Topic: Theater

50-Foot Dead Parrot Drops Into London to Promote Monty Python Reunion Remarkable bird, beautiful plumage

What's a Monty Python reunion without a dead parrot? And why settle for a simple prop you can bang on the counter when you could have a monstrous, 50-foot-tall dead…

July 16, 2014, 10:22 AM EDT

Outdoor Faucet Penises Promote Drag-Themed Play in Denver Gyro's ads make use of the plumbing

Putting the wild in wild postings, Gyro's Denver office recently made clever use of outdoor faucets around town to promote the drag-themed theater show Drag Machine at the city's Off-Center…

November 12, 2012, 10:49 AM EST

One Man's Story of Making Some of the Worst Commercials Ever Todd Bieber on being amazing at something awful

Showing commercials during live theater—has it really come to that? For Todd Bieber, it most definitely has. The filmmaker is launching an advertising-themed one-man show at New York's Uptight Citizens…

January 20, 2012, 9:10 AM EST

Musical Based on Craigslist Ads to Premiere in Vancouver Songs about 'bald longing and tenderness'

Craigslist ads have given voice to the pathetic and desperate over the years, and the same can be said for musical theater. So, it's only natural that they join forces,…

January 17, 2012, 5:13 AM EST

'Jersey Shore' Gets Wilde in Theater Company's Ads

It's horrifying enough that Jersey Shore's jabronis turned authors have invaded the world of literature (sure, I'm using that term loosely), but now they're popping up on the Great White…

April 28, 2011, 11:30 AM EDT

Lucy's pink furry boobs doom 'Avenue Q' ad

Colorado Springs may be one of the biggest cities in Colorado, but it has some discomfiting small-town attitudes regarding Muppet cleavage. Specifically, an Avenue Q bus-stop poster featuring Lucy…

February 24, 2010, 10:28 AM EST

Cactus ads boil down classics of the theater

Prying people away from social media and computer games for live theater is tough. And these posters from Cactus for the Denver Center Theatre Company won't make it any…

August 25, 2009, 8:01 AM EDT

Heads Off to This 'Evil Dead the Musical' Spot

Standing beneath a marquee for Evil Dead the Musical can be hazardous, judging by this ad for the production, which just wrapped after almost 400 performances in Toronto (making it…

December 11, 2008, 2:59 PM EST