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Oh Superman! You've Saved My Life Again!
February 23, 2010 8:34 PM   Subscribe

Superman The Musical! A flop on Broadway about the Man Of Steel was made for TV once in 1975 and never again with Leslie Anne Warren, David Wilson, and Loretta Swit (but you can find it on amazon.)
posted by The Whelk (7 comments total) 10 users marked this as a favorite

Wow. My mom was in a production of this at the Berkshire Public Theater some time back. I have something to send her now...and something to cringe at myself...
posted by Sticherbeast at 9:22 PM on February 23, 2010

I ADORE this High School version of the muscial, you have NOTHING to cringe about
posted by The Whelk at 9:24 PM on February 23, 2010

And you can find it in Dallas this summer.
posted by erikgrande at 9:25 PM on February 23, 2010

Loretta Swit was horrible in this. Linda Lavin sang "You've Got Possibilities" brilliantly on Broadway. What a terrific song.
posted by Epenthesis at 9:58 PM on February 23, 2010 [1 favorite]

Funny, my wife just got a copy of this in the mail, but it was cracked, and they're sending us another one.
posted by davejay at 10:26 PM on February 23, 2010

Wow. The high school version really works. The broadcast production, on the other hand, is WTF of Star Wars Christmas Special magnitude.
posted by George_Spiggott at 11:03 PM on February 23, 2010

Despite what a piece of brown kryptonite this thing is, I like what the new Dallas production is doing. Putting Luthor in a Superman story - what a novel concept!
posted by mgrichmond at 10:35 AM on February 24, 2010

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