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Vash01
01-09-2012, 06:53 AM
That GHASTLY showtunes medley from Bauil (TrashCan Classic indeed). :eek:

I don't find it ghastly at all. It was a very nice medley from famous Broadway musicals. I liked it and liked her Olympic costume too.

paskatefan
01-09-2012, 12:06 PM
Did anyone ever skate to Rent?

We attended a show in Philly back in October 1998 called "A Skaters' Tribute to Broadway." IIRC, Robin Cousins skated to a song from "Rent" called something like "My Arms Will Cover You." Sorry, I'm not really familiar with the show (except for the song "Seasons of Love"), so someone, please help me out with the exact title if you're familiar with the song and show.

@ the first Caesars' Tribute to the Golden Age of US Figure Skating (December 2010), several skaters skated to part of "If Ever I Would Leave You" (from "Camelot" :)). They included Tai Babilonia, Tenley Albright, Richard Dwyer, Brian B. Jojo Starbuck (I think), Linda Fratianne ... unless I'm confusing that part with the part of the program that Brian & Mr. Dwyer did together before the ladies joined them. Have to go back to my recording of the show ...

Maofan7
01-09-2012, 12:50 PM
Did anyone ever skate to Rent?


We attended a show in Philly back in October 1998 called "A Skaters' Tribute to Broadway." IIRC, Robin Cousins skated to a song from "Rent" called something like "My Arms Will Cover You." Sorry, I'm not really familiar with the show (except for the song "Seasons of Love"), so someone, please help me out with the exact title if you're familiar with the song and show.

It was called I'll Cover You:-

Robin Cousins - I'll Cover You (Rent) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n27p8RPDqps)

And here it is from the film:-

Film Excerpt (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6Qq3gJhuE4)

paskatefan
01-09-2012, 01:49 PM
^ Yes, that's it! Thanks for the link! That was an awesome show, BTW. Many highlights from that show - Caryn Kadavy skated to "Take Back Your Mink" from Guys & Dolls. :D Klimova & Ponomorenko skated to the Carousel Waltz from Carousel - just lovely!

skatesindreams
01-09-2012, 02:56 PM
^^^
Two great performances of his classic program:

Brian Boitano "Carousel" 1988 World Pro TP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBVFyANq1bo

Brian Boitano "Carousel" 1994 World Pro TP:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu5QZP8ogFg

lotte86
01-10-2012, 03:07 PM
sasha cohen "Hernando's Hideaway" 2002 nats exh:
http://youtu.be/SCIk7LskGqc
from the musical The Pajama Game.

sasha cohen "Don't Rain on my Parade" 2005 marshalls:
http://youtu.be/3ouuIDV1bCU
from the musical Funny Girl

sasha cohen "West Side Story" 2006 marshalls:
http://youtu.be/-kgh7l1qk1g

aliceanne
01-10-2012, 07:45 PM
Well Robin Cousins ended up singing and dancing in musicals on stage, so I guess you could say it inflenced him.

DannyCurry
01-10-2012, 08:07 PM
I don't know if this qualifies, "Defying gravity" from Wicked:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkfpTmUneUE (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkfpTmUneUE)

I don't know those skaters but the "double death spiral" at 2:34 is pretty cool. So is the move at 2:46.

Can't find any good vid that does the musical justice though. Too bad, because that song is the best part of the show IMO.


OT: Rachel Tucker's the best Elphaba ever :swoon:

pollyanna
01-10-2012, 08:20 PM
Dorothy Hamill skated to Tom Thumb from Barnum as a pro (T&D of course skated to it as well as amateurs)

I don't see her program on youtube.

That's one of the first I though of as well. Dorothy also skated to One Rock and Roll Too Many (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcO2yqtwb8w) from Starlight Express. So did Jill Trenary (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGjpprVxloc).


It's a curious list to begin with... I mean, where's Oklahoma!, where's Camelot, where's sweet charity, wheres fiddler on the roof?

Fiddler on the Roof was part of the interesting musical medley Claudia Leistner skated to at 1987 Worlds (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRgeqwgHynE).

Sweet Charity? Here's Katarina Witt at 1987 NHK (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sagx3D02vM) complete with uber tacky costume.

Both Peggy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9nMR9f2WUY) and Dorothy (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHLE8hHOWsE) skated to Jane Olivor's version of Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific

VALuvsMKwan
01-10-2012, 08:23 PM
I don't find it ghastly at all. It was a very nice medley from famous Broadway musicals. I liked it and liked her Olympic costume too.

Glad you enjoyed it (seriously - didn't mean to post twice). Each to one's own taste.

pollyanna
01-10-2012, 08:27 PM
From the musical Fame: Torvill and Dean (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmbgLnv2pvE) win their first Worlds

And from Flashdance: Claudia Leistner 1989 Worlds Gala (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=430VNH3Ao0U) complete with world class wedgie.

pollyanna
01-10-2012, 09:02 PM
Phantom of the opera (Boitano, Ina-Zimmerman, Totmianina-Marinin, etc.).

And Dorothy Hamill, 1987 World Pros (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_kBTzHLvQA&feature=youtu.be). Lovely.

Underhill and Martini skated beautifully to On My Own (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtZ0ghd7X00) from Le Miz.

I know Katarina Witt skated to the German version of On My Own around 1989, but I can't find a vid of it.

Dorothy Hamill skated to Getting to Know You from The King and I at the 1996 Postal Service Challenge. Couldn't find it on youtube. :(

snoopysnake
01-10-2012, 10:58 PM
Katarina wowed everyone with "I Am What I Am" from La Cage Aux Folles.

I wish someone would skate to Cyd Charisse's "Broadway Rhythm" music from Singin' in the Rain (without the cigarette, of course!) Sasha Cohen or Joannie Rochette could probably do a number to this quite effectively.

Way back in '86 I saw Brian Boitano skate an exhibition to The Wiz.

DORISPULASKI
01-11-2012, 02:32 AM
Not to mention Brian Boitano skating to

"What Would Brian Boitano Do" from the South Park Movie.

;)

Kurt Browning 2002 also skated to it as part of an ad for SOI (as an Improv) It's at the end of the following clip.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EjGQzz44FU