The Toxic Avenger musical won Best New Musical from the Outer Critics Circle for Off Broadway. It is both a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical -- complete with an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend (a blind librarian and aspiring novelist), a corrupt New Jersey mayor and the most memorable and unbelievable duet you'll see on any New York stage! Audiences from teenagers to senior citizens have enthusiastically embraced this hilarious new musical comedy.
“Hysterically Funny!” (New York Post)
“****! A Rock & Roll Romp!” (Time Out New York)
"Exuberantly Silly.” – (The New York Times)
The Toxic Avenger Musical cast recording
To view a video clip of The Toxic Avenger, click on the title below.
A Superhero for New Jersey (NY Times - Audio Slide Show)
John Rando narrates a look at the stage adaptation of the 1985 cult film The Toxic Avenger.
The Rock Mama in Sensible Shoes (NY Times)
For her role in The Toxic Avenger, Nancy Opel says, it’s all about the shoes.
Nick Cordero, Diana DeGarmo, Demond Green, Nancy Opel, Erin Leigh Peck, Jonathan Root, Jason Wooten
Author: Joe DiPietro (based on the Troma Motion Picture)
Music: David Bryan
Lyrics: Joe DiPietro and David Bryan
Director: John Rando
Choreographer: Wendy Seyb
Producer: Jean Cheever and Tom Polum
Press Agent: O & M
Nominated for 3 2009 Drama Desk Awards
Nominated for 2 2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards
- Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Demond Green
- Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical - Nancy Opel
- Outstanding Book of a Musical - Joe DiPietro
Nominated for 2 2009 Drama League Awards
- Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical - Winner!
- Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Nancy Opel
- Distinguished Production of a Musical
- Distinguished Performance Award - Nancy Opel