Tthe best selling musical ever to play George Street Playhouse, The Toxic Avenger begins performances at New World Stages in New York City March 18th. The Off-Broadway cast includes three actors who appeared in the show in October, Nick Cordero as Toxie, Demond Green as Black Dude, and Nancy Opel as the Mayor. Newcomers to the cast are Sara Chase and Matthew Saldivar.
They all recently recorded the Original Cast Album on Monday March 9th at Avatar Studios! Toxic composer, lyricist, and keyboardist of Bon Jovi, David Bryan served as the producer of the Album (which will feature liner notes by Artistic Director David Saint, and Lloyd Kaufman).
Fans of the show can pre-order their CD at George Street Playhouse in person or by calling the box office at 732-246-7717.
David Bryan recently spoke with the Home News Tribune about the recording, the move off Broadway and the upcoming Broadway debut of another DiPietro/Bryan collaboration- Memphis.
NY1 also covered Toxie's move to Manhattan. You can watch a clip of the coverage right here which includes an interview with Toxie himself, Nick Cordero.
Finally, for all you blog lovers,take a behind the scenes look at rehearsals and check out Joe DiPietro's blog right here
Photo courtesy of Playbill.com posted by Scott Goldman, Executive Assistant