Fans of David Simon’s HBO masterpiece The Wire have seen Michael Kenneth Williams’s Omar Little do everything from evading drug dealers, smacking down lawyers and surviving a drop from a four-story building.
Up next for Kenneth and the cast? High-stepping through a song-and-dance version of every hipster’s most beloved tale of crime and urban warfare.
This 4-minute Funny or Die trailer for “The Wire: The Musical” features additional cast members Sonja Sohn (Kima), Andre Royo (Bubbles), Larry Gillard Jr. (D’Angelo Barksdale) and Felicia Pearson (Snoop) recreating scenes from the show while doing their best Bernadette Peters impression.
For example: In one scene, Williams sings… Continue reading…
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