korean couple swapping. redwap

Whether it’s because these musicals are weird, hilarious, or irrelevant, they’ve gained a small but passionate following among fans that is keeping them alive much longer than anyone probably thought they would be. Here are 5 musicals with cult followings.

1. Bat Boy

They say that truth is stranger than fiction, and Bat Boy proves it. Not because there really was a half bat half boy found in a West Virginia cave, but because there was a newspaper that pretended there was. While the Weekly World News was known for its outrageous stories and crazy covers, their story about a batboy was wild enough to inspire this strange cult hit musical.

Bat Boy begins when three spelunking teenagers find a creature that is part bat, part boy, and a complete mystery to the small town of Hope Falls. The bat boy is taken in by a kind woman named Meredith and her veterinarian husband and he learns speech and human etiquette. The rural small-town setting of this musical creates themes of religion, acceptance, and scapegoating and the writers pull no punches when it comes to twists in the plot. If you’re looking for an unusual musical that has no fear of going too far and has a varied score, then this cult classic will delight you.


2. Side Show

Bat Boy may have been based on a real fictional story, but Side Show is based on two real actresses who dealt with the exact same problem as the two main characters in this cult musical. Among a set of performers in a freak show, Violet and Daisy stand out not because they are bearded ladies or lizard women but because they’re conjoined at the hip.

Despite their career as entertainers, Daisy and Violet don’t want the same things. While Daisy wants to ride their act to worldwide fame and acclaim, Violet doesn’t want a life in the spotlight and instead wants a quiet life and a family. For an average set of sisters this would be no problem, but the fact that these sisters literally are joined at the hip and the influence of other characters looking to take advantage of their abnormality creates an unusual but great conflict. Don’t let the unusual plot distract you, this musical combines great songs with a unique plot to make a great cult musical.


3. Carrie

If you know the Carrie story, then you probably know it from the Stephen King novel, the film adaptation, and the musical adaptation that is one of Broadway’s most infamous bombs. No matter what you know it for, chances are it’s not as a successful musical. However, several years after its abysmal premiere in 1988 Carrie the musical has gained a cult following that is keeping it alive today.

Carrie is a well-known story about a teenage girl who discovers she has supernatural powers, but thanks to uninspired music and a broken story this musical crashed when it premiered. However, some revisions and an interest in the show led to an off-Broadway revival in 2012 and the show has shown in London and Los Angeles since.


4. Chess

You would think that a story about global politics, a love triangle, and two nations in a cold war would be the setting of a musical based on spies, but Chess is all about exactly what the name implies. You probably know about the cold war between the Soviet Union and the United States and have even seen stories about it brought to the screen and stage, but unless you’re a chess aficionado you’ve probably never seen it like this.

Chess is all centered around a chess tournament taking place in Italy. There’s the American and Russian champions who are pitted against each other with the weight of their countries on their shoulders, but things get a little more interesting when the American’s lover, and the second-best player for the Americans, falls in love with the Russian. A musical about a chess tournament may sound like a good time to take a nap, but with the soundtrack by two members of ABBA and the high cold war tensions this musical has risen to cult status.


5. Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Like the rest of the musicals on this list, Hedwig take a unique story and combines it with great music and high tension to reach cult status. In this case, that means a rock musical with a fourth wall breaking main character who is on a quest to reconnect with the man who most recently left her broken.

Hedwig tells the audience the story of how she went from being a man named Hansel in East Germany to a single woman in Kansas with a band following around a mega-group that she’s responsible for but is getting no credit for. While there are hilarious moments in this musical, Hedwig’s story is emotional and is about much more than a band playing TGI Friday’s all over the country.


Looking for more theater? Check out the extensive library of shows on Cennarium!


Share your thoughts...



Get Notified of the Newest Releases and Exclusive Content Available Only to Subscribers!


advertisement advertisement

Latest Post

  • There a many extremely talented deaf performers of all types.4 Deaf Performers
    Deaf performers have extraordinary talents. More than you can maybe imagine from the deaf community. Many deaf performers can be found at Deaf Expos or local community Deaf events in the loc. Deaf […]
  • Musical Leads - Certainly the most important character to set and guide the story and feel of any story.6 of Our Favorite Musical Leads
    Musical leads carry a story on their back, in most cases. While we love our secondary characters with all our hearts, it is hard to deny that the lead characters are the ones who are the center of […]
  • 4 More Famous Operas - Mozart's "Don Giovanni" is one of the most played operas to this date.4 More Famous Operas
    All art worlds have standards and rare gems. The genre of opera is no different. Rock and roll has the Beatles and The Rolling Stones, while film has great actors like Clark Gable and Philip Seymour […]
  • Mariinsky' Theater uses the choreography by Vasily Vainonen for the classic "The Nutcracker" piece.5 Vasily Vainonen Works
    Born just after the turn of the twentieth century, Vasily Vainonen is one of the most notable choreographers in Russian Ballet history. Throughout his dancing career, Vainonen created dances for some […]
  • 3 Musical Works for New Year’s Eve Viewing
    Not everyone likes to head out to a bar or restaurant to ring in the New Year. Some of us prefer to stay off the street and relax with our loved ones at home. Maybe put together a nice dinner and […]

