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Category: THEATER PRODUCTIONS

  • Theater Productions
    • The 2-Layer Pineapple Surprise Cake In A Sun Hat Trick
      • ALF 1986 TV Series
        • Magic trick ALF attempts using Kate's sun hat (Season 3 episode Do You Believe in Magic?)
    • 2nd Infantry Division B Company Presents: Shakespeare's Greatest Hits
    • Alabamania
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Fictional show advertised in Branson, Missouri when Bart and his friends arrive with his fake ID and rental car. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)
    • The Angry Lovers
      • The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Booth Templeton stars in the The Angry Lovers, a play by Spencer Coombs, at the Savoy Theatre. (episode The Trouble with Templeton)
    • Arnold
      • Blockers 2018 Film
        • All-male version of the play Annie that Chad mentions in the limo
    • Ass, You Lick It
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • Cleo starts a drama department in prison, with plans to perform Shakespeare inspired works. (Season 5 Charlie and Lacey Go For Broke)
    • Attention Whore: The Adam Decamp Story
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Theatrical production featuring Blake's old drama camp teacher Mr. Buckley (Andy Dick) as Adam DeMamp. (Season 6 episode Meth Head Actor)
    • Authors In Hell
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • The play Woody stars in as Mark Twain (Season 6 episode 9 Puddin' Head Boyd)
    • Bash Howard's Rhapsody
      • GLOW 2017 TV Series
        • New name Sandy Devereaux St. Clair proposes for Rhapsody after Bash comes into his full inheritance. (Season 3 episode Keep Ridin')
    • Beginnings: An Aerial Ballet
      • 2:22 2017 Film
        • Dylan's friend buys him tickets to a production called Beginnings: An Aerial Ballet at the Royce Theater
    • The Big Goodbye
    • Bite Me, Bite Me, Bite Me, Bite Me
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • Gershwin musical, according to 14 across in the crossword puzzle in Monica and Rachel's paper, which the newspaper delivery guy already completed for them, dissatisfied with the cookies they gave him instead of a holiday tip. (Season 2 episode The One With Phoebe's Dad)
    • Blamwellamum Of Woont
      • Mostly Harmless 1992 Literature
        • Opera performed by the Hallapolis State Opera. "Spaceships and jetcars and helipods crashed and exploded continuously around her, illuminating the night, villainous people in strange hats smuggled dangerous drugs through her, and the combined orchestra and chorus of the Hallapolis State Opera performed the closing March of the AnjaQantine Star Guard from Act IV of Rizgar's Blamwellamum of Woont in a little glade somewhere off to her left."
    • Boxing Day
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • Joey's play that his friends go see at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. (Season 3 episode The One With the Screamer)
    • The Boy Who Couldn't Cry
    • The Chinese Chamber Of Doom
      • Wings 1990 TV Series
        • Magic trick - the finale of the magic act Bryan performs in a flashback about how he made ends meet during the off season in Nantucket in Season 5 episode Moonlighting
    • The Cockeyed Mind Of Cliff Calvin
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • Cliff's idea for a standup comedy act (Season 10 episode 15 My Son, the Father)
    • The Creedish Death Tragedy on Ice
      • Survivor 1999 Literature
        • Chapter 27. Theatrical production starring Tender Branson, sponsored by SummerTime Old-Fashioned Instant Lemonade.
    • Dakota Dialogue
      • Mindswap 1965 Literature
        • Last year's sensational project-o-scope production, the play that kicked off the use of Plains Indian sign language craze among the youth
    • Dave, The Insane Maniac
    • David Copperfield's Astonishing Girlfriend
    • Dicknanigans
      • Key & Peele 2012 TV Series
        • An amazing theater production featuring dialogue without dialogue. (Season 4 episode Sex Addict Wendell)
    • Elephant!
      • The Tall Guy 1989 Film
        • A new Royal Shakespeare Company musical based on The Elephant Man, a sparkily nasty send-up of Andrew Lloyd Webber.
