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The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway. 
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Post The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway.
Yay or nay?

Personally, I thought it was fantastic as an Off-Broadway show, but I don't really think it has what it takes to be on Broadway. It's just my opinion, but I like the show better in a small, intimate venue.

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Post Re: The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway.
A lot of people said the same thing about Urinetown 10 years ago. But it lasted on Broadway for over 2 years.

You're right that a too-large theater could sap some of the life out of the show, but if they can find the right place, I think it could have a moderately successful run.

Plus, I think that Broadway could use a little of what Toxie brings, even if it's for a limited period of time.

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Post Re: The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway.
I would love to see it make it there because it was so enjoyable, I think it could have a nice little run on Broadway.

That said, I agree that the wrong theater (size) would kill it pretty easily. But with the right theater/set up, it would definitely be worth a shot. (I'd give anything to be able to see it again. I LOVED that show!)


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Post Re: The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway.
The Booth Theatre could be a good option for them! Other Desert Cities is closing January 8 and nothing's planned to replace them according to the Broadway Real Estate on Playbill.com

The Samuel J. Friedman Theatre will also be available in April!
The Helen Hayes too, but I don't thing that Rock of Ages will be closing soon!

That's the 3 theatre that, I think, could be good options for The Toxic Avenger.

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Post Re: The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway.
The John Golden Theater is fairly intimate, as well. Now that NORMAL HEART is finally gone, I'm not sure what's playing there now.

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Seminar is playing at the Golden until March 4, 2012!

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Post Re: The Toxic Avenger- Possibly moving to Broadway.
MunkustrapQC wrote:
Seminar is playing at the Golden until March 4, 2012!


A David Mamet knockoff by the writer of Catwoman? Sounds like a hit to me! :roll:

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