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I just tried out and i am so excited i got a part. i was wondering how good of a part a narrator is. i'll be in all the chorus songs too. This is the jr version and im in seventh grade.


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Are you sure you're "a" narrator? BatB only has one narrator, THE Narrator. I don't see how the director could split the lines.

Anyway, you will be the first person the audience hears speak. The whole Prologue is spoken by you. And yes, you will also be in the ensemble (which is not so bad if I say so myself; I've done BatB ensemble before).

Congratulations and have fun with the show! :D

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In the Jr. version they added 4 narrators and expanded their role. You speak during the Prolouge, the wolf attacks, and depending which number narrator you are depends what other scenes you are in. All in all, it's a nice role.


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beccaxoxo wrote:
In the Jr. version they added 4 narrators and expanded their role. You speak during the Prolouge, the wolf attacks, and depending which number narrator you are depends what other scenes you are in. All in all, it's a nice role.


Oh really? I had no idea! I'm surprised they'd make such a big change as that.

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ActingDude17 wrote:
beccaxoxo wrote:
In the Jr. version they added 4 narrators and expanded their role. You speak during the Prolouge, the wolf attacks, and depending which number narrator you are depends what other scenes you are in. All in all, it's a nice role.


Oh really? I had no idea! I'm surprised they'd make such a big change as that.


I was suprised too when I first saw it. I think they made the change because the Jr. show is geared toward Elementary and Middle Schools, as well as smaller children theatres, so it allows more parts for the students.

I honestly think having the four narrators on stage really messes up the beginning. At least in the production I am in, the stage looks cluttered with them, the Beast, and the Enchantress.


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beccaxoxo wrote:
ActingDude17 wrote:
beccaxoxo wrote:
In the Jr. version they added 4 narrators and expanded their role. You speak during the Prolouge, the wolf attacks, and depending which number narrator you are depends what other scenes you are in. All in all, it's a nice role.


Oh really? I had no idea! I'm surprised they'd make such a big change as that.


I was suprised too when I first saw it. I think they made the change because the Jr. show is geared toward Elementary and Middle Schools, as well as smaller children theatres, so it allows more parts for the students.

I honestly think having the four narrators on stage really messes up the beginning. At least in the production I am in, the stage looks cluttered with them, the Beast, and the Enchantress.


They're on-stage? In the full version the narration is spoken from off-stage.

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ActingDude17 wrote:
beccaxoxo wrote:
ActingDude17 wrote:
beccaxoxo wrote:
In the Jr. version they added 4 narrators and expanded their role. You speak during the Prolouge, the wolf attacks, and depending which number narrator you are depends what other scenes you are in. All in all, it's a nice role.


Oh really? I had no idea! I'm surprised they'd make such a big change as that.


I was suprised too when I first saw it. I think they made the change because the Jr. show is geared toward Elementary and Middle Schools, as well as smaller children theatres, so it allows more parts for the students.

I honestly think having the four narrators on stage really messes up the beginning. At least in the production I am in, the stage looks cluttered with them, the Beast, and the Enchantress.


They're on-stage? In the full version the narration is spoken from off-stage.


Yes, they are on-stage. As talented as the narrators are, I cannot stand it one bit. When the director was staging it, I was cringing watching her figure out where she wanted them to stand. On top of that, the Enchantress walks on stage behind the narrators.


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Man, that sucks. It's such a strong show by itself. It doesn't need narrators. :roll:


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You just got to love those jr shows and all the changes made to the stories. :roll:


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beccaxoxo wrote:
You just got to love those jr shows and all the changes made to the stories. :roll:


Like ITWJR being the first act of the full show. *shudders*

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Well, it sounds like a cool part in a show I would KILL to be in any version of!!

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: CONGRATS! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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I agree with the people hating changes. I'm just glad our directors will take the Junior Script and pepper it with the original.

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