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Old 02-24-2013, 05:04 PM   #5131
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I love musicals too! Was also in My Fair Lady and Music Man. Our little school only put on one big musical a year. Loved 'em all, and I watch the movies whenever I can. Of course, I drown out the scores singing along!
I would never try out for a part, I was always in the chorus. Believe it or not, I was horribly shy when I was young.
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:10 PM   #5132
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My sister's dog was in Oliver at her high school. I was in the chorus of Annie Get your gun and did props and make-up for that play, The Wizard of Oz and Mame. I decided I liked behind the scenes much better (also might have had something to do with me not having much talent acting or singing )!
By High School I was doing lighting and props. Keep me out of the limelight. I still have a hard time in front of a group. I'm don't even like speaking up in morning meetings.
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Old 02-24-2013, 05:18 PM   #5133
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I would never try out for a part, I was always in the chorus. Believe it or not, I was horribly shy when I was young.
Competition was fierce at our high school. My HS choir director told me I would play Eliza Doolittle the following year, however, my singing was/is marginal at best. He cast a girl with a much better singing voice. I did get some lead parts in college, nonsinging.

LP, did your sister's dog look like Bullseye?
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I LOVE musicals also but have a special place in my heart for Brigadoon
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:56 PM   #5135
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I LOVE musicals also but have a special place in my heart for Brigadoon
My mom's favorite!

With our HS production of Oliver!, our Fagan was better than Ron Moody , and our Bill Sikes looked exactly like Oliver Reed!
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I love Brigadoon!
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:16 PM   #5137
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I LOVE musicals also but have a special place in my heart for Brigadoon
Just reading that brought back good memories of watching it with my mom! That is one of my favorites as well. Another that brings back special memories of watching with her is "Carousel."
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:38 PM   #5138
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We watched "Argo" last night and I have to admit I was a little disappointed. After hearing all the Best Picture Oscar buzz, I was expecting something more. I personally thought "Lincoln" was much better.
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Old 02-25-2013, 02:21 AM   #5139
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We watched Hugo last night, that was good
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I watched Bag of Bones last night. It is based on Stephen Kings book (which I did not read), it was 2 hours and 43 min. long. It was hard at first to figure out what was happening but after a while I got into it.
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