History Theatre / JekyllAndHyde

28th Jun '17 12:11:21 AM lalalei2001
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* PureIsNotGood: Hyde is pure, but pure evil, and considers Jekyll a ShadowArchetype of himself in Confrontation.
-->'''Hyde:''' I am pure; ''you'' are Hyde!
18th Jun '17 8:32:17 PM lalalei2001
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* AssholeVictim: The Bishop of Basingstoke turns out to be a PedophilePriest; he's the first to die. The other board members are more obnoxious and snooty than anything else and certainly don't deserve to ''die'' for it, with the exception of Simon Stride, especially in the concept albumss where he's the benefactor of the Red Rat and sabotages Jekyll's chemicals to have a chance with Lisa.

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* AssholeVictim: The Bishop of Basingstoke turns out to be a PedophilePriest; he's the first to die. The other board members are more obnoxious and snooty than anything else and certainly don't deserve to ''die'' for it, with the exception of Simon Stride, especially in the concept albumss albums where he's the benefactor of the Red Rat and sabotages Jekyll's chemicals to have a chance with Lisa.
18th Jun '17 8:32:13 PM lalalei2001
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* AssholeVictim: The Bishop of Basingstoke turns out to be a PedophilePriest; he's the first to die. The other board members are more obnoxious and snooty than anything else and certainly don't deserve to ''die'' for it, with the exception of Simon Stride, who is the benefactor of the Red Rat and sabotages Jekyll's chemicals to have a chance with Emma.

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* AssholeVictim: The Bishop of Basingstoke turns out to be a PedophilePriest; he's the first to die. The other board members are more obnoxious and snooty than anything else and certainly don't deserve to ''die'' for it, with the exception of Simon Stride, who is especially in the concept albumss where he's the benefactor of the Red Rat and sabotages Jekyll's chemicals to have a chance with Emma.Lisa.



** In the 1994 concept album, Jekyll got a DarkReprise of Emma's "Once Upon A Dream" after Hyde kills Lucy.

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** In the 1994 concept album, Jekyll got a DarkReprise of Emma's Lisa's "Once Upon A Dream" after Hyde kills Lucy.
21st Mar '17 10:31:02 PM lalalei2001
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The stage adaptation of ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'', written by Broadway veterans Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse.

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The musical stage adaptation of ''Literature/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'', written by Broadway veterans Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse.
13th Feb '17 9:32:56 AM lalalei2001
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* GenderFlip: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mv6FI6s909U&list=PLzvdeRjhZpVkwY4CQtZu9SUSXemfcdEKZ This version]] gender-flipped several Board Members, Stride, and the Spider.
13th Feb '17 9:26:47 AM Mujaki
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* TruerToTheText: Later Broadway revivals hew closer to the show's original vision, which was darker and edgier than the 1997 version and closer to the book, having Jekyll revel in the freedom Hyde gave him and paraphrasing directly from the book as he contemplated his dual natures.

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* TruerToTheText: Later Broadway revivals hew closer to the show's original vision, which was darker and edgier than the 1997 version and closer to the book, having Jekyll revel in the freedom Hyde gave him and paraphrasing directly from the book as he contemplated his dual natures. The most recent revision (a 2015 high school version personally reworked by [[WordOfGod Frank Wildhorn]] himself) even includes Jekyll's suicide in his lab just after the final reprise of "Facade".
13th Feb '17 9:18:10 AM Mujaki
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* ICannotSelfTerminate: Inverted. John finds he can't MercyKill Jekyll, forcing the latter to hurl himself on John's blade instead. Later versions of the show (notably a reworked ''[[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids High School Version]]'' personally rewritten by composer Frank Wildhorn himself) feature Jekyll outright committing suicide after ''Confrontation'' with Utterson acting as the GreekChorus and having Emma stumble upon his body, bringing the show more in-line with the book it's based on.

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* ICannotSelfTerminate: Inverted. John finds he can't MercyKill Jekyll, forcing the latter to hurl himself on John's blade instead. Later versions of the show (notably a reworked ''[[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids High School Version]]'' personally rewritten by composer Frank Wildhorn himself) feature Jekyll outright committing suicide after ''Confrontation'' "Confrontation" with Utterson acting as the GreekChorus and having Emma stumble upon his body, bringing the show more in-line with the book it's based on.
13th Feb '17 9:17:26 AM Mujaki
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* ICannotSelfTerminate: Inverted. John finds he can't MercyKill Jekyll, forcing the latter to hurl himself on John's blade instead.

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* ICannotSelfTerminate: Inverted. John finds he can't MercyKill Jekyll, forcing the latter to hurl himself on John's blade instead. Later versions of the show (notably a reworked ''[[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids High School Version]]'' personally rewritten by composer Frank Wildhorn himself) feature Jekyll outright committing suicide after ''Confrontation'' with Utterson acting as the GreekChorus and having Emma stumble upon his body, bringing the show more in-line with the book it's based on.
12th Feb '17 10:21:14 PM Theatre_Maven_3695
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* BigNo: Lisa/Emma usually lets loose with one of these when [[spoiler: Jekyll is shot/stabs himself depending on the version.]]



* BleachedUnderpants: Lucy's occupation as a prostitute was much more blatant in the 1994 concept recording; in the 1997 Broadway version she is obstinately a singer. Later versions re-added her original career.

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* BleachedUnderpants: Lucy's occupation as a prostitute was much more blatant in the 1994 concept recording; in the 1997 Broadway version she is obstinately ostensibly a singer. Later versions re-added her original career.
24th Dec '16 1:32:48 PM RaustBD
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: When Jekyll is pitching his idea to the Board of Governors, the [[JerkassHasAPoint Bishop of Basingstoke]] asks him a question (one that [[DramaticIrony the audience will know is an extremely important question]] that Jekyll cannot answer and instead opts to deflect with emotional appeals about the plights of the mentally ill:
-->'''Bishop of Basingstoke''': And what if you're right, Jekyll? And you do manage to separate Good from Evil - '''What happens to the evil'''?

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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: When Jekyll is pitching his idea to the Board of Governors, the [[JerkassHasAPoint Bishop of Basingstoke]] asks him a question (one that [[DramaticIrony the audience will know is an extremely important question]] question]]) that Jekyll cannot answer and instead opts to deflect with emotional appeals about the plights of the mentally ill:
-->'''Bishop of Basingstoke''': And what if you're right, Jekyll? And Jekyll, and you do manage to separate Good good from Evil - '''What evil? ''What happens to the evil'''?evil''?
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