Already closed | 1h 30m | Midtown W

Spamilton

From 441 member  reviews
Members say: Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious

About the show

A satirical musical about the biggest hit on Broadway, written and directed by Gerard Alessandrini, the funnyman behind 'Forbidden Broadway.'  More…

Get ready to laugh at Gerard Alessandrini's parody of 'Hamilton' and all the fan mania it inspires (including his own). 'Spamilton' stars a young virtuoso cast, with special guest stars like Christine Pedi and other 'Forbidden Broadway' divas. 

1h 30m | Already closed | 47th Street Theatre (Midtown W)

Member Reviews (441)

MEMBERS SAY:

Clever, Funny, Entertaining, Great singing, Hilarious
85
Avg Score

88
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if Fan of Hamilton, fan of Broadway. Fabulous talent, hardly a parody.

Don't see it if Closed tonight ... "if" is irrelevant

88
Clever, Funny, Hilarious

See it if Wonderful spoof of all things Broadway and Hamilton. Talented performers!

Don't see it if you don't like uncomfortable theaters where a two drink minimum is required. I'd rather be charged more for the ticket.

84
Funny, Entertaining, Quirky

See it if you liked Forbidden Broadway. This is a funnier version

Don't see it if you're not into improv

88
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if If you love "Broadway" parodies. I haven't seen "Hamilton" yet (I will on Saturday), but, this is making me anxious! It was so funny!

Don't see it if You hate parodies...

71
Fluffy, Hilarious, Funny, Great singing, Quirky

See it if You cannot afford to see Hamilton and would like to learn about Hamilton in a mocking way.

Don't see it if You don’t like parody shows or need more drama.

70
Clever, Cliched, Disappointing, Great singing, Fluffy

See it if you're a Forbidden Broadway completest or will see anything related to That Show.

Don't see it if you'll get sick of the same jokes over and over and will be too frustrated that this kept us from a proper FB edition this year.

76
Clever, Great singing, Fun atmosphere, For hamilton fans only

See it if You're a huge fan of Ham and LMM. Knowledge of Broadway show tunes helps.

Don't see it if You haven't seen Hamilton or dislike Ham-hype; you aren't familiar with Broadway. I'm a big fan but some of the Sondheim references lost me.

90
Clever, Delightful, Funny

See it if you want to see a very clever spoof on Hamilton and the current theater scene

Don't see it if you don't know a lot about the current musical theater scene - especially Hamilton.

81
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Hilarious, Quirky

See it if you're a fan of musicals. It is probably better to have seen Hamilton first as well as having a history of seeing musicals

Don't see it if you have no sense of humor or have never been to a Broadway show before

86
Clever, Entertaining, Great singing

See it if You liked forbidden broadway, and are familiar the shows that have been on broadway lately.

Don't see it if You don't want to laugh or disliked forbidden broadway

80
Clever, Funny, Great singing, Quirky, Entertaining

See it if you are a fan of the classic American musical and especially if you've seen "Hamilton". Dazzlingly talented cast!

Don't see it if you don't know musicals and therefore won't recognize musical references.

74
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Relevant

See it if You've seen Hamilton or any other Broadway musicals over the last few years. Very funny; clever staging and lyrics. Very talented singers.

Don't see it if You don't like musicals and haven't seen any of the more popular shows.

55
Funny, Disappointing

See it if you are obsessed with Hamilton and want to see everything that's even a little bit associated with it.

Don't see it if you are a fan of Forbidden Broadway and want something of that caliber. Some funny parts, but an awful lot of misses.

Also I definitely won't be going back to this theater. During the show they... Read more Read less

92
Funny, Clever, Hilarious, Intelligent, Quirky

See it if you are familiar with Hamilton and other Broadway icons, enjoy a very inspired parody in a somewhat minimal setting.

Don't see it if you are unfamiliar with Hamilton or any other Broadway performers or shows, dislike parodies or have no sense of humor.

Also Spamilton is a brilliant and entertaining parody of Broadway's most fa... Read more Read less

90
Clever, Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great writing

See it if you love musicals, you love hamilton, you love silly, fun-poking at shows, you like light hearted broadway silliness

Don't see it if you don't like parody shows. you don't like silliness and especially silliness about broadway shows.

