Thankfully, the musical only borrows vaguely from the general story of the book, and the characters, but becomes a very different story on stage.
There's a comment on the fancybastards Facebook page for people to express interest, and I've got a twitter list going for anyone who's expressed interest.
Right now we're thinking about Friday night as a possibility but Jon and I don't know San Diego very well, so we need input from someone who does - we're looking for an all-ages place (so as not to exclude any Fancy Bastards or Fancy Interns) that can accommodate us.
It's so weird... the trailers for this don't make me want to see it. At ALL. In fact, they make me want to see it even LESS. But your review of it makes me feel the exact opposite way, and now I am torn about whether or not to see it.
Got this shirt in the mail on Monday and wore it to work on Tuesday! LOVE IT!!! Got many compliments.
It was exactly what it advertised itself as. It never took itself seriously. And it had a rockin' 80s soundtrack.
I'm not saying it was a good movie. But comparatively, it sounds Oscar-worthy.
For what it's worth, The Lightning Thief was a HORRENDOUS adaptation of a very enjoyable book. To think that it did a better job of keeping to the myths than Clash did, just proves to me how glad I am I didn't waste my money on Clash... even though, leading up to this weekend, I had REALLY been looking forward to seeing it!
I'm thinking it might be a good thing that JonnyAce and I went to see Hot Tub Time Machine yesterday instead of this.
This reply has nothing whatsoever to do with your comment... I just wanted to say I love the fact that you posted as "Anonymous Bosch." FABULOUS.
The city turned out awesome - way to go, making perspective your bitch.
Shouldn't that be "Late Night Tacos AT Midnight"? mmm...