On the night of April 22, 2017, I went to see “The Drowsy Chaperone.” The production was about a man who played a record of the fictional musical “The Drowsy Chaperone.” The musical was about a couple getting ready for their marriage. The bride has a chaperone whose job is to keep her way from her husband until the wedding day. The chaperone is constantly drowsy (in other words, drunk).
This production was one of my favorites. It was a very funny musical. Throughout the entire production, a narrator introduced the characters and gave side notes. In one of the scenes, the lead female character, Janet sung about a monkey on a pedestal. Prior to this scene, the narrator explained to the audience to not listen to the words of the song, since they were nonsense.
The costumes in “The Drowsy Chaperone” were very colorful. I can tell that the costume designers put hard work into making the costumes. There was also a large variety of costumes including two bakers and a maid.
The lighting designer did a good job at making the lighting fit the scene. One time, the lights were blue when a character was sad. Another time, the lights were red to match the character who introduced himself with a funny song and dance.