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Multipurpose Props in Shows

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Multipurpose Props in Shows#1
Posted: 1/23/19 at 12:45am

I am putting on a benefit concert this year and as a budget-friendly organization I would like to purchase some props (big or small) and can serve different functions on stage.

It got me thinking, are there any shows where you were wow by the use of props especially if they were used different throughout the show. I know many blackbox theaters tend to do this but I'd love to get a list going.



thanks!

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Multipurpose Props in Shows#2
Posted: 1/23/19 at 10:44am

The blocks used in the latest revival of Falsettos comes to mind.  

http://www.playbill.com/video/highlights-from-falsettos-on-broadway

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Multipurpose Props in Shows#3
Posted: 1/23/19 at 11:05am

But those are set pieces, not props - aren't they?  

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Multipurpose Props in Shows#4
Posted: 1/23/19 at 2:45pm

Technically yes.   But I think in the spirit of the question, it shows how an item on stage can be used multiple ways.