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Watch: What Rhymes With 'Abu Nazir'? Imagining a 'Homeland' Broadway Musical

Photo of Alison Willmore By Alison Willmore | Indiewire September 24, 2013 at 12:53PM

Above Average, the YouTube channel owned by Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, aims for viral success with "Homeland The Musical," a video which, yes, imagines a Broadway version of the not at all song-and-dance-friendly Showtime thriller.
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Above Average, the YouTube channel owned by Lorne Michaels' Broadway Video, aims for viral success with "Homeland The Musical," a video which, yes, imagines a Broadway version of the not at all song-and-dance-friendly Showtime thriller. It's a familiar and solid joke (if barely a joke these days -- "Big Fish" the musical is currently in previews), but here's the real question -- can it compete with the "Downton Abbey The Musical" parody? We're thinking... not quite, though "I've got the guy right here / His name's Abu Nazir" is pretty catchy.


This article is related to: Television, TV Videos, Homeland, Showtime, Lorne Michaels





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