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re: Bat thoughts

Posted by:
angie 04:37 am MST 02/21/17
In reply to: Bat thoughts - Tremorlor 01:20 pm MST 02/20/17

I totally agree with - Falco & Tink could do with a stronger start, and that a few lines from Left In The Dark could step in and help Tink.

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> Loved the music and the performers. The vocalists are
> truly stunning. There's not a single weaker voice in
> there, any song they do they do justice to and you can see
> their enthusiasm, which is just wonderful. Their
> perfection is also astounding, the way Strat recovered
> when he slipped on the water puddle was just wow. You saw
> their surprised faces, but they carried on as if nothing
> would have happened.
> The orchestration also is fantastic! Love the pounding
> piano.
> Special mention goes to 2oo3, which works perfectly as a
> duet. It even makes more sense that way than done solo.
>
> Felt wonderful to be there and see Jims' lifelong dream
> finally hit the stage, just a shame that he wasn't there
> to see it in person too. I bet he would have loved not
> only the show but also the audiences reaction.
>
> A few nitpicks I do have though.
> The various characters would need a better introduction.
> Falco needs to be far more menacing, and this menace needs
> to be established right at the beginning of the show. His
> minions uniforms should also be reworked to look less like
> leftovers a sex shop offered for free because noone bought
> them. Cudos by the way to Falco who kept running around
> the stage in those ridiculous shoes. I certainly would
> have tripped.
>
> Tink and his love for Start should be introduced sooner
> and more prominently. Tink has an important role to play,
> so he should have maybe a duet with Strat instead of just
> that dialogue. A few lines of Left in the Dark might do
> the trick.
>
> As it seems to be a tad long, I'd rework the dialogues to
> be sharper and less repetitive (how often can you repeat
> "the sea is watching the sky, the sky is watching the sea"
> and get away with it?) instead of shortening the songs.
> Well, apart from Dead Ringer which really didn't do
> anything there.
>
> Now bring on a studio cast recording please! (with
> skipable dialogues...)
>


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