Ramones Musical Hits The States

The Ramones are playing South By Southwest in March, then New York City. “Gabba Gabba Hey!” – the Ramones musical that debuted last year in Australia – reportedly will make its first U.S. appearance at the Austin showcase festival, then run off-Broadway at NYC’s Zipper Theater beginning in May. Tommy Ramone is the musical director and the show, described as “Grease on speed,” features 18 Ramones tunes. Michael Herrmann is the writer/producer.