    • An Evening With The Prophets
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • An original play by Woody's theater troupe (Season 7 episode 2 Swear to God)
    • F4: An Action Musical
      • Arrested Development 2003 TV Series
        • While working for Lucille 2 at her rehabilitation center Austerity, Tobias organizes a musical version of Fantastic Four starring the residents, which include his girlfriend DeBrie (Season 4)
    • FAS
    • Fire Drill Follies
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Springfield Elementary production that Principal Skinner mentions that apparently didn't go very well. (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)
    • Flesh Wounds In Ithaca
      • Seinfeld 1989 TV Series
        • When Mickey auditions, he does a scene with Kramer from this play by Terrence Klufer. (Season 7 episode The Wait Out)
    • The Four Horesemen: Act One
      • Now You See Me 2013 Film
        • The Four Horsemen's first major performance in Las Vegas, during which they appear to transport one of the audience members to the vault of his bank, the Crédit Républicain in Paris - and then proceed to rob it.
    • The Four Horsemen: Act Two
      • Now You See Me 2013 Film
        • The Four Horsemen's second show in New Orleans, where they transfer millions of dollars from their benefactor Arthur Tressler's private accounts to the audience, made up of people that were denied insurance claims by Tressler's company in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
    • Free Bird / Free Chicken
      • Arrested Development 2003 TV Series
        • An illusion G.O.B. performs at the courtyard of the courthouse as a protest against his father's continual persecution by prosecution. It was a ploy arranged by George Bluth to attempt to flee custody again. (Season 3)
    • The Genesis Campaign
      • Survivor 1999 Literature
        • Chapter 20, Chapter 19. Tender Branson's agent's idea, quick fix for the fact that Tender was still a virgin - very iffy media event in which Tender Branson gets married.
    • Gilmore Girls: The Musical
      • The Morning Show 2019 TV Series
        • Musical interpretation of the Gilmore Girls TV show. (Season 1 episode In the Dark Night of the Soul It's Always 3:30 in the Morning)
    • The Golden Ribbon
      • Saturday Night Live 1975 TV Series
        • Episode: Host: Dana Carvey. The Golden Ribbon is the name of the play starring chickens written by Dana Carvey's character Ching Chang.
    • The Graduate (Jon Lovitz version)
    • The Great Herrmann's Cementia!
      • Pushing Daisies 2007 TV Series
        • The Great Herrmann's magic show where he buries himself in cement in Season 2 episode 6 Oh Oh Oh... It's Magic
    • The Great Seed
      • The Twilight Zone 1959 TV Series
        • Poster outside the Savoy Theatre in the past. Play Booth Templeton starred in 30 years ago. "1927's big hit!” (episode The Trouble with Templeton)
    • Grin & Garrett
    • The Groundlings
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Karl's client Ryan Gall that pays off his weed tab in acting dollars by pretending to be Adam's new friend is in an improv comedy called the Groundlings. (Season 5 episode The Slump)
    • Hamlet (All Zombie Production)
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Frasier: "Honestly, Roz, you know, you haven't given me much to work with here. These are the worst actors I've ever seen." Roz: "Well, I'm sorry, but the Royal Zombie Company just left town with its all-zombie production of Hamlet!" (Season 10 Tales from the Crypt)
    • Havana Dreams
      • GLOW 2017 TV Series
        • Las Vegas show. Bash and Sam play tennis with Zeissman twins that do that show Havana Dreams over at Coconuts. (Season 3 episode Desert Pollen)
    • Helen Meets Her Dream Guy
      • Wings 1990 TV Series
        • Joke Brian makes when he hires a actor to portray Helen's dream guy… "Get ready for the new smash play by Brian Hackett" (Season 2 episode The Puppetmaster)
    • Hello Donald
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • The play that Woody was in back in high school in Hanover. Originally Hello Dolly, but Donald Webster was the only guy that could sing the part so they renamed it (Season 6 episode 9 Puddin' Head Boyd)
    • Henry Pleads The Fifth
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • Cleo starts a drama department in prison, with plans to perform Shakespeare inspired works. (Season 5 Charlie and Lacey Go For Broke)
    • Herman Gunt's Magic Express
    • Hooray For Presidents' Day
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Springfield Elementary President's Day pageant. "A wonder full evening of theater and picking up after yourselves." (Season 4 episode I Love Lisa)
