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re: Tanz still runs 3 hours with intermission :-/

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nowhere_fast 03:14 am MST 03/02/17
In reply to: re: Tanz still runs 3 hours with intermission :-/ - ashkent7 09:47 am MST 03/01/17

Difference is that in a musical they might only sing a couple of numbers unlike a concert where the lead singer has to carry the full show
Also the understudy is available to step in if needed
And with a musical you have a base whereas with a tour constant travel can play havoc on a voice and getting rest

> I've seen quite a few shows that run around 2 hr 50. While
> it is good to tighten things up, I just hope they don't
> overdo it. I haven't heard complaints about there being
> too many songs so taking out one like Good Girls (which is
> obviously from a Bat album) seems a bit much (unless it
> really just doesn't fit, but again no one has said
> anything like that).
>
> The only thing I could cite as a reason for shortening it,
> is similar to what Meat was told back in the late 70s...if
> you're performing those songs like that every night you're
> going to get burn out, and at the moment it's two pretty
> much back to back performances so massively challenging.
> But then again, that's like most theatre productions
> so...who knows. No really...who knows??
>
> >
> >
> > >
> > > > Running Time
> > > > 2 hours 20 minutes (includes intermission)
> > >
> > > Uhm, isnīt that A MUCH shorter running time or am I
> > > misleaded?
> > >
> > > Markus


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