Located on a small expansion shelf about midway between the Third and Fourth Circles, Musical Hell is presided over by Diva, a minor demon charged with passing judgement on the worst musicals ever committed to film. (She still hasn't figured out if this is their punishment or hers.) Take a seat on the bench and have your earplugs ready, because court is now in session.

New videos posted on the first Monday of the month. Other viewpoints, news, and general ramblings posted when they crop up.

Monday, April 5, 2021

Musical Hell: It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman

 For Musical Hell's ninth anniversary, we're looking at an infamous superhero musical.


No, not THAT one.




I was hoping to also announce Musical Hell merch on this post, but we've been running into complications. Watch this space, though!

Monday, March 15, 2021

Know the Score: What Undertale the Musical Can Teach Us About Virtual Theatre

 Today we're talking virtual theater, with an example that dates from The Before Times.




And speaking of virtual theater, I'm doing some this weekend! Check out the Worlds Elsewhere production of Julius Caesar this Saturday, March 20th, at 7pm EDT. Check out the Facebook event page for information.

Monday, March 1, 2021

Musical Hell: Mack the Knife

 This month's Musical Hell is a B-movie adaptation of The Threepenny Opera. Don't know anything about The Threepenny Opera? No worries, the awesome music theater scholar Emily Clark has you covered! (Also you should check out her channel Stealing Focus on YouTube, because it's fun and informative and she's a very talented lady who deserves your likes and subscribes.)



As Musical Hell approaches its tenth year of existence, I'm looking into doing fun new stuff for y'all. Stay posted!

Monday, February 15, 2021

Monday, February 1, 2021

Musical Hell: Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park

 Happy February! Ready for something weird? Too bad, you get the not-as-weird-as-it-could-be Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park. Rock on!....I guess.



Monday, January 18, 2021

At the Source: My Love, My Love or The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy

Today we'll be talking about Voodoo, "The Little Mermaid," deforestation in Haiti and other things you didn't know were connected to Once on This Island. Here's an At the Source look at the book behind the musical, My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy!


Monday, January 4, 2021

Musical Hell 100th EPISODE SPECIAL: Cats

 Well, 100 episodes later I'm still doing this bad musicals thing and you're still watching. Good for both of us! And what better way to celebrate than with the notorious experience that is Cats?!




Special thanks to AniMat, John Reid Adams (Narcotic Casserole Productions), Emily Clark (Stealing Focus) Casey K (Miss Nightmare), That Long-Haired Creepy Guy and Ingoyama (of the unfortunately currently defunct TLHCG channel), and Tricksterbelle for making this episode special! They all have fantastic stuff and you should check them out!