'50 Shades,' The Musical

The musical parody uses dancing and singing to paint the popular erotic novel in a more light-hearted way.
2:25 | 02/14/15

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Face it, whether you love it or hate it "The 58 shades of grey" juggernaut is headed to a box office near you. Tonight there's a musical version even more over the top. We welcome ABC's Candace Gibson to "Nightline" with this report. I don't do romance. ? Do what no one else can ? Welcome to my world. Reporter: Reporter: "50 shades of the gray," the book turned potential blockbuster, premiering this weekend to screams of passion. Exhilarating. The best word to describe it. Reporter: The film stealing hearts this Valentine's day weekend. Expecting to rake in $100 million. You're here because I am incapable of leaving you alone. Then don't. Reporter: But some throwing 50 shades of hate, "Usa today" calling it a tedious S and M melodrama that may feel like its own form of torture. "Us weekly" writing, one of its 50 problems, the stilted and cheesy dialogue. Love it or hate it there's no doubt the 50 shades phenom has become an industry. From lingerie and products -- . ? Open my eyes and see all 50 shades ? Reporter: There's "50 shades: The musical parody." So kinky it's comical. He raped me very hard every night. Me too, so it's okay. What about this one with the feather? Reporter: We go to backstage tour at this musical parody in New York City learning the intimate details of the production. A leash, I get to sing a song in a leash, that's fun. He walks me like a dog. Like so. Reporter: And this weekend, sold out. How long does wardrobe take you? Surprisingly a lot longer than you would expect. I know I don't wear a shirt but I wear leather pants and these do not go on that easily. Reporter: Where else could you get this close and personal? After the show, frequently we'll have people asking for They had you at yes, right? Usually I'm okay with it as long as I'm not hurting them. My tastes are very -- singular. Reporter: But this weekend, "50 shades of grey" could be seeing a lot of green.

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