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Wick3 said: "Annette170 said: "I wanted the original castto me by memory."
I know how you feel. The last time I saw Dear Evan Hansen was back in Nov 2017 just for that same reason.
BTW, I didn't realize how much a comedy this musical was until I saw the concert. In the late 90s I recall listening to the CD cast album but didn't really catch the comedic elements as much (hence why it's always better to go see live theater!) I know i
DAME said: "Rainah said: "I always figured it was pretty much between the actor, their doctor, and those running the show. A director can say "Go on vocal rest" but they don't control an actor outside of the show. Likewise, an actor can say "I need vocal rest" but a producer can still send them on the talkshow circuit.
I have a demanding job, and people go on 'stress leave' often. It's basically the emotional version of vocal re
LuPita2 said: "I saw the The Tempest in 2013, and it was such a joy to see people to know that Public Works had partnered up with so many wonderful organizations to make that extraordinary event happen. I think this will be amazing.
I don't understand the transferring talk, it's like people here don't know what "Shakespeare in the Park" is, which is surprising. "
Didn’t the 2009 Broadway Hair revival start out as a
AADA81 said: "I've seen him in 'A Chorus Line' and 'On the Town' and was very impressed. His singing &dancing weresuperb. He's doing the American Songbook Series right now after having done 'Prince of Broadway' last year. I hope he's back on the boards someday soon. Anyone else a fan?"
He's about to star in a one-night only concert of THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL later this month!
OuttaTowner said: "I also saw it in the Berkshires last summer. Despite a killer cast (including Will Swenson), the whole enterprise seemed leaden and rather lifeless. It went on far too long, with too few laughs or memorable tunes. After so many workshops, perhaps the creative team decided to just let it go.
P.S. - not that you asked, but wish some enterprising producers would remount Barrington Stage’s Pirates of Penzance from a few summers back, also starring Swen
I love these coffee table books as well. Strand Bookstore always seems to have a few in their oversized theatre/film section, so if you're ever in NYC I recommend looking there (I bought one on The Producers not too long ago).
I also loved the Playbill Yearbook series -- it was a fun, behind the scenes look at all the shows running every season. I miss them!
I've said this before, but I really hope a coffee table book is released on the making of Come Fro