reported in the NY TIMES, is that they added a new closing number with more flying around the theatre and ending with the movie's famous upside down kiss w/Mary Jane. This is news? Really?!
Look--if you want some actual news about what's happening on Broadway these days, the funniest new musical to hit the Great White Way since AVENUE Q is opening in March and you probably haven't heard much about it. Trust me, you will hear more as word spreads about THE BOOK OF MORMON, a collaboration between the South Park guys (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) and the creator of AVENUE Q.
I was lucky enough to catch the show in a workshop production at the Vineyard Theatre in 2009 and it was awesome. It's about a couple young Mormon's who get sent on their first missionary trip to Africa....comic chaos ensues. It is full of tasteless but hilarious laugh-til-you-cry jokes and some outrageous songs in the style of TEAM AMERICA'S crazier bits (remember the AIDS number?). I don't want to give all the good stuff away so I'm gonna leave it at that. Previews begin February 24th and the show will actually open a month later, on March 24th. Take that Spidey!