Apocalyptour: Musical Theater Troupe & YouTube Sensation StarKid in Concert
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Jackie Payne was already a Grammy-nominated veteran blues singer when he began performing with acclaimed blues guitarist Steve Edmonson. The two share a love for the blues and for the lost art of performance that makes each concert exciting and full of energy. Payne's live shows often match the fervor and intensity of a fire and brimstone gospel revival, while Edmonson's melodic guitar playing channels legends such as B.B. King, Jimmie Vaughan and T-Bone Walker. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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A complete waste of money and time. Quite a few people from our section left before we did and we left pretty early. We didn't even make it to the intermission the show. I 100% only recommend going to this show if you love Starkid, already know all the songs they are going to sing, and you are in high school.
StarKid Productions is best described as an ensemble of writers, actors, directors, designers, producers, and other goof-offs. Blending live performance with the accessibility of the internet, Starkid has taken the long-revered art of parody and fumblingly marched forward with it into the 21st century.
StarKid has its roots firmly embedded in the University of Michigan’s School of Music, Theater, and Dance. In April of 2009, with a budget of less than $150, an original script and score, and a cast and creative team chock full of Michigan cohorts, A Very Potter Musical premiered. Three months later, having filmed the live performances for family and friends, writers Nick Lang, Matt Lang, and Brian Holden posted the videos to YouTube, and within days the show had gone viral. In just under two years, StarKid’s original works have garnered more than 64 million views on YouTube, a devoted international fan-base of more 110,000 subscribers, and national attention from MTV, Entertainment Weekly, blogger Perez Hilton, Access Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter, BillBoard.com, New York Magazine, The Detroit Free Press, and National Public Radio. Now based in Chicago, StarKid remains committed in partnership with Al Gore to pioneering the internet as a new outlet for theater distribution.