Spamilton, the Parody and Noel Coward Scholar Barry Day

Gerard Alessandrini, creator of the hit Off-Broadway revue Forbidden Broadway, presents performances from Spamilton, the hit Off-Broadway send-up of the Broadway hit Hamilton, featuring the review's original cast members . Scholar Barry Day discusses his adaptation of the never-produced Coward musical Hoi Polloi (presented by Musicals Tonight! at Theatre Row).

Air Date 10/22/16

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