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50 SHADES; THE MUSICAL at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

 

Photo by Ed Krieger

Photo by Ed Krieger

 

Myron Meisel – The Hollywood Reporter

Word is out: the three 50 Shades of Grey books have reached 100 million in sales, taking only a few years to equal the entire James Bond ouevre over decades, making it every bit as ripe for spoofery. While this musical parody may never reach the hilarious heights of the gold standard for this sort of japery, The Book of Mormon, confined as it is to a rather pedestrian target, this gleeful cataloguing of flavors of sex beyond plain vanilla hits the giggly bulls-eye with unerring consistency. Read more…

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