'It's for the Demented and Depraved': Nathan Lane on Dicks: The Musical | Playbill

Film & TV News 'It's for the Demented and Depraved': Nathan Lane on Dicks: The Musical

The Tony-winning actor (and his Sewer Boys) appeared on Late Night With Seth Meyers to talk about the new movie musical, hitting theatres nationwide this Friday.

Broadway favorite and three-time Tony winner Nathan Lane is again lending his musical theatre chops to the silver screen in Dicks: The Musical.

"It is a deeply silly, satirical, absurdist, R-rated, queer musical based on The Parent Trap," Lane tells Meyers. Based on Josh Sharp and Aaron Jackson's stage musical Fucking Identical Twins, which debuted at Upright Citizen's Brigade, the film stars Jackson and Sharp as long-lost twins who try to trick their separated parents into rekindling their romance. Lane and Megan Mullally co-star as their eccentric parents. 

"It's not for everybody," says Lane. "It's for the gay and the open-minded. It's for the demented and depraved." Speaking of demented, Lane even brought his Sewer Boys along for the Late Night appearance. (Just watch the clip above. Lane explains it better.)

Hear Nathan Lane Sing 'Gay Old Life' From Dicks: The Musical

Dicks: The Musical premiered at Toronto Film Festival in September and opened in select cities September 29. The first movie musical from Everything Everywhere All at Once studio A24, it opens nationwide October 20. Bowen Yang and Megan Thee Stallion also star. 

In an earlier segment with Meyers, Lane chatted about going to the Madonna concert, testing his memory by writing a memoir, and...a musical he's writing with Meyers titled "Cicada, Cicada" (as in "you say Ci-ca-da, I say Ci-cah-da")? Watch that clip below.

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