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How large was your pit band? 
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Post How large was your pit band?
Just wondering. Our school has a really crappy theater program that is just starting to redevelop itself. We'll be using just piano...and maybe trumpet (for Gabriel only) and drums if we're lucky. Did anyone else only use piano. I'm concerned about how this will be.

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Anything Goes is too showy to have such a small pit. Try to get at least five instrumentalists in...


Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:49 am
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I don't know exactly, but ours is pretty big. Piano, trumpet, drums, bassist (I only know this because my friends think he's cute...), and a lot of other instruments I don't know the names of. Not sure, since I'm typically not focused on the pit while on stage :D but I'd say probably about 15-20 members. Enough to sound like almost like the CD (of the 1984 version with Patti LuPone), at least instrument-wise if not talent-wise. Opening night tonight for me!! Freak out time!! :lol:

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we have 20 pitters.
including a few adults who are getting paid large sums of money.
as in, hundreds per show/ rehearsal.

but, they sound incredible.


Fri Apr 11, 2008 12:08 pm
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