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New Jersey's first Superhero takes the stage in this monster of a comedy based on the classic cult film.
The Toxic Avenger, winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, 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. 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.
It's a toxic love story with an environmental twist! The Toxic Avenger will leave audiences laughing in the aisles as it rocks the house. Featuring a wailin' rock score by David Bryan, this comical musical has something for everyone to enjoy.
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The original Cat In The Hat for the "Suessical" workshop was none other than SCTV's Andrea Martin who has appeared on Broadway in "My Favorite Year" and "Candide." She was nominated for Tony® Awards for both shows, and won for "My Favorite Year."