Saturday, July 7, 2018

THE TOXIC AVENGER - Mesa Encore Theatre - April 5-21, 2019



Book and Lyics by Joe DiPietro, Music and Lyrics by David Bryan
Based on Lloyd Kaufman's film of the same name

in the Farnsworth Studio

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.  With book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music and lyrics by David Bryan, the show also features the most memorable and unbelievable duet you'll ever see on any stage.

Melvin Ferd, the Third, wants to clean up Tromaville, 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.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 7:30 PM
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 7:30 PM
Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 2:30 PM
Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 7:30 PM
Friday, Apr 12, 2019 7:30 PM
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 2:30 PM
Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 7:30 PM
Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 2:30 PM
Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 7:30 PM
Friday, Apr 19, 2019 7:30 PM
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 2:30 PM
Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 7:30 PM
Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 2:30 PM

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