Bayside The Musical to Celebrate 200th Show
Bayside! The Musical! - the hilarious unauthorized parody of the Saturday morning show "Saved by the Bell" is celebrating its 200th show the week of January 21 with a special performances entitled "Bayside! The Musical: Deleted Scenes" Every performance will have additional scenes that were originally deleted for reasons only known by Zack Morris.
Some additional "deleted" scenes might include:
The Death of Screech! The Impregnation of Kelly KaPOWski! Dustin Diamond's Bar Fight Reenactment! The Death of Mr. Belding! Lisa Turtle Shops for a New Blouse! The Death of that Blouse! EVEN MORE CAFFEINE PILLS!
Bayside! tackles all the tough questions: Will Zack and Kelly break up? Will Slater quit wrestling forever? Screech die? This show has it all: brick-sized cell phones, homoerotic wrestling, abject feminism, sexy ducks covered in oil, Trapper Keepers, and the perils of caffeine addiction.
Bayside! The Musical! features book, music, lyrics and direction by Bob and Tobly McSmith(Showgirls! The Musical!, JonBenet! Murder Mystery Theater!). The choreography is by Jason Wise ("Fiddler at 50" at Symphony Space, Michael John LaChiusa's See What I Wanna See at The Producers Club), who also serves as associate director. The music director is Susan O'Dea. Scenic design is by Bryan Hartlett. Lighting design is by Adam Lash. Sound design is by Lauren Vargas. Pit members include Bob and Tobly McSmith (guitar and bass), Steve Espinola (keyboards), and Jordyn Blakely (drums). Bayside! The Musical! Is produced by National Lampoon.
The cast features Sam Harvey as Zack Morris, Katie Mebane as Kelly KaPOWski, Micah Cower as A.C. Slater, Adi Spencer as Jessie Spano, Justin Cimino as Samuel "Screech" Powers, Shamira Clark as Lisa Turtle, Amanda Nicholas as Every Other Student at Bayside and former New York City mayoral candidate Seth Blum as Mr. Belding.
Bayside! The Musical! Original Cast Recording! was released on March 17, 2014 and is available on iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, Spotify and all digital media outlets.
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Bayside is performed Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8:00 PM at Theatre 80. Tickets are $25 - $35. To purchase, log onto www.BaysideTheMusical.com or visit the Theatre 80 box office. Theatre 80 is located at 80 St. Mark's Place at First Avenue. By subway, take the 6 to Astor Place, the N/R to 8th Street or the L to First Avenue.