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So, for my Fundamentals of Music Theatre class final, we have to write a paper saying what we would do if we won the lottery (basically an unlimited amount of money). Our options were
-Revive a show - what would you do with it? who would you cast? why do you feel it should be revived?
-Commission a new show - which composer? what kind of story? why?

I just got to wondering what people would do :) what would YOU do?

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I'd ressurect Rodgers and Hammerstein to write a new show specifically for me to play the lead :P

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You'd never see me again. I'll be downtown. Get a nice studio; stay out of the barrio. ;)

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^

Didn't see that one coming.

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I would revive Jekyll and Hyde, using my fanscript (assuming unlimited money means Wildhorn and Bricusse can't say no :wink: ).

I don't have a definite cast in mind, though James Barbour in the title roles is a possibility which occurs to me frequently.

Or, alternatively, rather than a 'revival', I would simply open it as a brand new production on the West End.

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Theater related, I'll fund and bring productions of "Lord of the Rings," "Yoduk Story" and "Queen Seon Deok"(both South Korean shows) to broadway.


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You'd never see me again. I'll be downtown. Get a nice studio; stay out of the barrio. ;)


Ya beat me to it...except I was gonna use Benny's solo! "If I won the lotto, well I know, I wouldn't bother going on no spending spree...."

Anyway, this is just off the top of my head, but I would commission Sondheim to write a musical about the Bush administration. I think he could do wonders with it.

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On that note, I'd commission Sondheim to write anything the man wanted, so long as it was good and worthy of the Sondheim name.

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Tanz Der Vampire in English in Australia. A replica production of the original, staring Anthony Warlow and Renee Burleigh.

Or, Maskerade, by Terry Pratchett
Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber, operetta in the Opera scenes, and various Jazz, rock, kitschy music to suit the rest.
Lyrics: Pratchett, if he's up to it, if not, Richard Stilgoe.

Cast would include
Granny: Pia Douwes
Nanny: Toni Lamond or Colleen Hewitt
Agnes: Ana Marina in a fat suit.


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Brock07 wrote:
On that note, I'd commission Sondheim to write anything the man wanted, so long as it was good and worthy of the Sondheim name.


Which it would be. :D

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ActingDude17 wrote:
Brock07 wrote:
On that note, I'd commission Sondheim to write anything the man wanted, so long as it was good and worthy of the Sondheim name.


Which it would be. :D


I saw in an interview the other week that he has two projects in the works! So excited! I hope they're as good has his 70s projects and make it to broadway!!

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Brock07 wrote:
ActingDude17 wrote:
Brock07 wrote:
On that note, I'd commission Sondheim to write anything the man wanted, so long as it was good and worthy of the Sondheim name.


Which it would be. :D


I saw in an interview the other week that he has two projects in the works! So excited! I hope they're as good has his 70s projects and make it to broadway!!

I totally agree on commissioning Sondheim on writing another musical.

Could you send me a link to the information about Sondheim's new projects? I'd love to know what they are!

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