A Very Potter Musical is a parody that pokes fun at its subject while never losing sight of the fact that everyone loves Harry Potter. A group of college students from the University of Michigan created a three hour musical and uploaded it in short scenes to YouTube. It quickly went viral and spawned two sequels and a theater company.
The Harry Potter books will always be first in my heart, because they are the foundation for all things Hogwarts. But when it comes to visual representations of the stories, I believe the cheap student-made production far exceeds the multi-billion dollar movie franchise. Continue reading