Legally Blonde - Stage Musical

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Togman, Jun 26, 2019.

  1. Togman

    Togman Tele-Afflicted

    Apr 28, 2004
    Cambridgeshire, UK
    I know a few of the members here play (or have played) in pit bands for musicals. Anybody got any experience of this show?

    About a month ago I agreed to play for a short run of this show for a local company in mid-July. I've just received the music - and it must rate as one of the most difficult Guitar parts I have encountered in over 10 years of doing this kind of work! It's certainly a challenge:eek:
  2. McGlamRock

    McGlamRock Friend of Leo's

    Jun 1, 2010
    San Francisco, CA
    Never heard of the musical, but my wife (and I admittedly) are fans of the movie. Just googled a couple of the songs, and it does sound pretty guitar heavy. Good luck!

    EDIT: BTW and congrats on the gig!
  3. Harry Styron

    Harry Styron Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Aug 2, 2011
    Branson, Mo
    I saw a production recently that used recorded music. The music was pretty lively pop-rock, not at all memorable, which for me makes it harder.

    The challenge in playing for musical theatre is that there is two hours of music—with lots of key changes and tricky rhythms to learn in six or eight days.
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