Bushwick Starr presents this stand-up comedy, musical autobiography of avant-garde performance artist Cynthia Hopkins, utilizing film and live music. More…
From the mind of acclaimed performance artist Cynthia Hopkins comes 'The Alcoholic Movie Musical!,' an experiment in live musical filmmaking that draws equal inspiration from 'Trapped in the Closet' and 'Dancer in the Dark.' A comedy routine about alcoholism delivered by Ms. Hopkins rapidly evolves into an operatic description of her quest to create an outlandish musical film telling her life story, culminating in a live enactment of this impossible film. Enhanced by the design of innovative video artist Jeff Sugg, 'The Alcoholic Movie Musical!' manifests through the tensile strength of live performance.
See it if The Bushwick Starr proves why there are one of the most exciting theaters in New York-housing this Hilariously heartbreaking show.
Don't see it if You don't feel like taking the L train.
See it if you like a smart woman exploring her world. song, interiority and wonderful moments of improvisation. good use of video.
Don't see it if you're looking for a broadway musical