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    Default WTF?!? "Eddie & Dave" play next year Off Broadway - with EVH and DLR played by women!

    OK this is the most bizarre VH news in years, and that says a lot with the amount of craziness we're used to from them... these women better be wearing multiple cups...

    http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/pla...-off-broadway/

    According to The Pulse Of Radio, an unauthorized play based on the early years of VAN HALEN and the lives of singer David Lee Roth and guitarist Eddie Van Halen will be staged off-Broadway in New York City next year. Titled "Eddie And Dave", the play will open at the Atlantic Theater Company on January 10 and run through February 10.

    The most unique thing about the production is that the two artists will be played by women: Amy Staats, who wrote the piece, will star as "Eddie" while Megan Hill will appear as "Dave." The show also features characters named Val, played by actor Omer Salem and perhaps meant to be Eddie's ex-wife Valerie Bertinelli, and Al, played by actress Adina Verson, who may be a version of Eddie's brother, drummer Alex Van Halen.

    The production avoids using the VAN HALEN name, although the promotional art uses hairstyles that look suspiciously like those worn by Roth and Van Halen in the eighties. The theater describes the play as a "raucous retelling of the rise and fall of Pasadena’s most groundbreaking eighties rockers told through the foggy lens of a lonely, out-of-work MTV VJ." Vanessa Asilla plays the VJ. It will touch on "hubris, friendship, family, fame, musical genius and what happens when the person you need is the one you find most irritating."

    The real-life VAN HALEN has been on hiatus for a while now, with the band's last gig taking place in 2015. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the group's classic self-titled debut LP, but there's no word on any sort of commemoration of that milestone.
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    They are copying another play where women starred as men, called, Matt & Ben.

    The women portrayed Matt Damon & Ben Affleck, during the years they scripted "Good
    Will Hunting."

    This was a few years back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by japeape View Post
    They are copying another play where women starred as men, called, Matt & Ben.

    The women portrayed Matt Damon & Ben Affleck, during the years they scripted "Good
    Will Hunting."

    This was a few years back.
    Just looked the Matt & Ben one up -- Mindy Kaling wrote it with a college friend before The Office started. That was a comedy and actually was criticaly-acclaimed. It's on youtube here:

    Never heard of that before.

    And yes, Al is Alex VH:
    https://www.backstage.com/casting/eddie-dave-247951/

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    Quote Originally Posted by DRFC View Post
    Just looked the Matt & Ben one up -- Mindy Kaling wrote it with a college friend before The Office started. That was a comedy and actually was criticaly-acclaimed. It's on youtube here:

    Never heard of that before.

    And yes, Al is Alex VH:
    https://www.backstage.com/casting/eddie-dave-247951/
    Yeah, i read about it a few years back, i think it had Boston ties or was playing in Boston.
    It got good reviews.
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    Yeah, we expressed our horror in Random about it the other day but maybe it deserves its own thread.


    The real-life VAN HALEN has been on hiatus for a while now, with the band's last gig taking place in 2015. This year marks the 40th anniversary of the group's classic self-titled debut LP, but there's no word on any sort of commemoration of that milestone.

    Yeah, we noticed that...
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    Well VH does have more drama than most other acts out there, it might the perfect matrial for a play.
    I notice Michael Anthony gets ignored... ONCE AGAIN!!!
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    Do you think they could get Bette Midler to play "Sammy"?
    CNN may think my opinion matters, but you shouldn't.

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    ^^ I think they're keeping that for the sequel. I wonder who is gonna play Noel Monk...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Dreamer View Post
    Well VH does have more drama than most other acts out there, it might the perfect matrial for a play.
    I notice Michael Anthony gets ignored... ONCE AGAIN!!!
    He was in the original play but Amy Staats erased him

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    I wonder if the VH attorneys are already at work trying to find a way to shut this down.
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