Forbidden Broadway, Vol. 7: 2001 - A Spoof Odyssey

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All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
Like its predecessors, this volume from the Forbidden Broadway troupe skewers more than its share of sacred cows. From the Disneyfication of Broadway to the cult of Dame Judi Dench, the 27 songs on this volume manage to make fun of an amazing array of elements of New York theater, while simultaneously showing a great love (though not always respect) for some of the best things about it. Funny and irreverent, performances that mimic Ethel Merman and Elton John doing "I've Got Rhythm" or Cheryl Ladd in Annie Get Your Gun hit the mark. Other highlights include "The Full Monty," "Liza Minnelli 2001," and "Angela Lansbury."
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stacia Proefrock
Like its predecessors, this volume from the Forbidden Broadway troupe skewers more than its share of sacred cows. From the Disneyfication of Broadway to the cult of Dame Judi Dench, the 27 songs on this volume manage to make fun of an amazing array of elements of New York theater, while simultaneously showing a great love (though not always respect) for some of the best things about it. Funny and irreverent, performances that mimic Ethel Merman and Elton John doing "I've Got Rhythm" or Cheryl Ladd in Annie Get Your Gun hit the mark. Other highlights include "The Full Monty," "Liza Minnelli 2001," and "Angela Lansbury."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/13/2001
  • Label: Drg
  • UPC: 021471262728
  • Catalog Number: 12627
  • Sales rank: 222,343

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Forbidden Broadway 2001 (Another Op'nin,' Another Show, by Cole Porter) - Felicia Finley (2:06)
  2. 2 Futuristic Stewardess / Usherette (Come Fly With Me, by Cahn-Van Heusen - Felicia Finley (1:15)
  3. 3 Judi Dench (Why Can't The English? by Lerner-Loewe) (1:49)
  4. 4 Trouble in New York City (Trouble, by Meredith Willson) (3:25)
  5. 5 The Music Man Revival 2001 (Till There Was You, by Willson) [The Music Man - Felicia Finley (3:08)
  6. 6 Cole Porter (You're The Top, by Porter) / (From This Moment On, by Port (1:51)
  7. 7 Kiss Me, Kate Revival 2001 (Wunderbar, by Cole Porter) [Kiss Me Kate Re (1:48)
  8. 8 I Hate Ben - Marin Mazzie (I Hate Men, by Cole Porter) [I Hate Ben-Mari (1:37)
  9. 9 Cheryl Ladd in Annie Get Your Gun (There's No Business Like Show Busine (1:27)
  10. 10 Miss Saigon Farewell (Why God Why?, by Schönberg - Maltby, Jr. - Boubli (2:27)
  11. 11 Saturday Night Fiasco (Stayin' Alive, by B., M. & R. Gibb) (1:45)
  12. 12 Gwen Verdon & The Fosse Dancers (I'm a Brass Band, by Coleman-Fields) / (3:47)
  13. 13 Liza Minelli 2001 / Alan Cumming in Cabaret (Wilkommen, by Kander-Ebb) (3:48)
  14. 14 Let's Ruin Times Square Again (Let's Do The Time Warp Again, by O'Brien - Felicia Finley (3:03)
  15. 15 Ethel Merman & Elton John (I've Got Rhythm, by Gershwin - Gershwin) / O (4:07)
  16. 16 Beauty's Been Decreased (Beauty and the Beast, by Menken-Ashman) - Felicia Finley (2:03)
  17. 17 Being Lupone (Being Alive, by Sondheim) (1:52)
  18. 18 Sondheim's Blues (Buddy's Blues, by Sondheim) (2:57)
  19. 19 Streisand's Farewell Tour (Happy Days Are Here Again, by Yellen-Ager) / (4:24)
  20. 20 Les Miz 2001 / Edith Piaf / Milord, by Monnot-Moustaki / Javert / Stars (3:35)
  21. 21 Aida / Amneris Intro (Every Story Is A Love Story, by John-Rice) / Heat - Felicia Finley (2:55)
  22. 22 Elaborate Sets (Aida Cont.) (Elaborate Lives, by John-Rice) [Elaborate - Felicia Finley (1:04)
  23. 23 Angela Lansbury (I Don't Want To Know, by Herman) (3:39)
  24. 24 The Full Monty (Let It Go, by Yazbek) - Felicia Finley (2:35)
  25. 25 76 Hit Shows (76 Trombones, by Meredith Willson) - Danny Gurwin (3:08)
  26. 26 Bows-Ta-Ta Folks (Another Op'nin', Another Show, by Cole Porter) (0:31)
  27. 27 Joseph and the Amazin High "C" - Bonus Track (Any Dream Will Do, by Web (1:49)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Christine Pedi Vocals, Track Performer
Danny Gurwin Vocals, Track Performer
Felicia Finley Vocals
Catherine Stornetta Piano
Tony Nation Vocals
Technical Credits
George Gershwin Composer
A. L. Webber Composer
Stephen Sondheim Composer, Lyricist
Irving Berlin Composer, Lyricist
Jerry Herman Composer, Lyricist
Kander Composer
Richard Adler Composer
Howard Ashman Lyricist
Alain Boublil Composer, Lyricist
Sammy Cahn Composer
Brad Ellis Musical Supervision
Dorothy Fields Lyricist
Hugh Fordin Executive Producer
Ira Gershwin Lyricist
Alan Jay Lerner Composer
Richard Maltby Jr. Lyricist
Alan Menken Composer
Cole Porter Composer, Lyricist
Alan Silverman Mastering
James Van Heusen Lyricist
Meredith Willson Composer, Lyricist
David Yazbek Composer, Lyricist
Jack Yellen Composer
Tim Rice Lyricist
Cynthia Daniels Engineer, Engineering
Frederick Loewe Lyricist
Lucas Deaver Artwork, Illustrations
Fred Ebb Composer, Lyricist
John Freedson Producer
Herbert Kretzmer Lyricist
Gerard Alessandrini Liner Notes
Marguerite Monnot Composer
Amy Morton Art Direction
Phillip George Lyricist
Claude-Michel Schoenberg Composer, Lyricist
Ken Fallin Cover Art
Robin Gibb Composer, Lyricist
Ross Lyricist
Coleman Composer
Richard O'Brien Composer, Lyricist
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