Meet the new cast of The Toxic Avenger the Musical

The Toxic Avenger tickets at the Arts Theatre

Producers have announced the new cast for the West End transfer of acclaimed musical The Toxic Avenger. The acclaimed musical which played a sell-out season at the Southwark Playhouse will get its Scottish premiere with a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe before transferring to the Arts Theatre in London for a limited ten week run. Joining Mark Anderson, who returns after starring to great acclaim as Melvin/Toxie in the original London production, are: Natalie Hope, Emma Salvo, Oscar Conlon-Morrey and Ché Francis with Peter Bindloss and Sophia Lewis as swings/understudies. The hysterical cult musical is based on Lloyd Kaufman’s 1984 cult comedy schlock-horror Troma film The Toxic Avenger. The Toxic Avenger The Musical tells the story of the citizens of Tromaville who are crying out for a hero. Enter nerdy Melvin Ferd the Third, an aspiring earth scientist, determined to clean up the state’s major toxic waste problem. When … Read more

REVIEW: The Toxic Avenger, Southwark Playhouse ✭✭✭✭✭

Book now for The Toxic Avenger at Southwark Playhouse

The Toxic Avenger Southwark Playhouse 26 April 2016 5 Stars Book Now “There’s a place between heaven and hell, Don’t need a map, just follow the smell, A place filled with filthy air, A place full of dark despair, A place you have no prayer, A place called New Jersey” So begins, two hours of theatrical brilliance that had me laughing throughout. Created by Lloyd Kaufman, The Toxic Avenger was the central character in a series of cult movies and thanks to Joe Di Pietro (Book and Lyrics) and David Bryan (Music and Lyrics), Toxie, as he’s affectionately called in the show has landed at the Southwark Playhouse. The plot in brief. Tromaville is suffering from extreme toxic waste and Melvin Ferd the Third, an aspiring scientist is determined to clean up the problem. The only problem is that he’s up against a corrupt Mayor. In her efforts to stop … Read more

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