Batlexander Manilton Is The Hamilton Parody You Deserve

batlexandermaniltonI’ve been a huge Hamilton fan for over a year and dragged the Geeks into discussing the musical more than they wanted.  Now that it has crossed over into the mainstream the parodies are starting to hit.  An earlier one focused on Star Trek and Spock but didn’t do much for me.  Then this mash-up of Batman and Hamilton hit today and it…is…AMAZING!  Check out the full video after the break and stay tuned for the special cameo near the end.  Outstanding stuff.

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The Bandstand: The Most Compelling Musical You Shouldn’t See…Yet

bandstandAlthough Gabbing Geek tends to cover more traditional geek fare we’re also dedicated to geeky subjects of all kinds.  My geekiest obsession that falls outside the expected movie, comic book, and science fiction universes is theater.  I’ve been a passionate fan of musical theater and a few plays for decades and my wife and I have been known to schedule almost all of our vacations around trips to New York City or London to see shows.  Whether you too are a theater fan or just curious about that universe, I’ll be bringing my theater reviews here to Gabbing Geek just as often as I can see the shows.

Next up is the intriguing story of a musical where everything, and yet nothing, works.  Come read more about The Bandstand, currently playing in New Jersey but transferring to Broadway next year.  And it’s an appropriate show to discuss today on our Veteran’s Day here in the United States as the show deals with an important topic for veterans.

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Hamilton: Intensity And Density

hamiltonAlthough Gabbing Geek tends to cover more traditional geek fare we’re also dedicated to geeky subjects of all kinds.  My geekiest obsession that falls outside the expected movie, comic book, and science fiction universes is theater.  I’ve been a passionate fan of musical theater and a few plays for decades and my wife and I have been known to schedule almost all of our vacations around trips to New York City or London to see shows.  Whether you too are a theater fan or just curious about that universe, I’ll be bringing my theater reviews here to Gabbing Geek just as often as I can see the shows.  First up is the grand-daddy of them all: Hamilton.  Jump after the break to find out why this show is taking Broadway and popular culture by storm.

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