Big Band Musical Babalu-cy: The Art of Desi Arnaz Off-Broadway
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The last date listed for Babalu-cy was Sunday November 30, 2008 / 3:00pm.
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This hilarious, unauthorized new musical takes the naughty book series that took the public by storm and gives it a satirical twist with clever pop music additions. This hysterical romp will have you have you dancing in the aisles as the cast of four belts out hilarious parodies of popular hit songs from Britney Spears' "Hit Me One More Time" and Madonna's "Like a Virgin" to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" as they spoof Fifty Shades of Grey. Grab your friends and don't forget to bring your inner goddess to what's sure to be a sassy, sexy night of music and laughter at Actors Temple Theater. Learn More
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- 2008 Backstage Bistro Award Winner
- "Greg Purnagen is simply 'delicioso.'" --<em>Cabaret Scenes</em>
- "Too good to miss." --<em>Cabaret Exchange</em>
- "Purnhagen showed a wickedly deft comic side with his antics, dance moves, straw hat and some terrific patter. Backed by a 'smoking hot' 7 piece Latin Band, the audience was quickly involved with a lot of clapping and foot stomping to the incessant beat of another era." --<em>After Dark</em>
Greg Purnhagen, a classically-trained singer, along with his long-time musical director, David Cook, has created several well-received shows at clubs in New York, As a cast member of Rendezvous - An Evening With Piaf, Brel, Aznavour& Friends (2008 MAC Nominee), he appeared at Feinstein's at Loews Regency & the Metropolitan Room.
Babalu-cy – the Art of Desi Arnaz, debuted at the Metropolitan Room in July 2007, winning a 2008 Back Stage Bistro Award for “Best Theme Show.” In addition, Purnhagen has toured extensively in the US, Europe, the Far East, Australia & Russia, working with such avant-garde luminaries as Philip Glass, Mary Zimmerman, Robert Wilson, Meredith Monk & John Kelly.