Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?

thespian geek
Broadway Legend
joined:10/1/04
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 11:46am
Alan Menken (sorry to drop the ball on you, sir) just tweeted this:

"LAST CHANCE SALVATION! If you want to experience LEAP OF FAITH better do it this week. What a long, strange trip it's been..."
Rainbowhigh23
Broadway Legend
joined:3/29/12
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 11:47am
Saw this tweet too and you beat me to posting it!

I hope to see it this weekend, just for old times sake.
LizzieCurry
Broadway Legend
joined:3/7/05
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 11:56am
"Don't patronize me, alright?" - BroadwayStar4
jacobsnchz14
Broadway Legend
joined:12/13/06
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 11:57am
What a waste of a Best Musical nomination slot... I love Alan Menken's work, but this... oy.
finebydesign
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 12:02pm
"To clarify - If people want to see LEAP OF FAITH continue to run - If people want to see a number from LEAP on the Tonys - BUY TICKETS NOW!!"

finebydesign
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 12:04pm
Those tweets read like he's pissed. There must be some serious drama with the producers (as suggested by Reidel). It's not like they don't have PR/marketing people.
thespian geek
Broadway Legend
joined:10/1/04
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 12:04pm
Hahaha, now he's trying to cover it up... oops.
rubydoo
Chorus Member
joined:12/12/04
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 12:08pm
I loved it! And by the looks on the faces of those who attended with me, they did, too. Of course, if you're a member of the theaterati, you probably wouldn't like it because it's not brantleyan enough. I understand why you feel the way you do.
eProducer
felix5
Swing
joined:1/29/12
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 12:55pm
It only got the Nomination cause they didn't want to give it to Spiderman and they needed to file the slot.
GatorNY
Broadway Legend
joined:6/19/08
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:01pm
Louis posted "sucky" on his Facebook page. I bet it's true.
"The price of love is loss, but still we pay; We love anyway."
GlindatheGood22
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:06pm
"It only got the Nomination cause they didn't want to give it to Spiderman and they needed to file the slot."

They could have nominated Ghost, Lysistrata Jones, Bonnie and Clyde, etc.
I leave the room smiling.
madbrian
Broadway Legend
joined:6/1/06
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:15pm
Reasons for Leap getting the nom (in no order):

It was running
It would help with a tour
It's not Spiderman
B&C will probably not tour
It wasn't written by Wildhorn
"It does me no injury for my neighbour to say there are 20 gods or no god. It neither picks my pocket, nor breaks my leg." -- Thomas Jefferson
songanddanceman2
Broadway Legend
joined:8/31/06
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:18pm
Ghost or Bonnie and Clyde deserved the slot
Namo i love u but we get it already....you don't like Madonna
CurtainPullDowner
Broadway Legend
joined:11/4/04
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:45pm
The closing notice has to go up before tonight's performance to close this Sunday. I'm sure we will hear soon. Either way.
Play Esq.
Broadway Star
joined:7/10/09
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:51pm
^ I don't doubt what your saying is true, but is there a particular equity rule requiring a full week of performances prior to closing?
JBroadway
Leading Actor
joined:4/6/12
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:52pm
A friend of mine's dad is an investor and according to him, it IS in fact closing this sunday.
jamiekennywicked
Broadway Legend
joined:1/25/09
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:53pm
Danny Stiles tweeted
"Hey! Can everyone who reads this grab a ticket for @LeapofFaithbway this week?"
''With the number of people I ignore, I'm lucky I work at all in this town'' - Helena Bonham Carter
goodoneinlou2
Stand-by
joined:5/29/09
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:55pm
A friend of mine in the show just posted to Facebook that this Sunday is the final perf.
CurtainPullDowner
Broadway Legend
joined:11/4/04
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:56pm
Yes, there is a rule, but the notice can come down and extend week by week. I have heard of shows (not recently) that kept the notice up than took it down as insurance for paying an extra week.

Correct me, if I'm wrong.
newintown
Broadway Legend
joined:3/3/10
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:56pm
"Of course, if you're a member of the theaterati, you probably wouldn't like it because it's not brantleyan enough."

How charmingly trailer park.
ChildrenwillListen
Featured Actor
joined:3/12/12
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:58pm
If I had a choice between Leap or Spiderman, I would choose Leap
GlindatheGood22
Broadway Legend
joined:7/17/07
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:59pm
"Yes, there is a rule, but the notice can come down and extend week by week. I have heard of shows (not recently) that kept the notice up than took it down as insurance for paying an extra week.

Correct me, if I'm wrong."

I think the Ragtime revival tried it, but it backfired and they closed after extending a week.
I leave the room smiling.
TalkinLoud
Broadway Legend
joined:3/3/09
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 01:59pm
I would choose Spiderman, but I'd rather choose neither.
Patti LuPone FANatic
Broadway Legend
joined:3/4/06
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 02:03pm
My thoughts go to the cast and crew of "Leap Of Faith." There was so much drama, even before the show arrived in NYC. The cast worked with what was handed to them. I cannot even imagine what they're feeling now, as they face an imminent closing, in the face of scathing reviews. For those of you who have actually seen the show recently, what is it like being in a theatre with very few people in the audience? What is that like? Just wondering.... RC in Austin, Texas
Susan Haskins (Theatre Talk): "I love children. That's why I work with Michael (Riedel)."
HeyMrMusic
Broadway Legend
joined:5/16/04
Deena Jones
Broadway Legend
joined:5/27/03
Leap of Faith closing on Sunday?
Posted: 5/8/12 at 02:19pm
Buh-bye...

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