Sunday, August 29, 2010

Bits and Pieces for 08.29.10



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If you want to play the game before you read the answers, click here for Part I, and click here for Part II.

Here are the answers, in this order: SHOW/WHO IS SINGING TO WHO/SONG TITLE.

1. The Addams Family, Wednesday to Gomez and Morticia, “One Normal Night”
2. AIDA, Aida to Radames, “Written in the Stars”
3. Aspects of Love, Rose to Alex, "Parlez-vous Francais"
4. Assassins, Proprietor to John Hinkley, Jr. “Everybody’s Got the Right”
5. Avenue Q, Rod to Nicky, “It Sucks to Be Me”

Blood Brothers

6. Blood Brothers, The Narrator to the audience, “Prologue”
7. Cabaret, Fraulein Schneider to Cliff, “So What?”
8. Chess, Florence to Freddie, “How Many Women?”
9. City of Angels, Buddy to Stine, “The Buddy System”
10. Company, Paul to Amy, “Getting Married Today”
11. Damn Yankees, Sohovik to the team, “The Game”
12. Footloose, Ariel to her girlfriends, “Holding Out for a Hero”

The Full Monty

13. The Full Monty, Jerry to the union rep, “Scrap”
14. The Goodbye Girl, Elliot to Paula “My Rules/Your Rules”
15. Grand Hotel: The Musical, Flaemmchen to herself, “I Want to Go to Hollywood”
16. Grey Gardens, Big Edie to Brooks, “The Five-Fifteen”
17.  Hairspray, Edna to the prison matron, “The Big Doll House”
18. Jekyll and Hyde, Hyde to Jekyll, “Confrontation”
19. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Mrs. Potiphar to Joseph, “Potiphar”
20. Kiss of the Spider Woman, Valentin to Molina, “I Draw the Line”
21. Les Miserables, Thenardier to Jean Valjean, “Master of the House”
22. Mary Poppins, Mary to the children, “Practically Perfect”
23. Memphis, Delray to Huey, “She’s My Sister”
24. Miss Saigon, John to Chris, “The Telephone Song”
25. The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Neville Landless to Edwin Drood, “No Good Can Come From Bad”
26. next to normal, Diana to Natalie, “Superboy and the Invisible Girl”


27. Passion, Clara to Giorgio, “Happiness”
28. RENT, Mimi to Roger, “Light My Candle”
29. The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Marquis to God, “Madame Guillotine”
30. The Secret Garden, Mary to Dickon, “Wick”
31. She Loves Me, Georg to his co-workers, “Good Morning, Good Day”
32. Shrek: The Musical, Gingy to Pinocchio, “Freak Flag”
33. Sunset Boulevard, Betty to Joe, “Every Movie’s a Circus”
34. Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Mrs. Lovett to Sweeney Todd, “The Worst Pies in London”
35. Thoroughly Modern Millie, Trevor to Millie, “The Speed Test”
36. Urinetown: The Musical, Officer Lockstock to Little Sally, “Too Much Exposition”
37. The Who’s Tommy, The Nurse to Mrs. Walker, “It’s a Boy”


38. Wicked, Fiyero to Galinda, “Dancing Through Life”
39. The Wild Party, Queenie to Delores, “Welcome to My Party”
40. Xanadu, Kira to Sonny, “Magic”

How did you do?

  • LOGOS: The Scottsboro Boys, Lombardi, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
  • Broadway Boys: Mr. September 2010
  • What I'm Looking Forward to This Fall
  • Broadway on TV
  • REVIEW: Chess at Signature Theatre
  • Back to School Broadway Style
  • LOOKING BACK: Good Vibrations
  • DESIGNER CLOSE UP: Theoni V. Aldredge


  • Mrs. Warren's Profession (American Airlines Theatre) Previews: 9/3; Opening: 10/3; Closing: 11/23
  • Brief Encounter (Studio 54) Previews: 9/10; Opening: 9/28; Closing: 12/05
  • The Pitmen Painters (Samuel J. Friedman) Previews: 9/14: Opening: 9/30; Closing: 12/12
  • A Life in the Theatre (Schoenfeld) Previews: 9/17; Opening: 10/12; Closing: 1/2/2011
  • Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Jacobs) Previews: 9/20; Opening: 10/13; Open-ended Run
  • Time Stands Still (Cort) Previews: 9/23; Opening: 10/7; Open-ended Run
  • La Bete (Music Box) Previews: 9/23; Opening: 10/14; Closing: 2/12/2011
  • Lombardi (Circle-in-the-Square) Previews: 9/23; Opening: 10/21; Open-ended Run

(Dates are subject to change.)

Happy Birthday Last Week to:
08/22: Theoni V. Aldredge, Costume Designer (A Chorus Line)
08/23: Marian Seldes, Actor (Deuce, Deathtrap)
08/24: Jessica Boevers, Actor (In My Life)
08/25: Van Johnson, Late Actor (La Cage aux Folles - 1983)
08/26: Michael Jeter, Late Actor (Grand Hotel: The Musical)
08/27: Ira Levin, Late Author, Playwright (Deathtrap)
08/28: Donald O'Connor, Late Actor (Show Boat)

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