South Park Exposes Broadway's Dirty Little Secret

Matt Cherette · 10/27/11 04:02AM

The Book of Mormon is Broadway's hottest ticket, so it seemed fitting that the guys behind the show, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, would come up with a musical-themed episode of South Park this season. They did just that tonight with a story about how going to Broadway musicals encourages women to perform oral sex. Odd! But as you'll see in this clip of highlights, that was just the tip of the iceberg.

Dissecting Grey's Anatomy's Reprehensible Musical Episode

Whitney Jefferson · 04/01/11 11:30AM

Not every show on television can be Glee, and Grey's Anatomy proved this theory last night with their "interesting" take on the dramatic musical. Sure, many of the cast members have appeared on Broadway before, but that does not mean the trainwreck was worth the extra three minutes that screwed up your DVR last night.

Watch the Spider-Man Cast's Weird Late Show Performance

Matt Cherette · 03/02/11 12:56AM

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, the forever-delayed, utterly doomed musical from Julie Taymor, Bono and the Edge, is still in previews. But that doesn't mean that the cast can't perform a weirdly tame song on David Letterman's Late Show!

If Office Space Was a Musical

Matt Cherette · 11/11/10 02:20PM

Remember Office Space, the stapler-centric disgruntled workers' cult favorite? Did you ever imagine the movie as a musical? Well, whether you did or didn't, here it is: a deliciously short—and sweet—Broadway-esque parody version of the film. Watch inside.

Three Reasons Why We Won't Be Watching MTV's 'Legally Blonde' Reality Show

Molly Friedman · 05/05/08 06:30PM

As Variety reports today, MTV just greenlit eight episodes of a new reality show called The Search For Elle Woods, in which ten blonde hopefuls will compete to play the lead in Broadway's version of Legally Blonde. Reminiscent of NBC's You're The One That I Want, that high-kicking monstrosity in which amateur dancing, singing, crying, laughing Great White Way hopefuls danced their little hearts out for the chance to star in last year's revival of Grease, this one will thankfully rely on judges instead of America to determine the winner. But after hearing the details behind MTV's production plans, our initial sense is that the summer series will be utterly unwatchable. Three reasons why this show should not go on, after the jump: