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Prop 8: The Musical – The Big Stars COME OUT…to Sing!!

December 3, 2008 by  

Stop what you are doing RIGHT now, turn up the volume on our computer and enjoy Prop 8: The Musical – a new video from  Oh and you might notice a few familiar faces, like Neil Patrick Harris, Jack Black, Rashida Jones, Allison Janney, just to name a few.

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And well since we are naming names, here are the other stars involved:

California Gays and The People That Love Them
Jordan Ballard, Margaret Cho, Barrett Foa, J.B. Ghuman, John Hill, Andy Richter, Maya Rudolph, Rashad Naylor, Nicole Parker.

The Frightened Villagers
John C Reilly as a Prop 8 leader, and Alison Janney as his wife. Kathy Najimy as his second wife. Jenifer Lewis as a riffing Prop 8’er. Craig Robinson as a preacher. Rashida Jones, Lake Bell, Sarah Chalke as Scary Catholic School Girls from Hell. Katharine “Kooks” Leonard, Seth Morris, Denise “Esi!” Piane, Lucian Piane, Richard Read, Seth Redford, Quinton Strack, and Tate Taylor as The Frightened Villagers.

Jack Black stars as Jesus Christ, and Neil Patrick Harris is billed as ‘A Very Smart Fellow’.

Hairspray composer Marc Shaiman (whose boycott lead to the resignation of Sacramento’s California Musical Theatre creative director Scott Eckern following his donation to Prop 8) wrote and conceived this hysterical short piece (presented with a wink and a nod by the ‘Sacramento Community College Players’), which was directed and staged by Hairspray director and choreographer Adam Shankman and features plenty of folks you will recognize.

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12 Responses to “Prop 8: The Musical – The Big Stars COME OUT…to Sing!!”

  1. Billiam on December 3rd, 2008 9:18 am

    I’m surprised you left the comments open, since there will be political statements. So hopefully this isn’t too political: but it would have made more sense to make this BEFORE the election.
    Also, I don’t quite understand why I find it funny whenever Andy Richter plays a gay guy (also in Talladega Nights). And of course the best part was when NPH appeared.

  2. littlebit on December 3rd, 2008 10:36 am

    oh that just made my morning so much better. i needed that laugh!

  3. Kimber on December 3rd, 2008 11:13 am

    Wonderful video! Neil Patrick Harris has such comedic and lyrical chops – and so does everyone else. Proposition “Hate” is awful, and I still can’t believe it passed. When will America/California learn that they can’t stop gays from existing and loving just as any other American has the right to.

  4. Give Me My Remote on December 3rd, 2008 11:55 am

    Just because I posted this, we don’t have to make it political people. I know by virtue of me posting it, I guess I’m sharing my views. But how about we concentrate on the fact that all these talented stars came together to bring the funny.

  5. RC on December 3rd, 2008 12:31 pm

    I guess everyone has a right to define “funny” in his or her own way. Personally, I think offensive is a more accurate description for this particular video.

  6. Give Me My Remote on December 3rd, 2008 1:04 pm

    RC – you are correct in your assertion that everyone defines funny in their own way.

  7. Nicole on December 3rd, 2008 2:35 pm

    I’m temporarily without speakers on my computer at work but I can’t wait to watch it when I get home! I watched a bit with no sound and I was already smiling, so I think it looks great.

    Everyone is entitled to define what is funny to them and if you think that you may be offended by this video, simply don’t watch it. That’s what I do whenever I encounter a video clip of The Hills. 🙂

    Thanks for posting this!!

  8. Phyllis Vance on December 3rd, 2008 3:18 pm

    That made my day, thanks! NPH keeps getting more and more awesome, doesn’t he?

  9. kari on December 3rd, 2008 3:42 pm

    I love NPH more every time I see him. And when he sings? Amazing.

  10. wince on December 3rd, 2008 4:51 pm

    Here’s another opinion regarding the issue.,5143,705267125,00.html

    Going beyond the topic, its great to see Craig, Rashida and Kathy. I always wondered what happened to Allison after WW.

  11. Michele on December 3rd, 2008 8:52 pm

    I think NPH should spend all day, every day making random internet videos. I would spend all day, every day watching!! :0)

  12. Jen on December 3rd, 2008 9:15 pm

    I loved this video. Political issues aside, because I get too emotional and upset, I love it when people get together like to for a cause. I think that’s what the arts and creativity is about. It was fun to see who I could recognize. 🙂