Musical Performance Analysis: The Musical Wicked Musical

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Evaluation of Wicked The performance I chose to evaluate is the musical Wicked. This was a spectacular performance done by 321 Theatrical Management Company. Anne Brummel and Natalie Daradich play the two main characters, Elphaba and Glinda. The Conductor of the wonderful show was Adam Souza. This musical performance of Wicked was fantastic. This was one of the best performances I have seen at the Benedum Center in downtown Pittsburgh. I have been in two operas and have performed over twenty times with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and this is hands down one of the best, if not, the best musical performance I have ever heard. The music was both powerful and exciting throughout the duration of the show. I was blown away at the fantastic…show more content…
The cast and orchestra kept up the energy all the way through the entire show. No signs of fatigue or strain until the bows. Everyone onstage was breathing very heavily, but they all had huge smiles on their faces. That is the only time they showed any signs of being tired. The dynamics added so much more emotion to the show. They were done extremely well. Every movement was carefully planned out and timed to perfection. All of the performers had a fantastic presence on the stage. This further added to the effectiveness of the set. The projection was intense and powerful. There was not a place in the theatre that you could not understand what was being said. The final bows brought everyone to their feet in an uproar of praises and applause. If I had the money, I would travel across the country to watch it again in another theatre because of how powerful the show was. It moved every person that came out of the doors. I did not hear a single negative comment as I walked back to my car. I would highly recommend seeing the show if the chance presents itself. I would give it a 9.8 out of 10 stars if I had to rate it. This is one of the better-written and performed shows out there and I was extremely impressed with it. Bravo to the cast and crew of

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