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re: Thoughts on Bat

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Steve10086 02:00 pm MST 03/06/17
In reply to: re: Thoughts on Bat - Marklbetya 01:33 pm MST 03/06/17

Yep, exactly, I was just hoping it wouldn't come across quite so obviously "jukebox" :(

> By definition, the show IS a "jukebox" musical. It's
> composed of previously released pop songs. We all know
> that wasn't the intent, just how it worked out, but that
> doesn't change anything. Only our little core of
> Steinmaniacs will ever acknowledge that this was intended
> to be first.
>
> > This is another indication that the show is a "jukebox"
> > musical. It won't be taken seriously by a lot of musical
> > theatre fans.
> >
> >
> > > I guess this is where we disagree. You generally DON'T
> > > run that risk at the legitimate theater. You call an
> > > usher and get someone thrown out. At Rock of Ages or
> > > Mamma Mia this was not a concern. I worry about the
> > > future of the show if there are going to be some core fans
> > > singing along with the score.


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