    • Human Farm
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • Orin's new performance art show. He's an animal living on a human farm. Running 24 hours a day at Pawnee Community College's Black Box Theater. (Season 5 episode Leslie vs April)
    • Hunch
      • The Critic 1994 Animated Series
        • "Get bent today" Andrew Lloyd Webber production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, sponsored by Toyota: The hatchback fit for a hunchback (Season 1 episode Every Doris Has Her Day)
    • I'm With Stupid
      • Con Man 2015 TV Series
        • Lou Ferrigno's Of Mice and Nen: The Musical (Season 2 episode 7 Pin Cushion)
    • Jerry Seinfeld is the Devil
      • Seinfeld 1989 TV Series
        • Susan Ross' old college roommate Sally Weaver's one woman show. (Season 9 episode The Cartoon)
    • Julius Caesar
      • Free Enterprise 1999 Film
        • William Shatner plays a campy caricature of himself as he works on a one-man musical version of Julius Caesar in hopes of finally being taken seriously as a dramatist and musical performer.
    • Just Jack
      • Will & Grace 1998 TV Series
        • I am now. Me, a piano and a spotlight. I'm calling it 'Just Jack'. Here's my flier. 'Just Jack.' One night only. 'Just Jack.'
    • Karen Walker Presents Gaybraham Twinkin'
      • Will & Grace 1998 TV Series
        • Jack latest theatrical production, centered around a gay Abraham Lincoln (Season 10 episode Kid ‘n Play)
    • Kickinn' It: A Musical Journey Through The Betty Ford Center
    • King Homer: Eighth Wonder Of The World
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Featuring Homer the giant ape from Ape Island, plus the Chubbiest Kickline in Town. (Season 4 episode Treehouse of Horror III - segment: King Homer)
    • Klon-Dykes!
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Theatrical production featured at the Arctic Circle Showroom, lounge at the Snowshoe casino in Las Vegas, from Homer and Ned’s gambling trip. (Season 10 episode Viva Ned Flanders)
    • La Cocina
      • Seinfeld 1989 TV Series
        • George's fictional off broadway play he makes up to impress the NBC executives. A comedy about a Mexican chef named Pepe. (Season 4 episode The Pitch)
    • Lance Murdock’s Suicycle
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Daredevil Lance Murdock’s show featured at the Safari Casino in Las Vegas, from Homer and Ned’s gambling trip. (Season 10 episode Viva Ned Flanders)
    • Leaving Las Vegas: The Musical
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • The producer of Leaving Las Vegas: The Musical is an alcoholic in the audience at the Alcoholics Anonymous Talent Show. (Episode Charlie and Sean Fight Over a Girl)
    • Lunch With Greatness
      • Key & Peele 2012 TV Series
        • Stage play by the The Uptown Community Players, featuring a conversation between Martin Luther King, Jr and Malcolm X. (Season 1 episode Black Hawk Up)
    • McBreath
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Play written by Blake's old drama camp teacher, Mr. Buckley, portrayed by Andy Dick. (Season 6 episode Meth Head Actor)
    • McKeesport Dinner Theater
      • Saturday Night Live 1975 TV Series
        • A mystery dinner theater actor milks his part by prolonging his death scene. (Jeff Daniels / Luscious Jackson - January 14, 1995)
    • Memories of Bonanza: The Mall Show
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Show at Springfield Mall in conjunction with the Nostalgia Licensing Corporation, featuring a couple of the actors that portrayed Indians on the TV show Bonanza. (Season 8 episode The Homer They Fall)
    • Merchant Of Venus
      • Con Man 2015 TV Series
        • Joke made about Micheal Dorn's performance in Merchant of Venice (Season 1 episode 10 Thank You for Your Service)
    • A Midsummer's Night Invasion
    • The Milkman Is Coming
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • Play - poster on the wall in the lobby of the theater where Chandler's girlfriend performs. (Season 4 episode The One With Rachel's Crush)
    • Morris The Cat
      • Steve Martin 1967 Comedy Acts
        • Theatrical production starring Steve Martin as the original Morris the Cat (Steve Martin's All Commercials TV special)
    • Mr. Rogers' Ice Is Nice
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • Joke Phoebe makes to her husband, who now skates with the Ice Capades show: This is pretty wonderful, Mr. Major Capades Guy! I remember when you were just King Friday in Mr. Rogers' Ice Is Nice. (The One With Phoebe's Husband)
    • The Murder Of Gonzago
      • Hamlet 1599 Literature
        • Play that Hamlet plots to stage, featuring a death in the style of his father's murder.
