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Sink Your Teeth Into Silence! The Musical

Queerty

If you found yourself humming and tapping your toes while Hannibal Lecter chewed off the face of his prison guards, have we got a musical for you ! And with songs like “If I Could Smell Her C*nt,” “Are You About a Size 14? and “Put the F*king Lotion in the Basket,” this ain’t exactly Mary Poppins. Read more at queerty.com

Theater in the now: Spotlight on Callan Bergman

What is it like being a part of Silence! The Musical?:
Honestly, I never stop laughing. I work with some of the most talented and hilarious people in the business. We have a very small cast and have become a happy little family. And by happy I mean; weird, loony, dysfunctional, wonderful family. I love every second of it. Silence has become my home away from home. And sometimes it has plain and simply become my home. I spend so much time at the theatre that I often sleep there. Don’t tell anyone that though!

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PLAYBILL.COM’S CUE & A: Silence! The Musical Star Jenn Harris

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Jenn Harris, reprising her acclaimed performance as Clarice Starling in Off-Broadway’s Silence! The Musical, fills out Playbill.com’s questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits. Read more at playbill.com

Garrison hears ‘Silence’

Variety

David Garrison has signed on to play Hannibal Lecter in the latest run of “Silence! The Musical,” the “Silence of the Lambs” spoof launching a new Off Broadway incarnation later this month.

Garrison (“Married… With Children,” “Wicked”) joins a cast that includes Jenn Harris, Stephen Bienskie and Diedre Goodwin, who all appeared in an Off Broadway run of the show earlier this year. Garrison steps in for Brent Barrett, who played Lecter the last time around. Read more at variety.com

Another Round of Nice Chianti: ‘Silence! The Musical’ to Reopen

New York Times

Fewer tap-dancing lambs? Less cannibalism? The creators of “Silence! The Musical,” a theatrical parody of the 1991 film “The Silence of the Lambs,” have sliced 10 to 15 minutes from the production that had a popular run Off Broadway this summer in preparation for a new, open-ended engagement starting Oct. 25 at a slightly larger theater downtown, the producers of the show announced on Tuesday. Read more at nytimes.com