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I just love how wild Marin Mazzie is in this one!
In the beginning of her run in Next to Normal, she would sing the whole score in head voice, taking a soft approach to the role - which was incredibly different than the way Alice Ripley would sing and perform, since she belted most of the songs (including this one) and was incredibly fierce, instead of vulnerable.
However, as she grew into the role, Marin started to belt the score too, and she became incredibly wild, as this audio shows. It also shows Marin using head voice instead of belting, as it can be heard on her deliver of the line ‘on the way’.
And, let me say, I adore how caring and loving Jason Danieley’s Dan is. They’re my favorite duo in this show!
Audio is from the closing performance of Next to Normal on Broadway (evening of January 16th, 2011).
|Alan Cumming:||are you shy?|
|Lady he's dancing with:||Yes.|
|Alan Cumming:||at least you're not Shia.|
coloratura-alyssa replied to your post “i can’t take these show tunes playlist seriously. while it’s great…”
amen to that. i hate when people are like “music man is so boring”
i mean, i have no problem with that so long as they have watched/listened to the music man haha but, yeah, it’s like the musical theater fandom just ignores old musicals, and that’s what i can’t wrap my head around