Nothing worse than working on music till 4 am the next morning only to have the director and choreographer sit there without a clue what you've done.
Make sense? Probably not because I am quite tired this morning.
Make a short story into a novel. I was walking down the street one day ... Sorry, wrong story.
Me woiksk on several pieces in the second act of our show. Mainly, took careful attention to the major musical number "Merry Old Land Of Ozzy and Harriet". Thinking, hey the choreographer claimed she was going to do the dance sequences so I had to put them in. The director instructed to leave the music as is.
So, Sunday comes and it's rehearsal time and time to teach the cast the song. We start, and the director and choreographer ask, "why is this so long and how come the vocal parts are so far apart?" I pointed out to them in the score where she is to do her choreography. Her reaction was, "oh, I'm not doing that it's not what I remember from the movie!" Arrrrrrrrrggggggg! Looking to the director and choreographer I reminded them (using my notes) at our last meeting I had specifically asked about this exact number and we discussed the details!
What really developed was simple on both their sides. Neither one of them did their work! So, now it's back to the program and cut and paste.
I wonder what its like to be a part of a professional top notch Broadway musical. Just once I would love to be a fly on the wall during the meetings, planning, rehearsals and everything else involved. Why did I tell you this? Why do you ask two dogs … Oops, that’s another story. Because I like you that’s why and now it’s off my chest.
This is definitely my last year. So, another dream bites the dust, do do!
The Blind (Director) leading the Blind (Choreographer). What do you want from two that can't even follow a simple vocal score?