    • Nashville On Ice: The All-Skating Country Jamboree
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Frasier buys Martin and Sherry tickets to an ice show (Season 4 episode Three Dates and a Breakup)
    • Newtopia Rising, Book I: The Search For A New Utopia
    • Nudes on Ice
    • O Africa, Brave Africa
      • American Psycho 2000 Film
        • Patrick tells Detective Kimball that he and Paul Allen went to a new musical. It was a laugh riot.
    • Oh! Streetcar!: A Musical
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Play that Marge stars in, based on A Streetcar Named Desire, directed by Llewellyn Sinclair. (Season 4 episode A Streetcar Named Marge)
    • Okla-Homo!
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Theatrical production featured at Rivera’s, a casino in Las Vegas, from Homer and Ned’s gambling trip. (Season 10 episode Viva Ned Flanders)
    • Once Upon A Mattress
    • Parks And Dolls
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • Leslie's one-woman show about parks rules and regulations during her annual Leslie Knope Employment Enjoyment Summerslam Grill Jam Fun-splosion. (Season 5 episode Ms. Knope Goes to Washington)
    • Pawnee City Government Follies
      • Parks And Recreation 2009 TV Series
        • Leslie: "Each December, one department puts on a show that spoofs what happened in our town. Prepare to laugh your Asnov! Sid Asnov is a former city councilman." (Season 2 episode Christmas Scandal)
    • Phantom Of The Oprah
      • Wings 1990 TV Series
        • A play about a deranged ex-producer of the Oprah Winfrey Show (Season 4 episode The Gift)
    • Phantom Of The Opry
      • The Simpsons 1989 Animated Series
        • Fictional show advertised in Branson, Missouri when Bart and his friends arrive with his fake ID and rental car. (Season 7 episode Bart on the Road)
    • Real World: San Francisco
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Blake claims to have starred as the character Puck in a stage adaptation of the MTV show Real World: San Francisco back in college. (Season 5 episode The Slump)
    • Requiem For Demonic Dexter
      • Dexter 2006 TV Series
        • Joke Dexter makes about the way he's playing everybody, saying it's like he's conducting a final symphony. (Season 2 episode That Night, A Forest Grew)
    • Reservations At 8
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • Fictional play by Neil Simon that Phoebe makes up while she pretends to accept a Nobel Prize with Joey's stolen Soapie award. Phoebe: "I'll tell you, it's such an honor to just be nominated for a Nobel Prize. And, you know, to win one for a massage! Especially just after winning a Tony Award for Best Actress." Rachel: "Our reservations are at 8." Phoebe: "…in Reservations at Eight by Neil Simon. Thank you, Neil. Thank you for the words." (Season 7 episode The One With Joey's award)
    • Rhapsody
      • GLOW 2017 TV Series
        • Show girl performance at the hotel, which Bash produces. (Season 3)
    • Rhapsody And Requiem
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Diane's play being put on in Seattle (Season 3 episode The Show Where Diane Comes Back)
    • Rochelle Rochelle: The Musical
      • Seinfeld 1989 TV Series
        • Musical based on the film Rochelle Rochelle, starring Bette Midler, and Jerry's dating Bette's understudy. (Season 6 episode The Understudy)
    • Romeo In Joliet
      • Anger Management 2012 TV Series
        • Cleo starts a drama department in prison, with plans to perform Shakespeare inspired works. (Season 5 Charlie and Lacey Go For Broke)
    • Saline
      • Seinfeld 1989 TV Series
