Shoutout to all the theatre kids who aren’t actors

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who can’t sing for shit

Shoutout out to all the theatre kids who have two left feet

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who have never seen a broadway show live

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who have only ever seen the bootlegs

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who are techies

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who are stage managers

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who are pit members

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who are into the hella popular musicals

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who are into musicals that no one has ever even heard of

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who always get the ensemble parts

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who are costume directors and helpers

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who do crew and build the sets

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who support local theatre

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who don’t like musicals and just support plays

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who don’t like Shakespeare

Shoutout to all the theatre kids who have now evolved into theatre adults!!!

Let’s celebrate all these lovely musicals together and stop the hate 😊😊😊

Edit: I added a few that people added in reblogs

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I’ve been playing around with these ideas for a few days, decided to draw them!

Things in Musicals That Make My Soul Ascend to Heaven

• The key change in Champaign when Usnavi says “Vacation? Vanessa, you’re leaving too!”
• “I hope that you…burn”
• The hidden little line in The Duel, the little “Ah, yes, show me what you’ve got!”
• How low Jeremy Jordans voice is in the beginning of This World Will Remember Us
• The entirety of Guns and Ships
• “she got friendly, DOWN IN THE SAyAhANnd!!”
• The wounded way Gabriel says “Hi dad” in I Am The One (Reprise)
•"WHY IT’S GREASE LIGHTNIN’!!!“
• The beautiful high note in Spooky Mormon Hell Dream in the line “And the horrible vision that I had THAT NIIIIIIGGGGHHT!”
• The entirety of Pierre & Natasha
• Every single time Mimi says “Oooouuuuutttt tonight”
• Andrew Rannells existing
• The little gay part in The Bitch of Living
• The entirety of Don’t Do Sadness
• “WE LOVE YOU MISSES HANNIGAN”
• “hiiiss naaame iiss MENDELLLL AAAAaaaHH”
•"whIIIIZzzer…WHIIIzzeerr…whIIIIIIzzer…WHIIIZeEeEeERrrrr…“
• the Squip going “BEBOPOBEBOPOBEPO” in The Pitiful Children
• The entirety of Green Finch and Linnett Bird
• the way Jared says “kinky” in Sincerely Me
• The harmonizing in Unlikely Lovers
• “I won’t get to heaven…why not raise a little hell?”
• the part in For Forever when Ben Platt sings “till the entire sun, SHINES ON MY FAAACEEE” is soul healing tbh
• The chaos at the end of Non-Stop
• “It’s eggs!”
• michaEL MAKES AN ENTRANCE
• The entirety of Words Fail
• “IT’S FROM JAPAAAAAANNN”
• the tap dancing in King of New York
• Whizzer Brown
• Andrew Rannells
• “he ran into my knife. He ran into my knife TEN TIMES”
• The end of A Day in Falsettoland
• “oh yes oh yes oh yes they both oh yes they both oh yes they both reached for the gun the gun the gun the gun oh yes they both reached for the gun for the gun”
• Cabinet Battle #3
• the hippie music that plays behind Michael Mell
• The chaos at the end of 96,000
• “no customer would go to you unless she was a hooker”
• “well FUCK me GENTLY with a CHAINsaw >:)”
• “Joseph Smith took his magical fuck frog and rubbed it on Brigham Youngs clit face”
• “lovers live and die fortissimo”
• anD PEGGy

feel free to add more

Teen Movies for the Masses

70s:

- American Graffiti (1973)

- Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974)

- Saturday Night Fever (1977)

- Animal House (1978)

- Grease (1978)

Originally posted by cinema-gifs

80s:

- Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

- Footloose (1984)

- The Breakfast Club (1985)

- Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

- Heathers (1988)

Originally posted by vaporwave-gif

90s:

- Empire Records (1995)

- Clueless (1995)

- The Craft (1996)

- Drive me Crazy (1999)

- Cruel Intentions (1999)

Originally posted by ripndipcl

00s:

- Mean Girls (2004)

- Saved! (2004)

- Juno (2007)

- Superbad (2007)

- Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)

Originally posted by spacecadet

10s:

- Easy A (2010)

- Pitch Perfect (2012)

- The DUFF (2015)

- Ladybird (2017)

Originally posted by mynamestartswithaletter

(this will probably be part 1 of many)

two weeks before the 1st performance:

  • tech kids hanging out in the house seats, lighting and sound crew just starting to figure stuff out
  • cast running all the dance numbers 129493 times, crying
  • first pairs of jazz shoes are spotted
  • ensemble mumbling like everything
  • running the show for the first time,,,, crying bc whAT ARE OUR CUES
  • leads still calling out for lines occasionally and ur director getting pissed
  • probs stopping as yall run the show

one week before the first performance:

  • ensemble crying in the corner bc they’re “not loud enough”
  • “?????” - band
  • tech kids are literally at school till 1am
  • set is coming together!!
  • leads are crying
  • !1!1!costumes
  • !1!1!1!1!1!1!1!1 makeup
  • death
  • this is the time period when kids limbs or ankles start randomly breaking
  • someone: *coughs* “REPENT”

matinee!!:

  • literally everyone is sobbing backstage
  • quick changes killing people
  • inspirational speeches starting to happen
  • “WHERE THE HELL ARE MY JAZZ SHOES”
  • crew kids building their calm façade
  • internal screaming
  • lighting starts doing cool things
  • “dude the set looks so cool with the lights”
  • leads forgetting their lines simply bc of stress
  • “what’s that move again??”
  • “what’s our note again??”

places:

  • everyone just got done with traditions and there are probably a lot of raw emotions happening ajsjdjjdk
  • calm, not a sound backstage.
  • numbness
  • “im fucking serious what’s that move again?”
  • “what the hell is our note”
  • crew is getting calls over the boxes every 10 seconds
  • “where’s my fucking prop”
  • ur stage manager is probably crying
  • everyone is crying
  • band - “?????”

the show:

  • “aw shit i messed that up oh well tonight ill do it right”
  • band - “!!!!”
  • “i can’t cross when they’re dancing to move props can i”
  • literally everyone is SObbIgn after the last performance makeup who??