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Can lead to a cancelled show! 8O

It's very strange that a tech issue also happened across the pond in the same night! LOL!

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/103010.html


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That is odd, what happened? does anyone know? I've never seen the show so what kinds of tech are involved in the show?


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Useless post: I've seen the London production yet I can't remember. :?

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jimbothecrab wrote:
That is odd, what happened? does anyone know? I've never seen the show so what kinds of tech are involved in the show?


Silly Jimbo! Read the link! It was a mechanical problem with the Banks' house!

And GB, I love how you announce your post as a "useless post"! LOL!

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Can lead to a cancelled show! 8O

It's very strange that a tech issue also happened across the pond in the same night! LOL!

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/103010.html


This happened with Les Miz many years ago. The barricade broke down on opening night in Manchester, and it had come from the Los Angeles production...where it had broken down on opening night there, too.

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That is so weird! Awesome! :lol:


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jazzygirlsings wrote:
Can lead to a cancelled show! 8O

It's very strange that a tech issue also happened across the pond in the same night! LOL!

http://www.playbill.com/news/article/103010.html


This happened with Les Miz many years ago. The barricade broke down on opening night in Manchester, and it had come from the Los Angeles production...where it had broken down on opening night there, too.


When I noticed you had posted in this thread, I thought to myself: "OH GOD...What did I spell wrong?!" :wink:

But seriously, you are one of my favorite posters on this board! :)

Did they have to cancel that performance as well?

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Did they have to cancel that performance as well?


I don't think so. I think it was just delayed, but I can't remember for sure. I read about it in an interview with Meredith Braun in The Barricade, which are somewhere in the garage at my parents' house.

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What does the banks house do? Is it flown in or something? i'm sorry if i sound stupid.


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I believe it's like the castle in Beauty.

Because the set is gigantic, it can prolly move backwards and forwards and all around to help with scene changes. During Beauty, I could see the stage during the blackouts. When, for example, it went from the castle to the tavern, the castle would roll backwards and a backdrop would fall in front of it.
I'm assuming that's what they're doing with the Banks' residence, but I'm not sure. That's my guess, though. :)


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Certainly in London, and I believe in New York, the house is made of 3 separate pieces - one comes from each wing, and one from upstage; they lock together and move downstage as one piece, then the two-piece roof (the actual roof and the nursery/attic) flies in and sits on top of it.

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is Jolly Holiday as amazing as everyone has made it out to be. With the living statues? :o


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