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7 Awesome Videos You Love... We Love... of Pronoun Showdown

April 13th, 2020 by

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7 Awesome Videos You Love... We Love... of Pronoun Showdown

Do we know what you love? Do you know what we love? Well, we love Pronoun Showdown!

Producers Abby DePhillips and Kimberly Jenna Simon have created concerts which take your favorite Broadway songs and update them in amazing ways. How? By changing up some pronouns and fabulous music direction by Benjamin Rauhala. Who knew that one tiny word swap could make the audience look at a popular song in a brand new way?

A concert was set to be held this month at Feinstein's 54 Below but has been postponed over to July. In the meanwhile, catch up with your favorite Broadway stars singing their hearts out to these brand new classics!

"Burn" - Bradley Gibson, Isabelle McCalla, Oyoyo Joi


Fave time stamp: Buckle your seatbelts for the SENSATIONAL harmonies at 3:07. Thank you Benjamin Rauhala.
Fave lyric update: "...when I broke your heart." Such a small edit but Bradley's powerhouse vocals - you'll see why.


"Don't Forget Me" - Eva Noblezada


Fave time stamp: A key change is the best, right? 1:59 - 2:08 with Eva's glorious voice? We're cheering like that audience is too!
Fave lyric update: "So if I see someone's hurt or in need of a hand, I won't forget you."


"Taylor Swift Medley" - Joey Labrasca, Jeff O'Donnell, Alex Prakken


Fave time stamp: Former Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's cast member Joey Labrasca's moment at 3:20 but we won't spoil it for you! Honestly, the use of props in this whole number is award worthy.
Fave lyric update: "So this is her swallowing her pride standing in front of me saying she's sorry for that night. She goes Back to December all the time."


"Breathe" - Antonio Cipriano


Fave time stamp: Antonio's vocals soar at 2:29 during this passionate bridge.
Fave lyric update: "Who cares what your parents say. I know that they'll be okay. Just know you're not letting us down."


"I'd Rather Be Mean" - Renee Rapp


Fave time stamp: 0:46 - that amazing start to the lyric updates and Renee's pure joy singing them.
Fave lyric update: "Someday I'll be big enough so I can't hear you - yes all I'm ever gonna be is mean."


"Journey to the Past" - Derek Klena


Fave time stamp: It's a tie for two singular words! His "yes!" at 2:10 and "thine" at 2:15. Thanks Dmitry!
Fave lyric update: "Back to who she was, off to find her future - things her heart still needs to know."


"So Much Better" - Dan DeLuca


Fave time stamp: 1:58 - all the LYRIC changes and on a patter lyric! What an all-star Mister DeLuca comma Dan!
Fave lyric update: "Hey Elle's Mom!"


For more Pronoun Showdown, visit their YouTube page!