April 14, 2009

Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Tuesday, April 14, 2009
7:00 pm PT
Cinerama Dome at ArcLight Hollywood

In Person

Felicia Day, “Penny”
Nathan Fillion, “Captain Hammer”
Maurissa Tancharoen, Producer/Writer
Jed Whedon, “Bad Horse Chorus #2"/"Dead Bowie”/Composer/Writer
Joss Whedon, Creator/Executive Producer/Writer/Director
Zack Whedon, Producer/Writer

Joss Whedon’s (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly) response to the 2007–2008  WGA strike was to gather friends and family to create an independent minimusical exclusively for Internet distribution: Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. A Whedonesque blend of irreverent pop culture humor, a surprisingly affecting emotional core, and generally cool stuff, DHSAB introduces the lovelorn, would-be supervillain Billy/Dr. Horrible (Neil Patrick Harris), pining for the lovely Laundromat habitué Penny (Felicia Day) and craving admittance to the prestigious Evil League of Evil. Thwarting him at every turn is Captain Hammer (Nathan Fillion), a lout of a superhero who basks in the love of an adoring public and, crushingly, Penny herself. We blame the Wonderflonium.

 


Photos—Amy Opoka

   

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  • Could someone please ask when Commentary!  The Musical will be available on iTunes?!


    Stephanie77, April 05, 2009 at 2:22 pm

  • It's so nice to see such a wonderfull young man progress from killing me with Pop-Culture references to killing me by creating Pop-Culture itself. Is there any chance that there could be a similar project to keep folks so wonderfully and creatively busy in the future should a S.A.G. strike ensue? Anything else you wanted to make in your "off time"?


    ReadWryt, February 24, 2009 at 10:30 pm

    1. Does it matter to Joss and company that amateur drama groups are putting Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog onstage without permission?
    2. When can we expect see a more formal, efficient way of obtaining performance rights for Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog?


    Clausatron, February 23, 2009 at 7:25 pm

  • Joss- what gave you the idea to write an internet show about a mad scientist musical? Actors- how did you first react to hearing about it?

    What was you're favorite scene/song?


    dareU, February 21, 2009 at 10:56 pm

  • Fury of Solace may have been rejected from the Evil League of Evil, but his story doesn't end there. Bad things are coming... http://www.furyofsolace.com


    furyofsolace, February 20, 2009 at 4:12 am

  • For Joss - have you actually made any money from "Dr. Horrible" as of yet? If the project never turns a profit, would that in any way detract from the experience of having total creative control over "dr. Horrible", or in having been the creator of a paradigm-changing moment in TV history? As a follow-up, has Damon told you how "Lost" ends?


    popGeezer, February 19, 2009 at 9:05 am