Day 4 – Much Ado About Nothing – Closing Night

It’s really rather difficult trying to explain just how amazing this show, and the two leads, are amazing to people especially to those who have never heard of David or Catherine or even Much Ado but I’ll try because today was all about the play.

Closing night is such a great experience because it’s the final show and you’re just looking to see what crazy antics the cast will do. Everyone’s so relaxed that there’s bound to be some sort of mishaps!

If you haven’t seen the play the following will be completely weird:

When DT first comes out on stage he’s driving a golf cart and it’s a hilarious entrance! Normally, he’s exit is to drive off stage however this time around he crashed the golf cart! Those on stage tried to stay in character but they ended up going to see if he was okay.  DT came back out and gave us the thumbs up that he was okay!

DT and CT kiss at the end of the play and today’s performances, both matinee and closing night, saw them try to go for the longest kiss of the whole run. Cast kept staring while audience was laughing and clapping. We stopped clapping for a bit and they kept going!! They were out of breath when they finally came back up for air.

The play ends with a song and dance – a song that’s currently stuck in my head – and you can just see how much they are enjoying themselves. They are genuinely loving every minute and their smiles sparkle on stage. For the three performances they came out to took three bows. We gave the entire cast a standing ovation for the last performance.

There really is something so wonderful about going to a closing night performance. There’s just an energy in the air that you can feel from the cast and audience. If you can I would definitely recommend going to a closing night performance. Should DT ever be in another play I will definitely shoot for the last week or so of the play so that I can attend closing night.

Last I heard the play was recorded by Digital Theater. I don’t know when it’ll be available to download – no DVD apparently – but when I find out I will totally put in my pre-order.

*Sings*Hey Nonny, nonny

“Sigh No More” – sang by David Tennant and Catherine Tate (from “Much Ado About Nothing”)

Lyrics:

Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more;
Men were deceivers ever;
One foot in sea and one on shore,
To one thing constant never;
Then sigh not so,
But let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny;
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into hey nonny, nonny
Into hey nonny, nonny
Hey nonny, nonny
Yeah Yeah Yeah
Hey nonny, nonny
Hey nonny, nonny.

— music —

Into hey nonny, nonny
Hey nonny, nonny
Yeah Yeah Yeah
Hey nonny, nonny
Hey nonny, nonny

Sing no more ditties, sing no more,
Or dumps so dull and heavy;
The fraud of men were ever so,
Since summer first was leafy.
Then sigh not so,
But let them go,
And be you blithe and bonny,
Converting all your sounds of woe
Into Hey, nonny, nonny
Into hey nonny, nonny
Into hey nonny, nonny

NONNY

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