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Ola Over Broadway Blows Audience Away

Ola Over Broadway is an impressive production put on by members of our own community.

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Performers warm-up before the show. They have been preparing for weeks.

Performers warm-up before the show. They have been preparing for weeks.

Meredith Greene

Meredith Greene

Performers warm-up before the show. They have been preparing for weeks.

Meredith Greene, Staff Writer

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This is Ola’s third annual production of what they call “Ola Over Broadway.” Ola Over Broadway is a compilation of Broadway’s most famous pieces put together into one performance. The shows took place on January 9th, 10th, and 11th.
“It [Ola Over Broadway] is amazing. It’s full of talented people across the board, no matter how small or big [their part is],” Devon Flournoy, king in “Spamalot”, said.
What makes Ola Over Broadway more diverse and high energy compared to other shows is that there is not one star character in throughout the show, each number contains different characters played by different students. This allows for different voices, different musical style, and different
“In Ola Over Broadway, the audience gets to experience lots of different music and the performers get to show off their talents,” Erin Brondo, who played Aunt May in “Oklahoma”, said.
The numbers were carefully chosen from many popular musicals. The show consisted of performances from “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Phantom of the Opera,” “Hamilton,” “Cinderella,” “Avenue Q,” “Wicked,” “Rent,” “Annie,” “Oklahoma,” “Dream Girls,” “Once Upon a Mattress,” “Spamalot,” and “Grease.”
“When you go see a show, there’s always that one song, whether it was funny or sad or romantic, that you remember. We put those together and you get Ola Over Broadway,” Olivia Dees, who played one of the stepsisters in “Cinderella”, said.

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