This is Spinal Tap
star and co-writer Christopher Guest applies the Tap
treatment to community theater in this cruel mockumentary. Outrageously mannered theater-queen Corky St. Clair (Guest) is gathering up the kids and putting on a show, an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the history of backwater Blaine, MO, one-time Stool Capital of the World (foot
stool, you smutty-minded thing, you). His stars: dentist Dr. Pearl (co-writer Eugene Levy), married travel agents Ron and Sheila Albertson (Fred Willard and Catherine O'Hara) -- "The Lunts of Blaine," declares Corky grandly -- Libby Mae (Parker Posey), who works at the Dairy Queen, and hunky m...