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GAY BOMB is a musical comedy inspired by the real life plans of the U.S. military to build a bomb that would make their enemies gay.

Thanks all, for helping us reach our original goal!!! We're still trying to raise a little more, as we now expect production costs to be around $6,500 by the end of our run. So we hope you'll find some of our reward goodies worth making a pledge!

Premiering at the Magnet Theater on May 4th, GAY BOMB: THE MUSICAL! is a satirical romp inspired by the REAL-LIFE plans of the U.S. military to build a bomb that turns enemy armies gay (HONEST!).

President-elect Felching has swept into office on his promise to defend the United States from the homosexual and Mooslem threats. Sometimes, however, campaign promises can prove difficult to fulfill. Faced with a new Middle Eastern conflict, and his military stretched thin, the President must overcome his moral objections and embrace a controversial chemical weapon that can turn the enemy gay. Battling an effeminate army seems to be his depleted troop's only hope for an easy victory.

GAY BOMB: THE MUSICAL! is a cautionary tale that takes the twisted logic of the extreme American right to Strangelovian conclusions--skewering prejudice, power, and paranoia along the way. The show leaves no stereotype unscathed. The original Off-Off Broadway spectacular features some of New York's top performing improvisers.

GAY BOMB: THE MUSICAL! runs at the Magnet Theater (254 W 29th Street) on select Fridays in May and June, at 8:30pm. Directed by Michael Martin, with music by Frank Spitznagel, and book and lyrics by Chris Friden and Steve Whyte. Choreography by Anna Farkas. Starring: Andrew Fafoutakis, Dreagn Foltz, Ben Jones, Michael Lutton, Jen Sanders, TJ Mannix, Oscar Montoya, Dave Tomczak, and Woody Fu.

GAY BOMB: THE MUSICAL! seeks funding for costumes, sets, rehearsal space, publicity and promotion, printing, a bidet, crew, musicians, and debts occurred for costs related to the above. Almost everyone involved is working on this project for free. If we exceed our goal, it would be nice to pass along some token payment to the cast and crew for the time, sweat, and immeasurable talent that they've provided.

Tickets can be purchased here:

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/243612

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    A special thank-you on our website.

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    A personalized post from one of the show characters on your facebook wall. AND the special thank-you on our website.

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    A digital copy of song demos from the musical and a special thank-you in our program. AND all rewards above.

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    An original GAME BOMB: THE MUSICAL! poster by Carly Monardo. AND all rewards above.

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    An original GAY BOMB: THE MUSICAL! poster by Carly Monardo signed by the cast, VIP pass to the opening night party, and 2 comp tickets to the show. AND all rewards above.

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    A Gay Bomb drink named after you at the Magnet Bar, VIP pass to the closing night party. AND all rewards above.

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    10 comp tickets to the show + show production photograph. AND all rewards above.

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    Honorary Co-Producer credit in the program and on the website. AND all rewards above.

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    Limo ride to the Magnet with President Felching from GAY BOMB: THE MUSICAL! (pickup anywhere within Manhattan). Honorary Executive Producer credit in the program and on the website. AND all rewards above.

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