Bayside! The Musical!
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Bayside! The Musical! NYC Reviews and Tickets

74%
(49 Reviews)
Positive
72%
Mixed
18%
Negative
10%
Members say
Funny, Entertaining, Hilarious, Raunchy, Clever

About the Show

National Lampoon's unauthorized raunchy musical parody of the 80s teen sitcom, 'Saved by the Bell.'

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Member Reviews (49)

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83
Clever, Funny, Hilarious

See it if You were a Saved By the Bell fan. Fun, nostalgic show!

Don't see it if You are not a Kelly Kapowski fan.

69
Cliched, Clever, Fluffy

See it if Yes both clever and fluffy too. For those who enjoy a certain sense of humor and satire. I realize that our sense of humor does change.

Don't see it if Not sure how to answer this as at a certain point in life.this would hit the right spot. Read the critics reviews and see if it is for you

Critic Reviews (8)

The New York Times
October 8th, 2013

"So perhaps it was inevitable: “Bayside! The Musical!” — a bawdy, ridiculous, unauthorized parody of the show — is now playing to feverishly enthusiastic, standing-room-only crowds in the East Village. And plenty of audience members dress up like their favorite characters."
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Entertainment Weekly
March 19th, 2014

"In the tiny Theatre 80 on St. Mark’s Place, there’s a certain goofy, raunchy, hilarious magic that happens on stage during Bayside! The Musical!, a raucously inappropriate (and thereby appropriately unauthorized) parody of the late-’80s/early-’90s high school sitcom Saved by the Bell. Millennials, this one’s for you."
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Theater Pizzazz
November 15th, 2013

"Bayside! The Musical! is hammy kitsch at its schmaltziest — as overdone as that lazy string of adjectives. But it accomplishes exactly what it sets out to do: lovingly lampoon a TV show (that was a parody of its own genre to begin with) for an audience of nostalgic late-20s to early 30-somethings."
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Front Row Center
September 16th, 2014

"Their book is a hilarious panorama of raunch, homo-eroticism, dream sequences and modern satire, while their score pays tribute not only to 90’s power ballads, Meatloaf and the B52’s, but Alan Menken, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim as well."
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Stage Buddy
September 12th, 2014

"The best parodies are those that not onlysatirize the elements and traits of their subject, but those where the jokes land with equal amounts of humor and heart. This hilarious take on 90’s sitcom Saved by the Bell is filled with loving nods to the show, pitch perfect performances from the ensemble and melancholy commentary on how much the world has changed since the show originally aired."
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November 12th, 2013

"The McSmith’s aim their searing and homo-skewed wits toward the 1989-93 high schooler sitcom that many of us knew as that-show-that-was-on-after-school. Alas, its endearing charms were enduring after all, and the McSmiths have shown us the extent of its comedic possibilities through this zippy musical parody."
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May 19th, 2014

"I was laughing from the start. By the end of the show, the sides of my mouth actually hurt from smiling so much. Everything about the musical was perfect — the songs (some of the lyrics are outstanding and so well done), the acting, the raunchiness…I can’t get it out of my head. I’m dying to see this over and over again."
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Broadway Voice
October 7th, 2014

"What happens when you bring together classic television characters, brand new creative music, and enough sidesplitting comedy to make you hurt for days? You get the absolutely hilarious new comedy “Bayside: The Musical!” ... You could easily describe the show as a combination of High School Musical and Avenue Q, and that’s enough to sell me a ticket."
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