Review by Nothing Ever Happens in Brisbane of ‘Gutenberg! the Musical!’, presented by Springboard Productions

I had never heard of Gutenberg! the Musical! before I stumbled across it whilst looking through the program for Anywhere Festival. Full disclosure: I am a tragic musical addict and I love Broadway and black comedy, therefore this show seemed right up my alley. I was not wrong.

Gutenberg is an award winning off-Broadway musical about a musical, written and initially performed by Scott Brown and Anthony King in 2005. These guys are most famous for writing Beetlejuice, but this is a completely different bag of tricks. This the story of two New Yorkers Bud and Doug, and their ambitious and tasteless musical, very loosely based on Johannes Gutenberg’s invention of the printing press in 15th century Germany.

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