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What do you guys think? Would it work?

I think that all hard-core Queen fans and fans of the musical would eat it up, but... most of the show depends on audience participation. So it could go either way really.

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How much "audience participation" is there in WWRY?

I'm an American, so I'm away from the major WWRY audience, but I love Queen and it seems like a fun show. Are we talking "characters interact with the audience a bit here and there" like Hair and Rock of Ages, or is this full on Rocky Horror audience participation?

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Well, it's basically you've got to clap along to the numbers " Radio Gaga" and "I Want It All" and really get into the closing numbers (i.e- Stomping and clapping for "We Will Rock You" and waving your hands for "We Are the Champions). Most audiences really get into it and others... not so much.

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One of my friends saw it in London. I forgot how he phrased it. But, I don't think it would work ... but that's just me.

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I don't think it would work. Mostly because of sets. The stage set just sets the whole 'Cyber World' perfectly.
Also, I agree with audience participation thing. Most of the musical numbers would fall flat without a live audience.
But, if it were to be released I would see it. Depends what they do with it.

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smabi wrote:
I don't think it would work. Mostly because of sets. The stage set just sets the whole 'Cyber World' perfectly.
Also, I agree with audience participation thing. Most of the musical numbers would fall flat without a live audience.
But, if it were to be released I would see it. Depends what they do with it.


Well... they could still make it look like a "Cyber World". That's the wonder of film-making. ;)

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^ Yeah, but go too far and we're in "remake of Tron" territory.

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Brother Marvin Hinten, S. wrote:
^ Yeah, but go too far and we're in "remake of Tron" territory.


lol, that's true. :lol:

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On a random note, the film's been taken on by Tribeca Studios.

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I know this is random but, is it just me or is there this whole Movie musical craze just getting out of hand? I mean, they might just destroy the plot entirely, but that's just my opinion....

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shannon_waz_here wrote:
I know this is random but, is it just me or is there this whole Movie musical craze just getting out of hand? I mean, they might just destroy the plot entirely, but that's just my opinion....


Aside from Disney Channel movies, I really don't know of a lot of movie musicals, at least major ones. It's not like there are 5 movie musical feature films in one year.

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As of 2000, I would say a relative pattern has emerged of 1 movie musical per year, usually out for the Christmas season, but not always (Hairspray camd out in the summer).

Looking in the opposite direction however, there seems to be a film-to-stage craze going on...

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