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re: Very minor opening night glitches

Posted by:
Lordy 04:33 am MST 02/19/17
In reply to: Very minor opening night glitches - Ali 09:09 am MST 02/18/17

Cmon! It was the first ever show. Things will be added and taken out as it evolves. I thought it was brilliant for an opening night of a preview of the first ever show.

> This was an amazing show and for all that these are
> technically previews it looks pretty much finished to me.
> However, they were handing out feedback forms at the
> theatre so they're obviously aiming to tweak things to
> make it even better.
>
> Here's what I noticed...
>
> 1) The wet stage - how they got insurance for several
> things I have no idea, I would love to have seen the risk
> assessment form! The cord round Strat's neck and the dolls
> head being fired into the wings are scary enough but the
> slippery stage needs does actually need addressing before
> they accidentally kill Andrew. I really hope he didn't
> hurt his back last night - that was a nasty fall.
>
> 2) Stage combat. They need to work on this. Someone got
> punched repeatedly at the start of Act 2 but no knaps
> happened so it was entirely silent. You need some sort of
> sound effects to make it look real - particularly if the
> victim is lying down so their reaction options are
> limited.
>
> 3) Microphones - a few technical hitches. Really felt for
> the actress who found that hers was switched off for her
> solo line. Assuming they will have fixed that by tonight.
>
> 4) Not 100% sure about the dancers at the back of Paradise
> by the dashboard light. There's a lot going on already
> there with Falco and Sloane and the baseball stuff.
> Dancers as well is a bit much, although I would feel sorry
> for them if their bit got cut.
>
> 5) I want all of "Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fire"!
> It's one of my absolute favourite Steinman songs! How
> could they cut it short like that! That's like getting up
> and wandering off halfway through sex!
>
> Other than that... perfect.
>
> Ax


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