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re: SPOILER ALERT QUESTION - He Plays the Violin
Posted by: Chromolume 08:53 pm EDT 09/24/22
In reply to: SPOILER ALERT QUESTION - He Plays the Violin - ImTheTop 06:01 pm EDT 09/24/22

Seeing the Boston leg of the production, I am pretty sure I saw Martha have an orgasm onstage. Which didn't bother me per se, but I did think it was going much farther than it needed to. I posted earlier that I really only had one spot in the show musically that I thought hit the wrong tone - I will add to that that their treatment of Martha in general seemed off.

That said, it IS a song about sex. But then again, so is Yours Yours Yours" to a degree - "my favorite lover's pillow" et al.

As far as the final refrain, I do think the key word is WHEN (Heaven calls to me). I'm not sure I have ever really read foreshadowing into that. Everybody dies, save the Tuck family. :-) In the original orchestration, Sauter brilliantly "underscored" the moment with nothing more than a repeating chime (on died/bride/wife/life).
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