Game of Thrones: The Musical is a comedic, feminist musical retelling of Seasons 1-6 of Game of Thrones, in the style of Sesame Street and Avenue Q. This parody was premiered by Really Spicy Opera at the 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival, becoming an instant box office hit and garnering critical praise. Really Spicy Opera revived the show for the 2017 O’ahu Fringe Festival, the 2017 Maui Fringe Festival, and the 2017 Tampa International Fringe Festival.
- Genre: Musical Theater
- Length: 55 minutes
- Minimum Cast Size: 5 (recommended: 4 women, 3 men)
- Number of Characters With Dialogue: 29
- # of songs: 10
- Difficulty Level: Beginner-Intermediate
- Uses Puppets
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List of Songs
- “Bad News Bears” (Ensemble)
- “Cheer Up” (HBO Puppet, Ensemble)
- “Join Us, Jon Snow” (Ygritte)
- “You Know Nothing, Jon Snow!” (Ensemble)
- “The Sword and the Maiden” (Brienne of Tarth)
- “I Am the Model of a Vassal Lord” (Roose Bolton)
- “We’re Going to Have a Wedding” (Ensemble)
- “Oh, Jon Snow!” (Melisandre)
- “I Am Victorious” (Roose Bolton / Ramsey Bolton)
- “George R. R. Martin, Serial Killer” (Ensemble)
- 2017 Tampa International Fringe Festival (Tampa, FL)
- 2017 O’ahu Fringe Festival (Honolulu, HI)
- 2017 Maui Fringe Festival (Wailuku, HI)
- 2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival (Minneapolis, MN)
- Michael Pulliam. Backstage Theatre Column: Maui Fringe Theater Festival Friday through Sunday at Historic Iao Theater. Maui Beat / The Maui News. January 19, 2017.
- Jen Russo. Talking Story with Michael Pulliam about the Maui Fringe Festival. Maui Time. January 18, 2017.
- Marisa Heung. Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend: Jan. 12-15. Honolulu Magazine. January 11, 2017.
- James Charisma. Watch an Epic “Game of Thrones” Musical and More at the O’ahu Fringe Festival. Honolulu Magazine. January 10, 2017.
- Sunny-Aloha Miller. sunny_aloha_in_paradise. KPRP 650 AM Radio. January 10, 2017.
- Steven Mark. Fringe Festival Offers Arts Smorgasbord Downtown. Honolulu Star-Advertiser. January 6, 2017.
- Christina O’Connor. Letter from the Editor. MetroHNL. January 6, 2017.
- Christina O’Connor. Fringe Festival. MetroHNL. January 6, 2017.
- Hawaii Public Radio. The Conversation with Beth-Ann Kozlovich and Chris Vandercook. January 6, 2017.
- Noe Tanigawa. Hawaii’s Fledgling Fringe Circuit. Hawaii Public Radio. January 6, 2017.
- Carlynn Wolfe. Basil Considine at Fringe 2017. December 22, 2016.
- Hanne Appelbaum. Fringe File #14: TCAR Awards. Twin Cities Arts Reader. August 17, 2016.
- Cherry and Spoon. Fringe Festival 2016: “Game of Thrones: The Musical”. August 14, 2016.
- Minnesota Playlist Staff. What We’re Excited To See. Minnespota Playlist. August 8, 2016.
- Maren Longbella. Fringe review: ‘Game of Thrones: The Musical’. Pioneer Press / TwinCities.com. August 7, 2016.
- Twin Cities Arts Reader Staff. Fringe File #7: 30-Second Reviews, Round 1. Twin Cities Arts Reader. August 6, 2016.
- Jay Gabler. Eleven days of the Fringe Festival: Your guide to the sprawling theater adventure. City Pages. August 3, 2016.
- Dylan Thomas. The Fringe’s Next Adventure. Southwest Journal. July 26, 2016.
- Hanne Appelbaum. “Fringe File #4: Previews, Round 1”. July 25, 2016.
- Cassandra Snow. “A queer guide to doing the 2016 Twin Cities Fringe Festival”. The Column. July 25, 2016.
- Cherry and Spoon. “2016 Minnesota Fringe Festival Must-Sees”. July 21, 2016.
- Secrets of the City. “Fringe Festival Preview Night #1”. July 18, 2016.
- Hanne Appelbaum. “Fringe File #1: Editor-in-Chief’s Short List”. Twin Cities Arts Reader. July 1, 2016.
- Ben Stevens. “Minneapolis: The Not-so-silent Planet: A Speculative Fringe Preview”. Musik Events. June 30, 2016.
Photos & Video
Official Fringe Festival Pictures by Fringe photographer Rajib Bahar:
- HBO Puppet (Stuart Gordon) introduces the children to spelling important words like B-I-T-C-H.
- Brienne of Tarth (Anya Klaassen) explains how she became a knight.
- Ned Stark (Boo Segersin) learns some terrible news.
- A terrible battle kills many puppets.
- The cast sings about the terrible things that happen in Westeros.
Watch the show trailer: