Not by the Orchestra, mind you. By the audio system. Using the pre-recorded version.
So show of hands, who is going back this SHREKTEMBER just to watch poor Sutton Foster force a smile as she sings a Monkees song?
But by that time, youâ€™ve started thinking that Mr. Sellars has written his own play about love and war, and that Shakespeareâ€™s words mostly just get in the way.Have you ever sat through an "Emperor's New Clothes" situation in theater? Did only you find it to be you who thought so, or did the general public or critics eventually agree with you, like Brantley did with me on this Othello?
Our first marathon. This is the greatest house I have ever performed- Ethan Hawke, writing in Bakunin's Journal during The Coast Of Utopia.
in front of. People have flown in from all over the world. They are
ready. If I look up right now, I'll get a laugh. Watch:
MISS SAIGON 2: Kim and Chrisâ€™s son grows up and tries to find out about his parentage while getting caught up in a Second Vietnam War, discovering the truth about his penchant for expensive helicopters and a little lesson on how tasteful it is to perform in yellowface.
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 2: The Jews of Anatevka move to Orange County, CA. Will Tevye win the surfboarding competition? Which of his remaining daughters will become movie stars? And what will Yente do for a living now? Also works as a television sitcom with added laugh track.
RENT 2: Everybody grows the hell up and gets a damn job.
But Mr. Seller noted that, in postperformance conversations with friends and audience members, he was surprised by how many people had never seen â€œWest Side Story,â€ with music by Leonard Bernstein, onstage or its film version and lacked a strong grasp of Shakespeareâ€™s â€œRomeo and Juliet,â€ which was the basis for the plot.â€œIt means we have to work a little bit harder in making sure people understand the show better,â€ Mr. Seller said.So let's get this straight. When deciding to do two full songs in Spanish, what you weighed was not the emotional impact or how well it would register or whether the audience would be bored to tears during these moments, effectively pulling them out of the world of the musical.