The Official Musical Theatre Thread II - Part 2

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  1. Erzengel

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    Still probably one of my least favorite musicals I've ever seen.

    So saw Once On This Island yesterday. They were having a 2 for 1 sale for being on Broadway for a year. $71 a ticket. It's been years since it's been that low . The cast and music were really good and the effects were quite inventive for being a smaller staged show.
     
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    I also forgot to write about Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

    So we did the Part 1 and 2 shows on the same day. I felt it was going to be a long day. But the story was very compelling and interesting and the crowd was really into it. Both Parts have an intermission and I like how they sold different stuff depending on the show you saw.

    We saw Part 1, then went to this great Sushi/Raimen place and then came back and finished the show. Got a picture with the guy who played Ron Weasley after Part 2. The show as really good and I know it's decent money but if you are able to go, I'd highly recommend it especially if you are a Harry Potter fan.
     
  3. ComicChick

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    so they just announced out of nowhere yesterday that Kristen Chenoweth is coming here in April for a solo show, and literally minutes later I bought myself a ticket, 5th row! I'm so excited, this is my Christmas present to myself.

    This is also a bucket list item I cross off. I've seen Idina twice, and now finally Kristen. I'm super excited.
     
  4. flickchick85

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    Congrats CC! I saw her here a few years ago and she was just as awesome as you'd imagine. You're in for a treat. :up:
     
  5. tzarinna

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    Anastasia @ The Kennedy Center. Awesome!
    Aida @ Constellation Theater, awesome!
    Beetlejuice @ National Theater, awesome! BTW, totally not kid friendly. Not very subtle on the sex jokes, much along the lines of Book of Mormon.
     
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    Whoa, that's surprising. Dying to see that one, though, glad you enjoyed it!
     
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    Anastasia, and I'll see it again.
     
  8. ComicChick

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    Lion King is coming next season. I think it's going on the list!
     
  9. ComicChick

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    found some of my pics i took from Beautiful

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  10. Pink Ranger

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    Just booked my annual trip to NYC! On my list for this year: Dreamgirls, Magic Mike, Beetlejuice, Merrily We Roll Along, Hamilton, Kiss Me Kate, Gary.
     
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    So far, I have tickets to the Temptations musical but I want to also see Beetlejuice.
     
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    Ephram is waiting for you, Ms. Channing.
     
  13. ComicChick

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    Rent Live is on Jan 27th
     
  14. ComicChick

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    this is what is coming to Richmond for the 2019-2020 season

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    that's only about 2 hours from me and I've been to that theatre at least twice
     
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    You better see Hamilton. If more people don't support this show, it might not make it.
     
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    Hamilton is supposed to come to my town, so i'm considering saving the money and just splurging on really good seats here. but i would totally see Wicked and maybe Cats. I don't know much of anything about the other shows
     
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    I saw King Kong.

    That is just about all I have to say about that.
     
  18. Pink Ranger

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    What I saw in NYC at the end of March:

    Oklahoma
    The Prom
    Hamilton
    Merrily We Roll Along
    Kiss Me Kate
    Beetlejuice
    The Cher Show

    Wish I had swapped Oklahoma with Hadestown in hindsight.
     
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    How was Kiss Me Kate & Beetlejuice?
     
  20. Pink Ranger

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    Kiss Me Kate was solid, not spectacular, but if you're a fan of the classic Broadway soprano, go see it.

    Beetlejuice is inventively staged, and is definitely a musical designed for the ComiCon crowd. It's a decent retelling of the film but with new elements, but the music is a little underwhelming and the story resolution is weak.
     
  21. ComicChick

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    seeing Kristin Chenoweth tonight! Bucket list of seeing Idina and Kristin live is accomplished. sadly i wasnt able to see them perform together
     
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    i hope they do "the routine"
     
  25. Pink Ranger

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    Like Hamilton, I want the entire Friends cast to be black or Puerto Rican.
     

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