Burning Man Is Getting Its Own Satirical Musical & It's Hilarious [VIDEO]
A new independently produced play, titled "Burning Man: The Musical," takes the titular art festival to create an incredibly humorous satire telling the story of the unfortunate collision of Burning Man and the rich techie /brogrammer culture of Silicon Valley. The story follows a young programmer from Silicon Valley as he travels to the famous festival in Black Rock City to become a millionaire app developer. The musical is running a crowdsource campaign to raise the funding, and the first episode has been released to Youtube.
The musical's creators have described it's plot as so:
"Joe is a young, driven techie in Silicon Valley. He sees Burning Man as his shot to network with Silicon Valley elites who can jumpstart his career and help him achieve his lifelong goal of becoming a multimillionaire by age 30. He crashes a techie plug-and-play camp at Burning Man. Chad and Bill the Billionaire recommend he go on a vision quest by taking mushrooms and going into the deep playa. A dust storm comes when Joe reaches the trash fence, and he nearly dies from dehydration and exposure. Hal the Hippie comes out of the dust storm to rescue him, and like Yoda, he takes Joe under his wing to train him in the ways of Burning Man. "
Check out the first installment in the musical below...