ON DVD "Put On a Show!" #27433
WE’RE GONNA PUT ON A SHOW!
by Jay Althouse
Positioning: Mixed - men center or men vs. women. Part I vs. Part II. Opt. hats for all - or
mime holding hat. Opt. flowers (roses) for guys. Separate choir into 4 sections/groups. They may be across stage R to L or 4 rows. On "kick-line"
section, feel free to mix up staging - front row w/hand hook-up and back riser
rows with shoulder hook-up.
INTRO Dip turning R, pop clap over R shoulder in 4 groups: 1, 2, 3, 4.
M5 - dip turning L, pop clap over L shoulder in 4 groups: 4, 3, 2, 1.
M9 - dip turning front.
M11 - jazz hands high R, L; low R, L, repeat 3X OR one group at a time joins in.
M17 - snap front R, L, R, L, clap 2X front.
MEAS. 19 Hold low (opt. bounce) or hold "hat" (opt. bounce) if resting.
Singers: R jazz hand circles in a flash R w/lunge R, pan L palm across to L,
hold "hat" w/R.
M23 - circle "hat" out and around, back to head OR thumbs into chest, circle R
around to mime putting hat on.
MEAS. 27 Singers: R jazz hand circles in a flash R w/lunge R, pop clap over L shoulder.
Repeat as above.
MEAS. 38 Hat out to audience and back onto head in 4 groups - add on. Hold out on
set. Onto head on to. Shift weight R, L, R, L (opt. box step).
MEAS. 43 All stand tall. M45 - R jazz flash in 4 groups 1, 2, 3, 4. Stand tall, pop clap
over L shoulder in 4 groups, 4, 3, 2, 1. Hold hat, circle and on.
MEAS. 55 Hold opera pose (clasped hands front) to outside, scoop in, wiper sway R,
L, R, L (others freeze low).
MEAS. 63 Lower flat R hand, pull out "rose" in L, throw to audience (others freeze low).
MEAS. 71 As before, but all do staging together thru M104.
M105 - R hand up and around neighbor’s shoulder, repeat L (CMIM II, ex.
65) OR R palm out to R, L palm out to L to hold hand that’s there - actually
person 2 away from you (CMIM I, ex. 72-75). Swivel hips 3X on half notes.
MEAS. 109 IF shoulder hook-up, sway slow to R, L, R, quick L and R. Repeat opp.
Repeat. IF hand hook-up, face R and step R, kick L, step L, kick R, step R,
kick L, low walk to L 2 steps (L & R). Repeat facing L. Repeat.
MEAS. 117 Repeat as before thru M132.
MEAS. 133 All hold hat (or thumbs in). All jazz hands high R, L, low R, L. Repeat.
M41 - using piano rhythm, zap both jazz hands out to audience 4X, ending
with hat hold w/R.
SATB, Level 4....20177
3-Part Mixed, Level 3....20178
2-Part, Level 2....20179