Sunday, July 19, 2009
Everybody Cut Footloose!
Yesterday was the final performance for group D. Group D only gets two weeks of Rosie’s Broadway Kids, unlike groups A, B, and C. A whole new group D will start RBK on Monday. Anyway, I got to watch their performance, and it was amazing. There were about fifty kids, and they only had two weeks to learn two songs and dances. They also sang a third song because they had extra time! One of their pieces was the song Footloose. There were air guitars, kicks, and rhyming verses such as “Jack…get back…” and “please…Louise…” that helped convey the excitement of team D to the audience. Another song, Razzle Dazzle, was from the movie (and Broadway show) Chicago. This was the first time I had seen them perform it, and group D did it very nicely. There were a lot of snaps and “shushes” (finger to the lips) that went with the song very well. Group C also performed in the showing; they sang Sun in the Morning from Annie get Your Gun and Getting out of Town. Group A, the “seniors” of Rosie’s Broadway kids also made an appearance to sing Lullaby of Broadway. The only group that didn’t perform was mine. We’ll get a chance in two more weeks, at the end of RBK summer intensive!