The Toxic Avenger
A NEXTstage Repertory student production
April 17 - 26
Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center
book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro
music and lyrics by David Bryan
Based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult film and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, The Toxic Avenger is a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all: an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play... well, everyone else... bullies, mobsters, old ladies and stiletto-wearing back up singers.
Melvin Ferd, the Third, wants to clean up Tromville, the most polluted town in New Jersey (just off Exit 13B on the Turnpike). Foiled by the mayor's bullies, Melvin is dumped into a vat of radioactive toxic waste, only to reemerge as The Toxic Avenger, New Jersey's first superhero. Affectionately known as Toxie, our new hero is a seven-foot mutant freak with superhuman strength and a heart as big as Newark. He's out to save New Jersey, end global warming, and woo the blind librarian in town.
The Toxic Avenger is presented by special arrangement with Musical Theatre International.
Child (under 12) / Student
$25.00 ALL SEATS w/ Buy One / Get One Rush Special
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