pancreatitis diet adderall for weight loss dosage whitney thore weight loss how much do weight loss surgeries cost weight loss hacks lose weight pills for kids fasting weight loss results apple cider vinegar with mother for weight loss jonathan antoine weight loss turmeric diet pills swimming workouts for weight loss the keto reset diet review best keto diet recipes best diet to lose weight fast keto thermo diet body girdle for weight loss 30 day weight loss challenges best diet pills for belly fat over the counter eating one meal a day to lose weight weight loss and diet pill how to lose weight when depressed how to go on a keto diet you tube keto diet red hot diet pills diet pills xenadr ne obesin weight loss pills diet pills amphetamine splenda diet pills lupus diet pills speed dr g weight loss buy fen phen diet pills vitamin b12 weight loss d4 diet pills side effects cla weight loss pills dr oz strawberry diet pills weight loss group names cla diet pills dr oz weight loss diuretic pill how much should i eat on keto diet lipo 10 diet pills

best deal on replacement windows home window replacement in spring tx home window repair pasco wa andersen windows patio doors glass repair places near me price of energy efficient windows casement window parts replacement exterior window repair home window replacement boulder window replacement woodland hills ca briken home window replacement washougal wa home window repair window replacement cost door window repair services measuring for window replacement glass table top replacement cost replacement windows waukesha best replacement windows for older home andersen windows replacement panes changing windows in a house tacoma sliding rear window replacement window glass repair san antonio window replacement canton ohio placerville home window repair rv window replacement instructions rowlett home window repair front door sidelight replacement glass window fan repair spiral window balance repair home window replacement idaho falls idaho window repair merced ca home window repair shops in lewis county stained glass window repair glasgow 24 hour glass repair houston repair torn window screen vinyl replacement window reviews window repair visalia ca window replacement chattanooga ga power window repair window lintel replacement

what can i take to enhance cialis atractylodes benefits in male enhancement pills viagra and blood pressure penis enlargement pills in world erection spray stem cells for male enhancement canadian cialis reviews pink dips 2 male enhancement pill best over the counter hard on pills viagra vs sildenafil all sex pills penis rankings male enhancement enlargement pills outlaw male enhancement pills how to get sex stamina up sex enhancement pill men no prescription pills male enhancement pills called control red devil male enhancement review efectos secundarios de la viagra gnc male enhancement drugs pills to take to make penis hard vitamin d testosterone increase penis enlargement teqniques best male libido enhancers best online pharmacy for cialis sexual enhancement tips what is in male enhancement pills latest testosterone booster how to fix ed without drugs red color male enhancement pills made in florida weightlifting testosterone supplements family guy penis enlargement pills pink supplement top 10 pills to encrease width of the penis male brest enhancement why did my husband order testosterone pills over the counter replacement for viagra how are testosterone pills made pills that raise testosterone

difference between hemp oil and cbd cbd oil in la crosse wi 3000mg cbd oil can cbd oil help anxiety in humans pure cannabidiol oil cbd oil baton rougebaton rouge mandeville how to use cbd hemp oil where can i buy cbd oil in columbus sparoom cbd oil review cannabis oil thc content where to buy cbd oil in boulder cbd oil for fistulizing crohns hemp oil legal in ny raw food romance cbd oil zilis hemp oil review willir nelson cbd oil cbd oil to use less valium too much hemp oil how long dose it take foe cbd oil get out of system can i ship cbd oil to florida cbd oil downingtown pure hemp oil for cancer how many milgrams in high potency of cbd oil cbd oil and protonix interaction cbd oil laws in 2021 cbd oil controlled substance tammy lee cbd oil scam cbd oil for joints near me cbd oil help cleveland ohio cbd oil is safe for children does any cbd oil get you high oil cannabis cancer snopes cbd oil dea cbd oil business opportunity young living thc free cbd oil can you die from vaping thc and cbd oil veteran meds cbd oil reviews how to choose potency cbd oil cbd oil making process cbd oil uses in chronic illness