Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Omigod, omigod you guys! Set your TiVo, there's a big surprise!

In an unprecedented television/theatrical event, MTV will air Legally Blonde: The Musical, in its entirety, on Saturday, October 13th at 1:00pm.

No musical has been aired on television in the middle of a healthy run. None that I can recall anyway.

Making currently running musicals available via other media is a recent trend that has a had a positive impact on Broadway box office numbers. MTV now ups the ante by making the crossover to the small screen, an action that I think deserves kudos. In my opinion, I think it is critical to experience Broadway. Of course, this opportunity is not readily available to most. How wonderful to afford America the opportunity and not in the form of a history lesson or an awards show!

Let's hope this is the beginning of a new trend. And whilst we hope, set your DVRs and enjoy!

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