Howard Crabtree's Whoop-Dee-Doo!

by  Howard Crabtree, Charles Catanese, Mark Waldrop, Dick Gallagher, Phillip George, Peter Morris

Full Length Musical  /  9m

"Inspired lunacy." - Variety

"Campy ingenuity." - The New York Times

"Zippy, unaffected energy, hap hap happy music. A fun show." - New York Post

"Inspired silliness." - New York Daily News

"Out…

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Host and costume designer extraordinaire Howard Crabtree triumphs over a tiny budget, balky actors and a near electrocution to produce this dizzy collage of songs and sketches. It's spectacle on a shoestring and a valentine to classic musical theatre-- with a twist. Underneath it all percolates an upbeat celebration of gay sensibilities, but the audience appeal cuts across all boundaries.
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Reviews

"Inspired lunacy." - Variety

"Campy ingenuity." - The New York Times

"Zippy, unaffected energy, hap hap happy music. A fun show." - New York Post

"Inspired silliness." - New York Daily News

"Outrageous, but never offensive...A cohesive, ingenious show that gives its audiences a wonderful time." - UPI

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  • Caution Mild Adult Mild Adult Themes

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  • Orchestra Size: Piano Only

Song Samples

Whoop Dee Doo!
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Stuck on You
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Teach It How To Dance
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Elizabeth
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Nancy: The Unauthorized Musical
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Portraits
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First Ladies / Flashback
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Tough to Be a Fairy
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Blue Flame
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Howard Goes Elizabethan
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A Soldier's Musical
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It's A Perfect Day
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Last One Picked
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As Plain as the Nose on My Face
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I was Born this Way
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You Are My Idol
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The Magic of Me
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Finale Ultimo
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Less is More
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Authors

Howard Crabtree

Howard Crabtree

Charles Catanese

Charles Catanese

Mark Waldrop

Winner of the Edward Kleban Award for lyrics, Mr. Waldrop wrote lyrics for the acclaimed 75th Anniversary edition of Radio City Music Hall’s Christmas Spectacular, which he also scripted. He has continued to write all new lyrics and dialogue for the show from then to the present. Off- Broadway, he wrote book and lyr ...

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Dick Gallagher

Dick Gallagher

Phillip George

Phillip George

Peter Morris

Peter Morris

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