As beloved as animated fairytale movies may be, the Disneyfication of folk tales has overwritten what are often much darker stories (looking at you, The Little Mermaid
…), and in Disenchanted! The Musical
, the princesses themselves have a bone to pick with their modern portrayals. The musical lampoons the idea of “happily ever after” with a raunchy twist — on stage, the ladies lament their sex lives, the difficulty of maintaining a perfect princess body, and other overlooked challenges of princesshood with vulgarity that puts most R-rated films to shame. Guaranteed to charm both those who love and those who hate children’s movies, Disenchanted! promises a night of irreverent hilarity, but for #[email protected]
%’s sake, don’t bring the kids!