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Rude Awakening musical (2008)

This project is somewhat departs from the classical understanding of the musical. It says more than 10 different stories, which are parodies on the famous Broadway and Off-Broadway productions. These include both the modern and the classic works of theater. The show is conceived, written and created by a single person – Gerard Alessandrini. Last gave to production 30 years of his life, which is pretty impressive. In the example of the above-mentioned, everyone can see what a sincere devotion to his favorite business is. In 2006, Alessandrini won the Honorable Tony Award for outstanding achievements in the field of theater. At 95%, it is a merit of the great work done in a series of great performances.

Forbidden Broadway show has been staged for more than 25 years. As for the part ‘Rude Awakening’, its first show took place on October 2007 in New York's 47th Street Theatre, the second name of which is Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre. Musical is still demonstrated to the audience, not fading in interest from year to year. In directing of production, two people are involved: G. Alessandrini and P. George. Producing and promotion of the project fell on the shoulders of G. Hoffman, J. Kravat & M. Shibaoka. In addition to them, performance includes: costume designer A. Colt, musical director D. Caldwell, lighting designer M. Janowitz, stage manager J. Griffith and others.

The cast of the musical is without star names: J. Bradshaw, J. Dickinson, J. Donegan & V. Fagan. Over time, cast suffered some changes. In particular, M. West replaced J. Donegan & M. Lewis came on the place of J. Dickinson. In addition, there were many rotations at the positions of the choreographer. In 2008, the project was nominated and then – won Drama Desk Award. A month after, it was recorded on CD, containing the best 21 songs. Album release was timed to the 25th anniversary of the histrionics.
Release date: 2008
Last Update:July, 12th 2016

Rude Awakening lyrics list

  1. It's D'sgusting (It's D'Lovely) Lyrics It's D'sgusting (It's D'Lovely) Video  add
  2. Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening Lyrics Forbidden Broadway: Rude Awakening Video  add
  3. Medley: Marry Poppins: Chim Chim Cher-ee/Supercalifragilisticexpialadocious Lyrics Medley: Marry Poppins: Chim Chim Cher-ee/Supercalifragilisticexpialadocious Video  add
  4. Curtains For Curtains (Slow People) Lyrics Curtains For Curtains (Slow People) Video  add
  5. Medley: Company: Company/Being Alive Lyrics Medley: Company: Company/Being Alive Video  add
  6. Grey Gardens (The Revolutionary Costume For Today) Lyrics Grey Gardens (The Revolutionary Costume For Today) Video  add
  7. Medley: Jersey Goys: Sherry/Walk Like a Man/Big Girls Don't Cry Lyrics Medley: Jersey Goys: Sherry/Walk Like a Man/Big Girls Don't Cry Video  add
  8. The Be-Littled Mermaid (Part Of Your World) Lyrics
  9. Medley: Spamalot: Camelot/The Song That Goes Like This Lyrics Medley: Spamalot: Camelot/The Song That Goes Like This Video  add
  10. Medley: Even More Miserables: C'est Magnifique/Master Of the House/On My Own Lyrics Medley: Even More Miserables: C'est Magnifique/Master Of the House/On My Own Video  add
  11. Medley: A Chorus Line: God, I Hope I Get It/One Lyrics Medley: A Chorus Line: God, I Hope I Get It/One Video  add
  12. You Can't Stop the Camp (You Can't Stop the Beat) Lyrics
  13. Medley: Wicked & the Flying Monkeys: Defying Gravity/Don't Monkey With Broadway Lyrics Medley: Wicked & the Flying Monkeys: Defying Gravity/Don't Monkey With Broadway Video  add
  14. Medley: Spring Awakening: Mack the Knife/Mama Who Bore Me/Totally F***ed Lyrics Medley: Spring Awakening: Mack the Knife/Mama Who Bore Me/Totally F***ed Video  add
  15. Finale (What I Did For Love) Lyrics Finale (What I Did For Love) Video  add
  16. Medley: Yoko Ono On Broadway: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'/Oklahoma!/Imagine Lyrics Medley: Yoko Ono On Broadway: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'/Oklahoma!/Imagine Video  add
  17. Medley: Sour Charity: Hey Big Spender/If You Could See Me Now/There's Gotta Be Something Better Than Lyrics Medley: Sour Charity: Hey Big Spender/If You Could See Me Now/There's Gotta Be Something Better Than Video  add
  18. Chicago-Give 'Em the Old Star Replacement (Razzle Dazzle) Lyrics Chicago-Give 'Em the Old Star Replacement (Razzle Dazzle) Video  add
  19. Medley: Light In the Piazza: Statues & Stories/Say It Somehow/Tonight Lyrics Medley: Light In the Piazza: Statues & Stories/Say It Somehow/Tonight Video  add
  20. The Impossible Song (The Impossible Dream) Lyrics The Impossible Song (The Impossible Dream) Video  add
  21. Medley: Doubt: Who's Afraid Of the Big Bad Wolf/Shout Lyrics Medley: Doubt: Who's Afraid Of the Big Bad Wolf/Shout Video  add
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