Also Gerard's shows get better and better each time. this latest one actual... Read more Read less

82
Entertaining, Funny, Ambitious, Delightful, Clever

See it if you like Forbidden Broadway, you want to see Hamilton and/or its creator spoofed.

Don't see it if you haven't seen Hamilton.

85
Delightful, Entertaining, Funny, Great singing, Wonderful parody and tribute

See it if You love musical theater, Lin Manuel and groundbreaking Hamilton. Inventive parody very reminiscent of the beloved musical & actors. So fun!

Don't see it if You worry you'll miss too many inside jokes or it's hard to follow the raps. But it's a lot of fun anyway, just enhanced if you get it all.

88
Delightful, Clever, Great writing, Intelligent, Hilarious

See it if ..you've got the Hamilton score memorized...if you're savvy about last year's shows. Great laughs. Rollicking fun.

Don't see it if you can't give over to the Off Off B'way feel of staging and theater. Very bare bones. Voices were uneven and minimal choreography.

60
Great singing, Insipid, Slow, Relevant

See it if you still can't get tickets to Hamilton.

Don't see it if you save that money for a Hamilton ticket.

Also The best was the woman singer. Good entertainment for a Saturday night... Read more Read less

79
Clever, Delightful, Relevant, Great writing

See it if You are a Broadway fan. There are many "in jokes" and references. The show is a brilliant parody.

Don't see it if You are a Broadway novice.

89
Hilarious, Clever, Delightful, Fun, But too expensive!

See it if you love Hamilton inside and out - the show is great fun!

Don't see it if you haven't seen Hamilton

80
Clever, Hilarious, Fun

See it if you love Broadway & the rise of Hamilton. The actors are fun, committed, & talented. They poke good fun at the show we all love.

Don't see it if you don't enjoy parodies or won't get jokes about other Broadway shows. Also, avoid if you want traditional narrative. This is just good fun

86
Clever, Funny, Edgy, Refreshing, Quirky

See it if you like to see parodies, are a Forbidden Broadway fan or in need of a good laugh.

Don't see it if you are an easily offended fan as they make fun of some popular shows, or if you are expecting a parody of only Hamilton.

79
Clever, Entertaining, Funny, Edgy

See it if you've seen Hamilton & don't mind it being roasted. I'd not seen Hamiliton & missed some of the jokes, but enjoyed the other Bway references

Don't see it if you haven't seen Hamilton or don't know a lot about it. You'll get some of the theater humor, but you'll appreciate it more if you saw Ham.

90
Clever, Funny, Hilarious, Intelligent

See it if you're even remotely into the theater scene and know the landscape of shows currently on the boards.

Don't see it if you're not into theater and have a basic understanding of the shows currently on Broadway.


September 8th, 2016
"Smart, silly and often convulsively funny...Those who know their 'Hamilton' will especially savor the meticulously warped mirror images of specific numbers...'Spamilton' has an energizing, free-associating euphoria that follows one theater obsessive’s prismatic 'mind at work.' Given that 'Hamilt...
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September 8th, 2016
"The bulk of the show is carried by a jaw-dropping ensemble in multiple roles...They drive the hilarity all 75 minutes; the laughs are huge and nonstop, and let’s face it: 'Spamilton' may be the closest you get to 'Hamilton' without going broke or waiting for years. Beneath the jokes and bitchery...
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September 8th, 2016
"The resulting parody is so infectiously fun that it could easily run as long as its inspiration...The talented five-person ensemble exuberantly impersonate their Broadway counterparts...'Spamilton' is not quite up to the level of Alessandrini's best work. Clearly enamored of the show he's spoofi...
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September 9th, 2016
"Ingenious parody 'Spamilton' simultaneously salutes and sends up Miranda and his signature musical. Much is owed to the agile five-member cast of actor-singer-spoofers, but the big kudos go to 'Forbidden Broadway' creator Alessandrini...The overall tone of the satire turns out to be sweet, only ...
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