satire,SILENCE! The Musicalfeatures a singing chorus of floppy eared lambs narrating the action as Buffalo Bill gleefully dances a hoedown while kidnapping hapless Catherine Martin. Even Dr. Lecter, scary as ever, sings about the life he'd like to lead someday outside the prison walls.

 

David Garrison (Married with Children, Wicked, Titanic) and Jenn Harris (Modern Orthodox, Gaybe, Swan!!!) head the cast of SILENCE! The Musicalwhich also features David Ayers, Harry Bouvy, Ashlee Dupré, Stephen Hanna, Howard Kaye, Topher Nuccio, Ronica V. Reddick, Kimberly Stern, Pamela Bob and Doug Trapp.

 

Created by Jon and Al Kaplan in 2002, SILENCE! The Musical began as a collection of songs on the internet which immediately attracted a staggering number of fans. The Kaplans' subsequent screenplay SILENCE! The Musicalwas adapted by Hunter Bell into a live stage show, which also featured newly composed songs by the brothers. Fueled by a rabid cult following, SILENCE!shattered every box office record at the 2005 FringeNYC Festival, winning the award for Best Musical. SILENCE! met with further success in London where it garnered ecstatic reviews at the Above The Stag Theatre. Victoria Lang, Rich Affannato and Donna Trinkoff produced the original NYC production.

 

Set design for SILENCE! The Musical is by three-time Tony winner Scott Pask, with costume design by David Kaley, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Carl Casella.

 

SILENCE! The Musical is produced Off-Broadway by Theater Mogul, and the playing schedule is Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 PM, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 PM, and Sundays at 3 & 7 PM at the Elektra Theatre, 669 Eighth Avenue (at 42nd St.) Running time is 88 minutes with no intermission. Tickets are available by calling 212-352-3101 or through www.SilenceTheMusical.com.

Silence! The Musical  | Open: 07/09/11 Close: 07/16/11
Following the announcement that SILENCE! would be ending its long run at the end of 2012, ticket sales unexpectedly soared, shattering all previous box office records held by the show. As a result, the producers determined that the production would reopen on January 19th. After opening at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre which was constructed especially for the show.

 

Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, SILENCE! The Musical is the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. The show was selected by Time Magazine as one of the Top 5 Musicals of 2011.

 

In the Academy Award-winning film The Silence of the Lambs, rookie FBI agent Clarice Starling matches wits with the brilliant but insane cannibal, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, to catch the serial killer known only as Buffalo Bill.Clarice faces her own demons while racing the clock to unlock Lecter's clues before another innocent girl is killed and skinned by Buffalo Bill. The laugh-out-loud raunchy satire, SILENCE! The Musical,features a singing chorus of floppy eared lambs narrating the action as Buffalo Bill gleefully dances a hoedown while kidnapping hapless Catherine Martin. Even Dr. Lecter, creepy as ever, sings about the life he'd like to lead someday outside the prison walls.

 

With Sean McDermott (star of Broadway’s Miss Saigon, Grease, Falsettos, andStarlight Express) as Hannibal Lecter, the cast of SILENCE! The Musical also features David Ayers, Pamela Bob, Ashlee Dupré, Stephen Hanna, Howard Kaye, Jeffrey Kuhn, Topher Nuccio, Ronica V. Reddick, Kimberly Stern, Natalie Joy Johnson, and Chuck Ragsdale.

 

Created by Jon and Al Kaplan in 2002, SILENCE! The Musical began as a collection of songs on the internet which immediately attracted a staggering number of fans. The Kaplans' subsequent screenplay SILENCE! The Musical was adapted by Hunter Bell into a live stage show, which also featured newly composed songs by the brothers. Fueled by a rabid cult following, SILENCE! shattered every box office record at the 2005 FringeNYC Festival, winning the award for Best Musical. SILENCE! met with further success in London where it garnered ecstatic reviews at the Above The Stag Theatre.

 

SILENCE! The Musical has hosted an unusually large number of celebrity attendees including Jodie Foster, Matt Bomer (twice), Joan Rivers, Kelly Ripa, Jonathan Demme, James Earl Jones, Josh Groban, Perez Hilton, Rachel Dratch, Justin Kirk, T.R. Knight, Jonathan Groff, Lisa Lampanelli, Andy Dick, Neil Simon, Corbin Bleu, Richard Kind, Alec Mapa, Ben Schwartz, Willie Garson, Steven Pasquale, Mario Cantone, Erin Cummings, Linus Roache, Lindsey Shaw, Stephen Schwartz, David LaChapelle, Jeremy Jordan, Christine Lakin, Chad Allen, Heather Matarazzo, James Lapine, John Kander, Chita Rivera, Danny Burstein, Vicki Lewis, John Billingsley, Georgia Engel, Christian Campbell, Will Swenson, Barrett Foa, Tovah Feldshuh, Randy Harrison, Stephen Flaherty, Julie Brown, Cady Huffman, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Audrey Wasilewski, Barbara Feldon, Shuler Hensley, Michelle Clunie, Reed Birney, Anthony Heald, Donna McKechnie, Telly Leung, and James Barbour.

 

Produced by Theater Mogul, SILENCE! The Musical runs 90 minutes with no intermission, and the playing schedule is Fridays at 7 PM and Saturdays at 2 & 7 PM at the Elektra Theatre, 669 Eighth Avenue (at 42nd St.) Tickets are available by calling 212-352-3101 or through www.SilenceTheMusical.com.