is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?

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is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#0
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:37pm
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#1
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:38pm
I don't think so. Although my opinion may not be telling because I read the novel before seeing the show. But yeah, I can't imagine you'd have a problem following it.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#2
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:39pm
nope, just hard to watch. Virtual reality ALW = headache and eye sores.
<< Gavin Creel and Kate Baldwin making vocal love... I adore these two.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#3
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:48pm
If you pay attention, you'll be able to follow the show.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#4
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:50pm
If you pay attention, you'll be on the edge of your seat. It's a fun ride.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#5
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:53pm
How about Sweeney ?? Is it hard to follow?
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#6
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:55pm
If you're not familiar with the show, I think it can be a little tricky. Just make sure to pay careful attention.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#7
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:56pm
Okay.. cool...

Is Woman in White busy on Saturday's? I was thinking TKTS-ing it
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#8
Posted: 1/12/06 at 5:58pm
According to this link, it was on the booth's boards last Saturday.

http://www.entertainment-link.com/tkts.asp?show=all

Enjoy the show, and PLEASE post a review! :)

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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#9
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:00pm
EDIT: Haha. Nevermind.
http://www.beintheheights.com/katnicole1 (Please click and help me win!) I chose, and my world was shaken- So what?
The choice may have been mistaken, The choosing was not...
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#10
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:22pm
yes- go see it and ENJOY it! Don't worry about the story, it's intricate but it all falls into place, and it's fantastic.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#11
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:30pm
The Woman in White shouldn't be too hard to follow but you truly will be on the edge of your seat for about the whole show! I really enjoyed the show... I guess you should just know
***POSSIBLE SPOILER???***(but not really)
that Anne and Laura are two different people and that Anne is not a ghost
***END SPOILER***
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#12
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:32pm
Why are we giving away plot lines Kevo!?
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#13
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:36pm
I said it was a possible spoiler lol. But someone I saw the show with didn't realize the things i posted before.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#14
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:40pm
Really Kevo!? That's dissapointing.
Finally a show comes along that challenges us mentally and we still have to break down plots ahead of time and afterwards for people... oh well.

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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#15
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:47pm
Lol, she didn't enjoy the show too much, so i don't think she was paying attention too much. But I loved the show and I know you did too! The cast was super friendly at the stagedoor too!
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#16
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:48pm
o Kevo- how could you tell that I loved the show!? Am I THAT transparent!?
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#17
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:57pm
Not hard, just predictable.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#18
Posted: 1/12/06 at 6:58pm
It is fairly easy to follow (btw, the show is sung-through) - it is quite compelling and will have you at your seat's edge following the plot. I think the sets are also effective in moving the story along fast and the detailed backdrops enhance the story's atmosphere.

The cast are excellent in their singing and acting roles. And I do love the accents - Maria and Michael's, in particular re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?





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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#19
Posted: 1/12/06 at 9:24pm
It's not hard to follow the plot...
Overall, an enjoyable experience

And I heard that Daniel Marcus was great as Fosco.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#20
Posted: 1/13/06 at 2:17am
I have heard that some people did find the story difficult to follow. The mother of someone I know went to see it recently with friends -- she had read the book first, so she had no problem following the story. Her friends, however did have some trouble. I have also seen comments on other message boards where people complained they were confused about what was going on.

I had not read the book before I saw the show for the first time, and I had no problem following the story. Maybe it's because I have read other books in the genre.

I, too, like the projections. I find the backgrounds, especially in the outdoor scenes, make it a bit more realistic. I also agree with Jo that the cast is really excellent.

BTW, I took my 16 year old niece to see the show in early December. She swore to me that the woman in white was a ghost. I refused to tell her one way or another... all was revealed eventually.. re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow? re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#21
Posted: 1/13/06 at 8:47am
I went last night.
Ball was out.
The set projections were very interesting. I have never seen anything like it. It took my breath away!
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#22
Posted: 1/13/06 at 8:57am
Not hard to follow at all, I didnt think. Pretty darn interesting concept. Can't say I was madly in love with some of the directorial and book choices, but the score and performances are awsome and will be remembered at Tony time.

Although, I do belive that COLOR PURPLE as a stage musical is as good as it gets so far this season. Brilliantly breathatking piece of art, with a fantastic score, solid book, and performances to end all performances. The ladies in CP are brilliant.

But so are Michael Ball, Maria Friedman, and the ever so slightly used Angela Christian (as well as Friedmans sisters name in the show, which I am forgeting right now) in WIW!

Now SWEENY TODD is also a FANTASTIC revival of what has become a classic and Patti Lupone & Michael Cerveris hit it out of the BALL PARK, and I believe both deserve Tony awards. (Does anyone else think that Cerveris is far supperior to John Lloyd Young in Jersey Boys? *A show I was NOT all that fond of*)
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#23
Posted: 1/13/06 at 9:10am
The sister of Maria Friedman's character is played by the lovely and talented Jill Paice.
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re: is WOMAN IN WHITE hard to follow?#24
Posted: 1/13/06 at 9:10am
Sorry, double post...
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