Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

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Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness

Overview

Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence.
You won't be able to resist the spoofy fun of Reefer Madness. The addictive, clever musical numbers range from big Broadway-style showstoppers to swing tunes like 'Down at the Ol' Five and Dime' and the Vegas-style 'Listen to Jesus, Jimmy,' featuring J.C. Himself leading a chorus of showgirl angels. Refeer Madness is a highly stylized and satirical political commentary that will leave you wanting more.

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Cautions

  • Caution Drugs Drugs
  • Artboard 3 Gun Shots
  • Caution Intense Adult Intense Adult Themes
  • Caution Strong Language Strong Language
  • Caution Smoking Smoking

Details

  • Genre: Period, Parody / Spoof
  • Time Period: 1930s
  • Cast Attributes: Ensemble cast, Multicultural casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Adult, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

Authors

Kevin Murphy

Kevin was a producer of the original LA and NY productions of Heathers (Drama Desk nom for music). He also provided lyrics and co-wrote the book for the stage musical Reefer Madness and was a producer on both the original Los Angeles and Off-Broadway productions. Reefer swept ...
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Dan Studney

As composer, Dan Studney won an Emmy Award for the movie version of Reefer Madness. For the original stage show, he received multiple Ovation, Garland and L.A. Drama Critics Circle awards as writer, producer and composer.

He works primarily in film and television, where his wr ...

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