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Episode 04: Creating a Protagonist plus Writing for Young Actors - LMM Podcast

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Feb 23, 2015 Let's Make A Musical Podcast, Podcast , , , 5 Comments

SHOW NOTES

Denver and Brian flesh out the Toadstool character, plus how to write for young actors.

WRITER’S BLOCK

What do you think about “John Elway” as the mentor figure?

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  • John Elway
    Feb 25, 2015 at 5:07 am Reply

    Hey guys! Flattered that you would think of me. But why not just call this character “coach” – and keep the inspirational dialogue sport generic. There are recognizable coaches in every sport, and location, and it would be easy to communicate the joke through dress – like a hoodie for coach B, or suite and tie for coach K. Keep up the great work! I’m a fan of anyone named Denver!

    J. Elway

    1. bbbpress
      Feb 26, 2015 at 10:41 am Reply

      Wow, John Elway – so cool that you listen to our show! :) Thanks for the suggestion

  • Natalie
    Feb 26, 2015 at 8:44 am Reply

    I love your musicals! I performed last year in the grunch as a critic and this year at oak hills as synco in their production of Musicville. I think that having the toad as the main character is a great idea and you should use it.

    1. bbbpress
      Feb 26, 2015 at 10:44 am Reply

      Hey Natalie, thanks for the comment! Glad you like Toadstool as the main character, we’re gonna keep heading that direction.

  • Cindy
    Mar 4, 2015 at 7:42 pm Reply

    I love the John Elway character idea! I could see our school make a Seahawks player. They changed it up when they did The Grunch and made it Nike. I think it makes it fun and easy for the kids to relate to.

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