Harry Potter. Musicals. My two favourite things in life. Combine them and you get...A Very Potter Musical.
This musical was created by Starkid Productions, which is a bunch of talented University of Michigan students. I've watched the whole thing a couple of times now & laugh my ass off each time. The sequel, so appropriately named A Very Potter Sequel was posted on Youtube a couple of weeks ago. You can watch each scene of both musicals as a separate video on YouTube. Both musicals have been insanely successful & popular with HP fans. The writing is hilarious (Harry defeats the Hungarian Horntail Dragon with the power of song, Malfoy falls in love with Hermione, Dumbledore has a Zac Efron "Zefron" poster in his office, Voldemort is a tap-dance-loving lonely man just looking for a friend, etc.) and most of the singers are awesome. I don't want to give too much away.
I watched another one of Starkid's plays, Me & My Dick, which features a lot of the same cast from the Potter musicals. Just as fantastic.I am so excited that Potter lovers have made such an entertaining parody, that I bought the Starkid & Me & My Dick albums off ITunes. Darren Criss, who plays Harry & wrote the music, also has an EP for sale on ITunes, called Human. He sounds like Jason Mraz.
|Left: Me as Bellatrix, Right: Rita Skeeter. At the launch for Book 7, three years ago.|