RAGTIME Reunion Concert Happening This April Dec 18
2019, 09:35:25 PM
Getting to see the original cast on Broadway is still in my top musical viewing experiences, possibly even the top. Ms. Mazzie will be sincerely missed. I was meh on "Back to Before" from the recordings until I saw her perform it on an empty stage in that giant house, and damn, if she didn't sell me. There may have been some goosebumps and watery eyes. Even without her, if I could manage to get a ticket I'd make the trip.
Schedule delayed me being able to share my thoughts as I'd like on the show outside of production details. I will say I agree with a lot that has been said here, but I guess I fell into the nostalgia bin as I really enjoyed it.
I watched the full movie for the first time the night after the first preview, and it helped me get a better understanding of what did and didn't work for me and possibly why.
First off, the money here is in the licensing. I'd say it
The main family house set was a unit that rolled in from upstage to include foyer, stairs, living room and kitchen. Proscenium arch flew in to frame it. Made me think of a three camera sitcom set.
Most of the other sets were a combination of a back piece flying in and wagons that came in from the wings. Daniel's apartment (the other main location) had an accordion door that went to the bedroom/bathroom area with the front wall cut ou
Mrs. Doubtfire - Seattle Pre-Broadway Thoughts Nov 27
2019, 03:54:42 AM
As mentioned, no scene or song list in the program. This is my best guess at song titles: Act 1 Opening/Pizza Rolls (new lyrics to Largo Al Factotum from The Barber of Seville) - Daniel, ensemble That's Daniel (including "cool" dad rap) - All (fairly lengthy, what I would consider the real opening number) I'm Done - Miranda I Want to Be There - Daniel Nanny Interview Montage - Daniel, Ensemble Make Me a Woman - Daniel, Frank, Andre, Ensemble (Donna Summer disco, inclu