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Thugs, the Musical! (2011)

Short | 26 min | Short, Comedy, Musical

'Thugs, The Musical' is a faux documentary about Michael Gardner, a mediocre, slightly delusional, 'non-urban' black actor in Hollywood. After years of auditioning but not being considered 'black enough' to be cast in any of the ...See more'Thugs, The Musical' is a faux documentary about Michael Gardner, a mediocre, slightly delusional, 'non-urban' black actor in Hollywood. After years of auditioning but not being considered 'black enough' to be cast in any of the stereotypical roles that his fellow black actors have been getting (the Gangsta, the fast-talking Sidekick, the doomed Black Guy at the party in the horror movie), Michael decides to write, direct and star in his own theater production - an epically bad play called 'Thugs, The Musical!' - to show Hollywood (and the world) that he, too, can 'act black.' Written by Anonymous See less
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Kevin Avery
Michael Gardner Michael Gardner   See fewer
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Camille Banham
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Lauren Ashley Bishop
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Jessie Boemper
Kelly Truby Kelly Truby   See fewer
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Everett Booth
Thug At Play Thug At Play   See fewer
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Vanessa Bryan
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Margaret Cho
Yvette Yvette   See fewer
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Patrick Connell
Jonah Feinberg Jonah Feinberg   See fewer
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Jonah Feinberg Jonah Feinberg   See fewer
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Greg L. Glass
Thug at Play Thug at Play   See fewer
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David Alan Grier
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Safia Hakim
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Giselle Jones
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Tamika Katon-Donegal
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Daresha Kyi
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Nefertiti Lovelace
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Kenn Michael
Louis Frankel Louis Frankel   See fewer
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Andre Myers
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Brioni Nash
Auditioning Thug 2 Auditioning Thug 2   See fewer
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Jovan Nash
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Prodigal Sunn
Ketchup Ketchup   See fewer
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Richard Taylor II
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Rachel True
Lisa Rowlands Lisa Rowlands   See fewer
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Julian Vance
Kaseem Bradley Kaseem Bradley   See fewer
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Baron Vaughn
Donald Evan Lesley Donald Evan Lesley   See fewer
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Jason Weary
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Aklil Wiggins
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Klee Wiggins
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8.8 / 10 | 12 votes