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We asked Facebook users to vote for the best ever Musical Theatre overtures – and here are the results.
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This Christmas Carol may not stick faithfully to the spirit of the original story, and the tunes may not be from Menken’s top drawer, but this version, with a book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens (who also wrote the lyrics), does have an undeniable – if schmaltzy – charm.
“Overtures are out of style now. I miss them. It’s the show’s way of welcoming you.” The Drowsy Chaperone.
The Drowsy Chaperone’s Man in the Chair had a point. Overtures may have somewhat fallen out of favour, but they serve an important purpose – allowing the audience to settle, sweets to be unwrapped and, most important of all, to introduce the audience to the show’s musical themes; a little amuse bouche to whet the appetite before the main course arrives.
So which is your favourite overture? Vote below