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tatter47
Chorus Member
joined:5/15/07
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 07:04am
We will be bringing a group a high school seniors and juniors to NYC in the fall. We will be seeing Les Miz and we need advice on our second show. It is between Pippin or Gentleman's Guide. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.
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dramamama611
Broadway Legend
joined:12/4/07
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 09:05am
Like the other thread on this very topic, it really depends on the students. Are they DRAMA kids? Newbies? Sophisticated? What kind of community restraints will guide your choices?

I bring HS kids every year, and we see all sorts of things: but I know my students and what their parents deem appropriate very well.
If we're not having fun, then why are we doing it? These are DISCUSSION boards, not mutual admiration boards. Discussion only occurs when we are willing to hear what others are thinking, regardless of whether it is alignment to our own thoughts.
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Gomez3
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joined:5/31/14
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 10:12am
I say go for the more opposite one, which would be Pippin.
tatter47
Chorus Member
joined:5/15/07
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 11:35am
Students are merit scholars. Middle class who will visiting NYC for the very first time.
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Wickedlover56
Understudy
joined:5/2/14
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 11:38am
I would suggest Cabaret, Once, Kinky Boots, and Violet.
neonlightsxo
Broadway Star
joined:7/29/08
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 11:42am
Both are excellent choices for that group.
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dramamama611
Broadway Legend
joined:12/4/07
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/6/14 at 12:43pm
Gentleman's Guide!
If we're not having fun, then why are we doing it? These are DISCUSSION boards, not mutual admiration boards. Discussion only occurs when we are willing to hear what others are thinking, regardless of whether it is alignment to our own thoughts.
Luv2goToShows
Broadway Star
joined:9/13/09
Student Group Advice
Posted: 6/7/14 at 08:31am
While both are great, I think the kids would probably get more of a kick out of Pippin, just from the acrobats alone. Plus I think it would be a good switch up from Les Miz

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