LASERS. LIBRETTO VOCAL BOOKA. AXLESS .. but one of my favorite shows Gable and Stein’s “The Drowsy Chaperone;”. Remember? Music by Julie . The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in accessible script, The Drowsy Chaperone will fit perfectly into any company’s. No sooner has the needle touched the record than we, together with the narrator, are transported to a Broadway theatre and into The Drowsy Chaperone.

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You only miss Reed 4 during some of the Bari sax work and a few Bass Clarinet place. The choreographer used the Broadway recording and the missing measures in Accident are a problem.

They both have Vodka in xhaperone, but Gimlet sounds funnier than Bloody Mary. Estimated duration 0 sec. The last measure should clearly be a half note fermata in the vocal parts.

Billing Music and Lyrics by. They just drop in pitch and stop. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on.

However, this results in a kiss, whereupon Janet gets angry and accuses Robert of having kissed “a strange French Girl on your wedding day!

At 35 I had a lot of fun accompanying the singer. Thank you, thank you, thank you. When a record plays or a radio is on in a movie or a play, or even when someone sings as part of their daily chaperrone, when they actually would sing, we call that music diegetic. Love is Always Lovely in the End. The idea for The Drowsy Chaperone was originally hatched when several friends created a spoof of old musicals for a party in honor of Bob Martin, one of the show’s writers, and a friend, Janet Van De Libreyto.


Hello, I want to thank you for this wonderful post — I am using this as my bible going into our present high school production!

Make that difference explicit early in the rehearsal process. The show is abruptly cut short by a power failure in Man in Chair’s apartment. Make a big deal out of a clean cutoff chaperpneand if possible, have your choreographer put some movement at that moment so that they can lock in on that beat.

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Measure 38 is miscued in the piano score. Atthe tempo picks up a bit.

,ibretto You are commenting using your Twitter account. Robert also should be a strong dancer, who can tap and skate blindfolded.

It should be slow enough to dig in on the stride left hand without being so slow that it lacks any energy.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival production official website. Aldolpho arrives to announce that the wedding is off because he has seduced the bride, but Feldzeig informs him that he has, in fact, seduced the Chaperone instead. The figure at measure for Feldzieg and the Baritones could be up the octave.

If you want it shorter, start at 7. Specifically, you must bill the Play and the Authors as follows:. The audience is greeted by the narrator, Man in Chair, sitting on a darkened stage. The Chaperone informs Janet that she intends to marry Aldolpho. The last 4 measures work pretty well with a poco a poco rit. A Message From a Nightingale. This prompts the Chaperone to perform a rousing anthem about alcoholism “As We Stumble Along”which is not particularly relevant to the plot.


I suppose it works either way. Remember that as you go.

The Drowsy Chaperone

Our offices will be closed from December 28, at 1: When he came and spoke to our Villanova audience Bob Martin said that he considered the show a tragic monologue interspersed with some funny numbers. Hey, as long as it consistently works, any solution to that measure is legitimate. I did twice, and used the NEXT measure as a vamp. The clarinets trade off the trill there, so provided you have more than one, it could last as long as you like. You are commenting using your WordPress.

The Drowsy Chaperone Script

A small part which was played by our choreographer in our production. At 52 you may want to explain to the band that the chorus comes in on 2. Begin playing them in rehearsal and make sure your band sees them too. Manage rehearsal schedules and changes by sending instant updates to your cast and crew. And line up that button at the end on beat 3. Libertto Drowsy Chaperone Costume Rentals.

The Drowsy Chaperone Script

Make a note of it. Not what do I got? There are a number of ways you could sing the section starting at 10, but a Julie Andrews delivery is quite funny, if slightly anachronistic. After all, this is his favorite record; her delivery is important to him.

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