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Broadway's Big Stars Protest Russia's Ban on 'Gay Propaganda' with Epic Musical Number: VIDEO


Russian Broadway has been shut down after the government deems all theatre 'homosexual propaganda'!

That's the premise behind a new spoof featuring some of Broadway's biggest stars created by John Walton West and composed by Jason Michael Snow.

Michael Urie, Andrew Rannells (below), Harvey Fierstein, Roger Rees, Laura Osnes, Joanna Gleason, Analeigh Ashford, Andy Karl, Santino Fontana, Andrea McArdle, Stephen Schwartz, Eric Anderson, Ann Harada, Michael Cerveris, Laura Benanti and Stephanie J. Block (as lesbian cosmonauts!), Sierra Boggess, Leslie Kritzer, John Bolton, Jackie Hoffman, Lena Rocker Hall, Jeremy Jordan and Jonathan Groff (as gay Olympian lovers, above)

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

(via new york theater)


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  1. BRILLIANT!!!!

    Posted by: Rad | Jan 24, 2014 10:38:46 AM

  2. I love the cause-me-not song!

    Posted by: Gord | Jan 24, 2014 10:59:28 AM

  3. Loved it! So many great moments but the lesbian cosmonauts were the tops.

    Posted by: scudpipe | Jan 24, 2014 11:11:57 AM

  4. I guess...Not all Broadway is gay....

    Posted by: Ankerich | Jan 24, 2014 11:49:16 AM

  5. This was great!

    Posted by: Howard B | Jan 24, 2014 1:55:08 PM

  6. That's one of the strongest Broadway scores I've heard in years, even if it's just snippets.

    Posted by: Dback | Jan 24, 2014 3:27:59 PM

  7. Very very good- both funny satire and surprisingly touching- BRAVO to all involved!

    Posted by: jarago | Jan 24, 2014 5:17:24 PM

  8. Great job - a lot of work went into this. I wonder who the intended audience is, particularly at that length. It's preaching to the converted at sites like this.

    It should be shown before every Broadway musical, except they don't do that sort of thing. Not to mention having not having screens and projectors and the right sound system.

    Posted by: emjayay | Jan 24, 2014 11:32:31 PM

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