I first came across A Very Potter Musical
in the "Recommended For You" section of You Tube
. I immediately became hooked when Harry said, "NO WAY this year anyone's gonna die!
" The songs may obviously not be professional, but are very good for amatuers, and quite catchy
. The acting and singing are brilliant, especially from the duo Brian Rosenthal and Joe Walker, who plays Quirrel and Voldemort. They worked quite well together, and totally makes you want to ship Quirrel and Voldy. The script was written quite well, combining many of the plots from the books yet is still clear. Some viewers (like The Man Without A Body
, who seemed to have forgotten that Potter Puppet Pals
also have American accents) may find the Americanized accents
distracting, but I found it quite funny, possibly funnier then if they had proper British accents (though, of course, Malfoy would be nothing without his accent).
The only thing that could be improved on is the characterization of Bellatrix, who was quite annoying. Otherwise, this musical is quite a treat. As it was recommended for me, I recommend it for other Potter fans.