This ‘Scarface’ School Play Is The Greatest Of All Time

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This could be the greatest school play ever, easily better than any of the ultra boring school nativities I was forced to endure. 

It seems one bold teacher eschewed the normal idea of school plays being mind-numbingly dull productions and instead made something that people would actually want to watch – Scarface.

Yes, the kids remade the 1983 classic Scarface complete with mother fudging Nerf guns and the brutal end of Tony Montana, although they do substitute popcorn for cocaine.

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Unfortunately, not everything is as it seems, it’s a little too polished for a school production and we doubt that any teacher would be crazy enough to really mount a full production of Scarface.

The video was actually made with professional child actors in a rented theatre in Koreatown, LA, and was directed by veteran music director Marc Klasfeld, who’s worked with the likes of Jay-Z and the Foo Fighters.

Speaking about his Scarface homage, Klasfield said that they had a great cast, great kids and great parents who all enjoyed the process.

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However, he said he expected the inevitable outrage that the video would provoke, but he had a good reason to put such young kids in a recreation of one of the most violent gangster films of the last 50 years.

He explained that it’s supposed to be a comment on all those parents who will happily condemn ‘sex’ but have no problem with extreme violence.

Klasfield added:

Everyday when I wake up with my daughter and I turn on the television for her and we’re constantly guarding her against all these unnecessary sexual [messages] bombarding her so for us to see the reaction against this, well, that was a little shocking. I found it all fascinating.

Even if it’s not a real production, its still a bloody great play!