This musical tells the story of a high school where everyone is pop punk, it's always 2003, and there's never been anything cooler than shredding, pizza, and flipping off your lame-ass parents. More…
Derek, a young wannabe pop-punk frontman, wants nothing more than to become king of Pop Punk High and win Amanda Bunkface's angsty, straight-ironed love. It seems all but impossible for a loser like Derek, but when he finds a bong in his attic containing the ghost/genie of Avril Lavigne, his wildest dreams may become reality after all. 'Pop Punk High' features a score reminiscent of blink-182 and Sum 41, and a book full of obscene humor.
See it if You loved the pop-punk era (early 2000s) and can tolerate a show that's very light on plot and emotional arc. You have had a few drinks.
Don't see it if You don't remember or don't care about this type of music or this particular aspect of pop-culture history. You don't enjoy kitschy shows.
See it if you like silly parodies and were a fan or early 00's pop punk music
Don't see it if you dont like/know about early 00's pop punk music. Feel uncomfortable with vulgarity or a lot of swearing
See it if you like campy musical theatre with a rock music score. Sit against the wall or in the very back if you prefer more legroom.
Don't see it if you find table seating in a mildly cramped space in the back room of a bar to be undesirable, or if you don’t like loud tunes or bad words.
See it if You're up for a parody musical evening out for the stroll down memory lane
Don't see it if You need to have your musicals with flashy costumes and staging in a large theater.
See it if you have the correct level of immaturity to appreciate an energetic show based on POP PUNK, college /high school humor and a banal plot.
Don't see it if you do not think lame-ass parents, high school humor, and POP PUNK is cool.
See it if you were alive in the late 90's early turn of the century and you know bands like Blink-182, Green Day, Boxcar Racer & others
Don't see it if you are uncomfortable being up close and personal with a talented cast
See it if you are a fan of pop-punk music
Don't see it if you're looking for a real production. this is pretty low-budget, but in a good way.
See it if you grew up listening to Avril Lavigne or Blink-182. Very funny show, and certainly brought back a lot of memories from the 2000s.
Don't see it if you didn't grow up on the punk bands of the 2000s.
See it if You want to be entertained by wonderful singers/actors with a lot of energy, love rock music and want to see a F*** good musical.
Don't see it if You love average musicals with cheesy songs, if you hate rock from 2000's
See it if You enjoy theatre inspired by the early 2000s, performed in an intimate space that makes you feel like you're part of the immense fun.
Don't see it if You have an extremely high standard for theatre, or require perfect singing voices to enjoy a show rather than overall performance.
See it if You loved (or still love) pop punk music in the 2000s and/or love immersive theatre in unique settings.
Don't see it if Hated pop punk or have no frame of reference for that bit of pop culture. If you're not down to see immersive theatre in the back of a bar.
See it if you want an energetic, silly show about high school kids and pop punk music ; ready to laugh at ridiculous teens & parents
Don't see it if you don't want to see (actors as) immature, whiny teens or don't like shows in small spaces, this show is in a section of a bar/lounge
See it if You enjoy silly shows about angsty teens.
Don't see it if You don't enjoy straightforward humor and rock music.
See it if You were a pop punk kid in high school and like reminiscing. It's nostalgic and slightly embarrassing in the best way!
Don't see it if You take yourself or the world to seriously, you want a traditional theater set up or you're easily offended by crude humor.
See it if Like pop punk, went to high school in the 2000s, want a funny show in a fun bar atmosphere
Don't see it if Don't like bands like blink182 or fall out boy, loud music, general admission seating
See it if You love pop punk music or were around in the early 2000s listening to this music or going to shows like Warped Tour
Don't see it if You don’t like small dive bars and pop punk music crammed together
See it if you like up-close-and-personal rock musicals in a bar setting and can dig some pop punk nostalgia and teen-angst comedy
Don't see it if you want something thoughtful and contemplative--this is loud, light, brash fun