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Prop 8: The Musical (2008)

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The conflict of the aftermath of Proposition 8 (banning gay marriage in California) is solved by Jesus Christ explaining to the Prop 8-supporting Christians to choose love instead of hate ... See full summary »

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Jordan Ballard ...
California Gays and The People That Love Them
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California Gays and The People That Love Them
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California Gays and The People That Love Them
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California Gays and The People That Love Them (as J.B. Ghuman)
John Hill ...
California Gays and The People That Love Them
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California Gays and The People That Love Them
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California Gays and The People That Love Them
Rashad Naylor ...
California Gays and The People That Love Them
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California Gays and The People That Love Them
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Prop 8 Leader
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Prop 8 Leader's #1 Wife
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Prop 8 Leader's #2 Wife
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Riffing Prop 8'er
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A Preacher
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Scary Catholic School Girls From Hell
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The conflict of the aftermath of Proposition 8 (banning gay marriage in California) is solved by Jesus Christ explaining to the Prop 8-supporting Christians to choose love instead of hate and not to base all of one's philosophies off of the Bible. Written by martino-489

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Shaiman is the Maestro
8 January 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Celebrity soap-boxing can be annoying, but I don't think you can say "mind your own business" when a gay person in California writes a piece that protests a measure against...gay people in California.

Anyway, Marc Shaiman's music is the star here. Whether writing songs for movies or for the Oscar telecast, he is the master of blending humor and note-perfect parody of musical conventions. The music is rollicking fun and the enthusiasm of the performers is infectious.

If you enjoyed this, go back to the 2007 Oscar telecast and watch "A Comedian at the Oscars," also written by Shaiman and also starring Jack Black and John C. Reilly (plus Will Ferrell.) Here the target is the Academy's dreary taste in melodramas over comedy, and it's a hoot.


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