History Theatre / Thirteen

7th Oct '17 12:52:07 PM darlingstarlet
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** This isn't necessarily true- Kendra does this as part of her cheer in front of all the girls, and at least in the musical, Lucy never tells Kendra on screen that she likes Brett. Considering Kendra is a major dumb blonde, it's unlikely she realized. The character descriptions also say Kendra is not to be played as an Alpha Bitch. Kendra was oblivious and lacked tact, but she didn't realize her friend's feelings.
22nd Mar '17 3:23:32 PM slvstrChung
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* ArcNumber: Thirteen. There are thirteen main characters, all of whom are thirteen years old, who sing thirteen songs.

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* ArcNumber: Thirteen. There are thirteen main characters, all of whom are thirteen years old, thirteen-years-old, who sing thirteen songs.songs, the first of which switches between 6/8 and 7/8, for a total of... 13.



** It is a Jason Robert Brown musical, after all.

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** It is ''is'' a Jason Robert Brown musical, after all.



* UncommonTime: The opening number uses a 13-beat pattern.



* VoiceTypes: Kendra,[[InvokedTrope who is mentioned repeatedly as being]] PurityPersonified, is listed as a soprano although Delaney Moro, the original Kendra on Broadway is an ''alto''. Patrice is a Mezzo soprano, and [[AlphaBitch Lucy]] is an alto. (Elizabeth Gillies mentioned that she can sing "lower than any female legally should".) And all of the boys are tenors.

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* VoiceTypes: Kendra,[[InvokedTrope Kendra, [[InvokedTrope who is mentioned repeatedly repeatedly]] as being]] being PurityPersonified, is listed as a soprano although Delaney Moro, the original Kendra on Broadway is an ''alto''. Patrice is a Mezzo soprano, and [[AlphaBitch Lucy]] is an alto. (Elizabeth Gillies mentioned that she can sing "lower than any female legally should".) And all of the boys are tenors.


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** It ''is'' a Jason Robert Brown musical, after all.
28th Dec '16 5:08:40 PM trulymadmoves
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* JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Though the end of the play ultimately reveals Brett to be a jerk who was never intending to do anything nice for Evan, that doesn't change the fact that a ''huge'' chunk of the play is spent on his genuinely heartfelt romance with Kendra. We get his inner thoughts in song several times (heck, his relationship with Kendra is easily the focus of more songs than Evan's plotline is) and there's not a hint of malice in them.
22nd Apr '16 3:23:51 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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[[caption-width-right:306:Top: WeirdnessMagnet. Bottom (L-R): DumbBlonde, AlphaBitch, JerkassWoobie, TheCastShowOff [[OddNameOut Simon]], AlliterativeName, HeyItsThatGuy, The GirlNextDoor, The JerkJock, ThoseTwoGuys, and The EnsembleDarkhorse.]]

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[[caption-width-right:306:Top: WeirdnessMagnet. Bottom (L-R): DumbBlonde, AlphaBitch, JerkassWoobie, TheCastShowOff [[OddNameOut Simon]], AlliterativeName, HeyItsThatGuy, The GirlNextDoor, The JerkJock, ThoseTwoGuys, and The EnsembleDarkhorse.]]
25th Nov '15 4:01:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/DanQuayle: The characters go to Dan Quayle Junior High.
** Home of [[PunnyName The Quayle Quails]]!
25th Nov '15 4:01:18 AM Morgenthaler
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* CutSong: "Here I come" and "Opportunity" where cut from the Broadway production, although "Opportunity" was put back in the most recent version, released by MTI.

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* CutSong: "Here I come" and "Opportunity" where cut from the Broadway production, although "Opportunity" was put back in the most recent version, released by MTI.



* DawsonCasting: Majorly averted with the Broadway production. The older cast member was Eric Nelsen as Brett, who was 17.

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* DawsonCasting: Majorly averted with the Broadway production. The older cast member was Eric Nelsen as Brett, who was 17.



* OneOfUs: [[http://www.broadwayspace.com/profile/Aaron83 Aaron Simon Gross, who plays Archie]].



* PromotedFanboy: Aaron Simon Gross is a Jason Robert Brown/Musical Theater fanboy.
** A production held at Jason Robert Brown's old theater camp, French Woods, were this when the man himself supervised it.



* RomanceOnTheSet: Ariana Grande and Graham Phillips used to date.
** They even recorded [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLyOhufDet8 a duet.]]
24th Aug '15 6:56:48 PM GroovyBaby
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** Kinda hard to avoid a title drop when it's a musical called 13 about 13-year-old kids.

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** Kinda hard to avoid a title drop when it's a musical called 13 about 13-year-old kids. And guess how many kids there are? 13.
19th Jul '15 9:20:34 AM NWolfman
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** A production held at Jason Robert Brown's old theater camp, French Woods, were this when the man himself supervised it.
19th Jul '15 9:19:23 AM NWolfman
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* ArcNumber: Thirteen. There are thirteen main characters, all of whom are thirteen years old, who sing thirteen songs.
11th Mar '15 11:11:09 AM TVRulezAgain
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''13'' is the story of a Jewish boy named Evan, who moves to Appleton, Indiana from New York City after his parents get a divorce. He first befriends his neighbor Patrice, whose only other friend is Archie, the terminally ill nerd. Evan decides that, in order for his Bar Mitzvah to be a hit, he will have to become popular and unintentionally gets himself involved in a fight over the quarterback Brett between best friends Kendra and [[LizGillies Lucy]]. {{Hilarity Ensues}}.

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''13'' is the story of a Jewish boy named Evan, who moves to Appleton, Indiana from New York City after his parents get a divorce. He first befriends his neighbor Patrice, whose only other friend is Archie, the terminally ill nerd. Evan decides that, in order for his Bar Mitzvah to be a hit, he will have to become popular and unintentionally gets himself involved in a fight over the quarterback Brett between best friends Kendra and [[LizGillies [[Creator/LizGillies Lucy]]. {{Hilarity Ensues}}.
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