Friday, August 26, 2016

For the 2016-2017 season kicking into gear

With the great Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole on their way back to Broadway, here's a cell phone salute, 

"I'll Get You Kicked Out of Here" - a now-I've-seen-it-all, world-weary parody of "I Get a Kick Out of You"  (parody sung and created with Sheree Sano)


video

(post was updated Oct. 16, 2016)


(I'm told you have to have "Flash" on your computer to play this, but that most computers do.)




And with the 2016-17 season getting into gear, we look back at some of our past YouTube parodies relating to people who are anticipated to be coming back to New York theatres during the coming season:

OUR MINI-MUSICAL "A LITTLE SITE MUSIC, OR EVERY DAY A LITTLE NET" - 
parody sung by Jan Horvath

"Chatting is a Show's Best Friend" parody-tribute to Megan Hilty's earlier 
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes triumph:  (parody sung by Sheree Sano)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kUa5GGeLdH8

Al Pacino’s transfer to Broadway was big box office, the producers trying to get him to extend
SHYLOCK, a parody of SKYLARK    (parody sung by Jan Horvath)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATx9lb04HIw   parody sung by Jan Horvath

With Emma Stone's triumphant arrival in CABARET: this was our parody-tribute to Emma Stone
CABARET / GO TELL EMMA  - "Don't Tell Mama" parody - parody sung by Sheree Sano

Bette Midler as Sue Mengers "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" YouTube parody 


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L-JxVU5tTxM 
   sung by Jan Horvath

THE CAST OF "HAIR" INVADING THE AUDIENCE 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQQnN5liEAw  parody sung by Leenya Rideout



And in honor of the Petula Clark musical at Goodpeed, 
our loving "Don't Sleep in the Subway" spoof from when Ms. Clark played at Feinstein's
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WQiQ9FhEBI     parody sung by Sheree Sano

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Lyric to honor the New York Times ArtsBeat column


Since I'd been writing lyrics in the NY Times reader-comment section for so long, the Times asked me to write a "parody lyric" on the subject of the ArtsBeat column coming to an end after all these years.  

It's at this link, towards the end of the article; you just have to scroll down a bit:

http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/06/01/service-advisory-artsbeat-is-finished/




Sunday, May 15, 2016

With the TSA and airport screening back in the news again

With the TSA and airport screening back in the news again this past week, we reprise our tribute to those full-body screening machines at the airport

Fly Me in the Nude (parody of Fly Me to the Moon)






Also, a favorite old flying photo (on a helicopter shopping trip with the Kelmans in Chicago)










Friday, April 29, 2016