Essay on The Musical Of Musicals ( Musical ! )

798 Words Apr 27th, 2016 4 Pages
Overall I thought the experience of The Musical of Musicals (the Musical!) was unique because of how they had the stage configured as a thrust with some audience members sitting on stage. Before the show began Brittney Hines who was the audience concierge came over to the group of people I came with and asked us our favorite musicals which was a nice touch. Although I have had the opportunity to see many musicals performed live or the movie versions, of the musicals mentioned I only understood the references from The Phantom of the Opera. It would have made the play more enjoyable had I understood all the references but, it was still entertaining. The acting style was presentational; when they actors and actresses were singing and speaking they gave looks and gestures. The pacing for the play was very appropriate because each act took the same plot and fit it to a specific musical. This means the play needed to move along quickly to keep it from being boring which it did. I liked the fact that the story was slightly different every time and that it moved along quickly. The blocking was varied for every act of the play which made it interesting, I liked that there was a lot of movement on stage because it helped keep me engaged in the play. The blocking was particularly good in the song Corn performed by Garrett D. Reese who played Willie because his movements and motions matched what he was singing. I had no trouble hearing during the performance because I was close to…

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