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Students Shadow Their Teachers in Dual Roles of Follies 
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Post Students Shadow Their Teachers in Dual Roles of Follies
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BRILLIANT. I WAS THERE TONIGHT. BRILLIANT.

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Post Students Shadow Their Teachers in Dual Roles of FOLLIES
This is such a fantastic idea, having the students play the younger roles and the faculty play the older roles. It is one way to make the show credible, casting-wise, in an educational environment. I love hearing about neat casting ideas for this show. Some years back there was a production starring Broadway's original young Sally, Ben, Phyllis and Buddy as their older counterparts, which I think must have been incredibly fulfilling for them.

Now if only we could get a production that makes use of the original book. It is incredibly disappointing that after all the promises that the current production starring Bernadette Peters would revert to the masterful original libretto that the show is still using a revised book, this time the one that was used for the Encores! production...

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Post Re: Students Shadow Their Teachers in Dual Roles of Follies
That is indeed a brilliant idea. I wish I could've seen that!

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