        • The name of the play from which Jerry reads lines with his new sexy girlfriend, played by Tawny Kitaen. (Season 3 episode The Nose Job)
    • The Silent Echo
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Stage play that Niles lied about seeing the year before (Season 6 episode Hot Ticket)
    • Simplectic
      • Stories Of Your Life And Others 2002 Literature
        • Leon passes on his friend's invitation to see a movie called Metal Eyes in order to catch the last performance of a one-woman show at the Hanning Playhouse called Simplectic, which is a monologue in verse. (Story: Understand)
    • Soft Pitch
      • Workaholics 2011 TV Series
        • Name of play the guys make up in episode To Friend a Predator, kind of like A League of Their Own (Season 1 episode To Friend a Predator)
    • Someone Broke Into The Farm
      • BoJack Horseman 2014 Animated Series
        • Name of a fake one act play Todd comes up with in episode Chickens. They break into Gentle Farms and wake up the Gentle Farms chicken, who says, "Someone broke into the farm." And Todd says, "Maybe they're hearsing a one-act play called Someone Broken onto the Farm."
    • Stop the Planet of the Apes, I Want to Get Off!
    • The Story Of Snow
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • The play that Woody helps put on at a junior high school (Season 6 episode 12 Christmas Cheers)
    • A Streetcar Named Donahue
      • Wings 1990 TV Series
        • Fake play from joke Brian makes about Phantom of the Oprah, a play about a deranged ex-producer of the Oprah Winfrey Show (Season 4 episode The Gift)
    • A Tale Of Two Cities: The Musical
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • Musical production that Joey auditions for that requires dancing. (Season 3 episode The One With All the Jealousy)
    • Tanner Dinner Theater
      • ALF 1986 TV Series
        • ALF puts on a play with his new ventriloquist dummy: "Starring Gordon Shumway and Paul" (Season 2 episode I'm Your Puppet)
    • Tears Of The Mariner
      • Frasier 1993 TV Series
        • Stage play, actor Sir Trevor Aimsley's farewell tour. The theatrical event of the season. (Season 6 episode Hot Ticket)
    • The Tragedy Of Loki Of Asgard
      • Thor: Ragnarok 2017 Film
        • When Thor returns to Asgard, he arrives in the middle of a play about the death of his brother Loki.
    • The Truman Show
      • Rushmore 1998 Film
        • DVD Bonus Feature: Rushmore Academy and the Max Fischer Players present: The Truman Show, A new play by Max Fischer
    • Watch Will
      • Will & Grace 1998 TV Series
        • Will's version of Jack's one-man play Just Jack when he imitates Jack in an attempt to sleep with Matt Bomer's character. (Season 10 episode Anchor Away)
    • The Watchmaker's Son
      • Watchmen 2019 TV Series
        • A play that Adrian Veidt mentions to his staff that he is writing, a tragedy in five acts. (Season 1 episode It's Summer and We're Running Out of Ice)
    • Why Don't You Like Me?
      • Friends 1994 TV Series
        • 
A one-woman play, a bitter woman's journey through life. Joey buys tickets for the gang to get rid of them while he has a secret Days of Our Lives party up on the roof. (Season 9 episode The One With the Soap Opera Party)
    • Wisdom Of The Heart
    • Women On The Wall: An Exploration Of Gender In Text And Media, Barbara Kruger And Jenny Holzer In Conversation With Helen Molesworth
    • The Wonderful World Of Ice
      • Cheers 1982 TV Series
        • Carla's husband Eddie gets a job skating for an ice show (Season 6 episode 19 Airport V)


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