Our 10 Favorite Jokes From Hedwig’s Hurt Locker Fauxgram

first_img Related Shows 10. “What’s With All These Goats?” Other fictional songs include the power ballad “When Love Explodes (Love Theme From the Hurt Locker),” “Army of One,” “Baghdad Mornin’ (Hello, Hazmat),” “Call Me After Call to Prayer,” “Can’t Camouflage Love” and our personal favorite, “Your Body is the Bomb (Literally).” 9. The Weisslers will meet you at Sardi’s Legendary real-life Broadway producers Barry and Fran Weissler are credited as the producers of Hurt Locker. In their bio, they write, “If you have an idea for a new Broadway musical, come talk to them at Sardi’s after the show!” 1. The run time is six hours and four minutes The musical, which ran for one performance, closed at intermission, which we assume was about three hours in. They never even get to their big number, “The Humvee With the Roof-Mounted Machine Gun on Top!” 5. The “How Many Have You Seen” list We spent 15 minutes combing through the insane list of other fake shows on Broadway, including Gravity on Ice, with Johnny Weir and Nancy Kerrigan; Container Store: The Musical; The Entire Bible performed by Fiona Shaw; and Soulcycle on Broadway, playing at the JetBlue Jamba Juice Theatre. Hedwig and the Angry Inch View Comments 7. La Paciencia is an understudy Other understudies include D.P. Ression, Will Neverbee, Jimmy S. Corner, Jorge Nuncapagado, Wade Down and Hope Gawn. Star Files 8. It features strobe lights & gluten It also employs smoke, actual bombs, soft shrapnel, loud sounds, three dogs, nudity, torture, cat dander and an unpleasant moment involving an eyelid. The musical also presumably answers the oft-asked question “What is the combination to a locker full of hurt?” 4. Taye Diggs quotes Rent in his bio Meanwhile, Taye Diggs—yes, the actual Taye Diggs—stars in the fake musical, alongside Bobby Cannavale and Michael Cerveris (who played Hedwig off-Broadway) and fictional stars like “Hunter Taylor Thompson-Tyler.” In his bio, Diggs “reminds you that Rent doesn’t pay itself.” 2. Steven Hoggett is “movement director” Real-life choreographer Steven Hoggett is listed as the “director of movement” while “actual choreography” is credited to somebody named Darrin, whose off-Broadway credits include Screams of Cher and Puppetry of the Naked Penises Singing. Show Closed This production ended its run on Sept. 13, 2015 Before you get your world rocked by Neil Patrick Harris and Lena Hall in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway, show up to the Belasco Theatre a few minutes early and check under your seat for trash. If you’re lucky, you might discover a discarded program from the fictional Hurt Locker musical, which purportedly ran at the Belasco for one performance before Hedwig moved in. The fake program created by Amanda Duarte, Mike Albo and Rogers Eckersley is an absolute must-read. If you haven’t gotten your hands on a copy yet, check out the highlights below. 6. Metallica & Stephen R. Schwartz wrote it No, not Stephen Schwartz, who composed Wicked. Stephen R. Schwartz, who took over when Metallica supposedly “quit two days into their work on Hurt Locker due to creative differences.” 3. Adele Dazeem’s sister is in it That’s right, D’Bree Dazeem, “sister of Broadway legend Adele Dazeem, but solidly her own person and a unique and special talent,” plays Mala in Hurt Locker. She is filling in for Adele, who supposedly slipped out of her flight harness and shattered her first and second metatarsals. Get well soon, Adele. Lena Halllast_img read more

AFCON 2015:Tamale to host Ghana-Togo clash next month

first_imgGFA President has announced, the Tamale Sports Stadium will be the venue for Ghana’s clash with Togo’s Hawks in November in an endorsement of a highly-rated reception the Black Stars received in the Northern regional capital Wednesday.An elated Kwesi Nyantakyi confirmed this to Metro TV after Ghana’s senior national team, the Black Stars secured a good win over Guinea to enhance their chances of qualifying for Morocco 2015.Residents of Tamale lived up to their promise to adore the team and adorn the Tamale stadium in the beautiful national colours. It was the first time the Black Stars played before their fans in Tamale.Fans in motorcades ushered the team bus to Tamale and the regional capital was literally drained of people after the game kicked off.Abdul Majeed Waris, Mubarak Wakaso, Abdul Rahman and the Ayew Brothers are the five players who hail from Tamale and hailed the decision to play there as a dream come true.The team responded beating Guinea 3-1 to top their group.The Black Stars moved from playing their home matches in Accra after what analyst say was lackadiscal support for the team. They pitched a new home in the heartbeat of Ghana’s football passion, Kumasi, the Ashanti regional capital.But after a poor World Cup campaign in Brazil in June this year, the love turned sour. The team in their first qualifying match against Uganda had to play against their opponents the Ugandan Cranes and against a hostile fans who booed the team.The 20,000 seater stadium in Tamale could now be vying for the position of the Black Stars third fan ‘affair’last_img read more