Shows B

used: "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, World," "Jaws Theme," "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Theme," "Psycho Theme," "Help," "Goldfinger," "What's New Pussycat?," "Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead," "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," "Woody Woodpecker Song," "That's Amore," and "Maniac." There are many famous songs which went recognised at the Academy Awards. What about all the songs that lost the Oscar? Some of the best ever are presented here! They include: "Footloose" from Footloose, "Let's Hear It For the Boy" from Footloose, "Hi Lili, Hi Ho" from Lili, "Miss Celie's Blue's" fromThe Color Purple, "It Might Be You" from Tootsie, "Walk On the Wild Side" from Walk on the Wild Side, "Town Without Pity" from Town Without Pity, "Sadie Thompson's Blues" from Miss Sadie Thompson, "Something's Gotta Give" from Daddy Long Legs, "My Foolish Heart" from My Foolish Heart, "Ballad of Cat Ballou" from Cat Ballou, "On the Road Again" from Honeysuckle Rose, "Mule Train" from Singing Guns, "Blazing Saddle Theme" from Blazing Saddles, "Can You Read My Mind" from Superman, "I Will Wait For You" fromThe Umbrellas of Cherbourg, "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" from Best Friends. There is also a tribute to the Hollywood film score which creates a ballet from the music written for A Place In the Sun. There certainly have been a lot of songs which got their start in the movies. The finale features even more songs that we know and love: "Eternally" from Limelight, "The Way We Were" fromThe Way We Were, "Alfie" from Alfie, "The Way You Look Tonight" from Swing Time, "All the Way" fromThe Joker Is Wild, "The Windmills of Your Mind" fromThe Thomas Crown Affair, and "You Stepped Out of Dream" from Ziegfield Girl. All is completed with a reprise of "Music From the Movies" CHARACTER BREAKDOWN: Everyone sings throughout the show. • MAN #1, sings much, incl. “You’ll Never Know;” Tenor • MAN #2, sings “On the Road Again” • MAN #3, sings much support Note: There are no characters. Each song depends mostly on what each performer brings to it. • USHERETTE, the “narrator,” funny, charismatic • WOMAN #1, sings “Let’s Hear It for the Boy” • WOMAN #2, must go at least to a low E, sings “Milkman, Keep Those Bottles Quiet” • WOMAN #3, sings “I Get the Neck of the Chicken” • WOMAN #4, leads “Walk on the Wild Side” You may swap songs between performers. INSTRUMENTATION: Bass : Drums Conga, Cowbell, Triangle, Tympani, Wind Chimes, Wood Block : Harp : Keyboard 1 Synthesizer