"Bad " Musical You Enjoyed

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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#51
Posted: 3/5/06 at 1:53am
Actually, Mamma Mia got good reviews, even from Ben Brantley. So, even though we all love to hate it, it still doesn't qualify as being critically panned.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#52
Posted: 3/5/06 at 1:55am
Yeah, that's true. It was in the Tony's that year. I suppose ABBA in general is just a guilty pleasure. re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#53
Posted: 3/5/06 at 2:23am
Cats...
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#54
Posted: 3/5/06 at 2:34am
Little Women
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#55
Posted: 3/5/06 at 3:57am
I didn't see it, but listening to Princess Diana the musical always brings a smile to my face on a bad day.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#56
Posted: 3/5/06 at 11:47am
"Big: the Musical" (becuase I did it last November and fell in love with "The Real thing") and "Clue: the Musical" (ran off-B'way for 29 performances, I've seen 2 local productions and loved both).
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#57
Posted: 3/5/06 at 12:14pm
Urban - I loved CHESS too. That show deserved a better fate.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#58
Posted: 3/5/06 at 1:25pm
Bombay Dreams
Little women sans Amy McAlexander
Happy...Everything! Kaye Thompson
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#59
Posted: 3/5/06 at 1:29pm
Chess wasn't a flop in London at all. If you talked about Broadway production, that can be said "Bad".

Mama Mia cannot be called "Bad" either, finacially or critically.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#60
Posted: 3/5/06 at 1:48pm
I love the songs of J&H.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#61
Posted: 3/5/06 at 3:28pm

Dance of the Vampires was quite possibly the best $20 I have ever spent. (actually $40 - I had to go back)

I have never laughed so hard at anything in my life!!!

(and didn't see In My Life, but shoudl have)

they made a musical of Clue? that's awesome! I hope it was based on the movie...
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#62
Posted: 3/5/06 at 7:49pm
Little Woman in my opinion is one of THE BEST musicals ever... but it definitely got trashed. WHY IS THIIIS???
some things are meant to be...
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#63
Posted: 3/5/06 at 7:50pm
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#64
Posted: 3/5/06 at 7:52pm
I have nothing to contribute to this thread yet (I haven't really enjoyed any bad musicals). But I'm SO hoping to add Lestat to this thread when I see it. Cause it looks like SO much kitschy fun.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#65
Posted: 3/5/06 at 8:02pm
I'm proud to say I loved Taboo and Bombay Dreams, despite their faults.

Good Vibrations, that's more of a guilty pleasure. Because it was rightfully panned.


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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#66
Posted: 3/5/06 at 8:11pm
I like Annie.

Don't make fun of me. It was my first exposure to musical theatre! It's become a bit of a sentimental thing now.

Chess wasn't a flop in London at all. If you talked about Broadway production, that can be said "Bad".

I never saw the Broadway production of Chess, but I like the OBCR and prefer its admittedly muddled book to London's book.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#67
Posted: 3/5/06 at 8:58pm
LENNON - Saw it 3x

BKLYN- I enjoyed it at first, but got really tired of it.

LITTLE WOMEN- I loved it. End of story.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#68
Posted: 3/5/06 at 10:10pm
"Dracula","Chita" and "Wicked", and i would say "Bombay Dreams" but the reviews weren't really bad, and i think the show was not bad at all!
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#69
Posted: 3/6/06 at 6:50am
Moby Dick - The musical. Well, I was only ten but I had a fantastic time! Having only seen South Pacific at that point, I didn't know musicals could be fun...

Romeo & Juliet - The musical. Hilariously bad lyrics ("Tybalt, Tybalt, you're gonna die") set to sub-Eurovision music (not quite as bad Notre Dame de Paris) performed by 12 year olds (albeit very talented 12 year olds). Great way to get over a recent break-up re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed

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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#70
Posted: 3/6/06 at 7:01am
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#71
Posted: 3/6/06 at 8:53am
Taboo (5x)
Dracula (5x)
Chitty (3x)
In My Life (2x)
Little Women (2x)

If I like a musical, it means the critics won't and it's destined to close pretty quickly.
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#72
Posted: 3/6/06 at 12:28pm
Dance of the Vampires
and Jekyll and Hyde
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#73
Posted: 3/6/06 at 5:14pm
I quite enjoyed "Sweet Smell of Success".

I absolutely loved "Aspects of Love" when I first saw it...I still think it's one of ALW's under-rated scores (it does borrow heavily from Rachmaninoff and Tschaikowski)
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#74
Posted: 3/6/06 at 8:46pm
"movin out isn't a bad musical"

YOU"RE RIGHT MOVIN OUT ISN'T A MUSICAL AT ALL. LOL
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re: 'Bad ' Musicals You Enjoyed#75
Posted: 3/6/06 at 8:58pm
I love Jekyll & Hyde. Love, love, love. Especially the concept cast. Mmm...