A year with frog and toad is a fantastic musical. It’s got something for everyone. I thought Dillion and the others in the show made it the best it can be. Before I saw the show, I didn’t think I was going to like, much less enjoy it fully. It went above and beyond my expectations. I was laughing louder than anyone in the theater because it was so funny. The grunt that toad made at the beginning of the play was hilarious and I related to how he felt about getting out of bed. Frog pestering him was something my brother would also do to me. So it hit home for me.
The actors were the best part of the show. They contributed the most to the show. Their voices were excellent. Macon was the best for the snail role. He did move a bit faster than a real snail would, but his pitch was perfect and he made the song hilarious. The orchestra was great and I was not excepting live music at all. The scenery was okay, but wasn’t up to my standards. The costumes were great and contributed greatly to the show. Using ties as the selves for the bird costume was genius. It imitated wings immensely. The acting in general was great and they all will make great actors in the working world one day.
The entire production communicated the ideas of the musical successfully. They created a show which both adults and kids could enjoy. The ideas of hibernation, spring, summer, and even winter were successful. The words and songs were very successful at communicated how animals lived in the wild. They did it very comically, as well. Though, Turtle was a bit too fast for a turtle. The production of A Year of Frog and Toad was completely successful.
This musical attempted to teach kids about wild animals, while making it fun and exciting. They wanted to teach kids about hibernation and how the changing seasons affected the animals. They made jokes, but had a hidden message in their jokes. Their jokes and songs made the point clear, but hide it in fun. It also attempted to teach kids that...