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Jim Beckerman


Nationality:    USA
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Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid, The

Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid, The

This show is part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. Based on the hilarious, but little known "Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel" radio show, The Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid is a laugh-filled, tune-filled, Marx-filled extravaganza featuring all-new songs, including "Babes in Baghdad" and "Slimy Rhythm." In the show, when William Tecumseh Flywheel, Fiorello Ravelli, and Ringling T. Ringling are let loose on an unsuspecting radio station, the airwaves will never be safe for detergent commercials again! It's zany! It's crazy! It's a night at the radio studio you'll never forget! and yes, it's The Most Ridiculous Thing You Ever Hoid.

Book by Andy Seiler, Jim Beckerman, And Fred Wemyss; Lyrics by Jim Beckerman And Andy Seiler; Music by Jim Beckerman

1st Produced:
Urban Stages
259 West 30th Street, New York, NY 10001    30 Sep 2010


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