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'''The Silent City''' is a record-based musical produced by the Stagehands and released in 2009. It follows a music man named Stan from his home in an average town to Laconia, the land of entertainment. It turns out that Laconia is a dictatorship run by a mayor who makes everyone in the town wear a mask in exchange for making them famous.

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'''The ''The Silent City''' City'' is a record-based musical produced by the Stagehands and released in 2009. It follows a music man named Stan from his home in an average town to Laconia, the land of entertainment. It turns out that Laconia is a dictatorship run by a mayor who makes everyone in the town wear a mask in exchange for making them famous.



'''Tracklist'''

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'''Tracklist'''
!!Tracklist



'''Cast'''

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'''Cast'''!!Cast


* Marko Pandza as Sailor (guitar & vocals) [[note]] Except on the fifth track: Marko Pandza on bass, David Yenovkian on guitar
* David Yenovkian as Mayor (bass & vocals)**

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* Marko Pandza as Sailor (guitar & vocals) [[note]] Except on the fifth track: Marko Pandza on bass, David Yenovkian on guitar
guitar [[/note]]
* David Yenovkian as Mayor (bass & vocals)**vocals)


''The Silent City'' is a record-based musical produced by the Stagehands. It follows a music man named Stan from his home in an average town to Laconia, the land of entertainment. It turns out that Laconia is a dictatorship run by a mayor who makes everyone in the town wear a mask in exchange for making them famous.

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''The '''The Silent City'' City''' is a record-based musical produced by the Stagehands.Stagehands and released in 2009. It follows a music man named Stan from his home in an average town to Laconia, the land of entertainment. It turns out that Laconia is a dictatorship run by a mayor who makes everyone in the town wear a mask in exchange for making them famous.



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!!Tropes:'''Tracklist'''

ACT 1

# "It’s the Start"/"Overture"
# "The Commercial (Do It Anyway)"
# "Sailor Man, Sailor Man"
# "Welcome to our Town"
# "The Mayor (Part 1 and 2)"
# "Petty Games"/"Worries Grow With Time"/"Nothin’s Wrong"
# "Ashley"/ "Searching" /"La Bibliothèque"

ACT 2
# "Island Fever"
# "The Threat"
# "Not Alone (Ashley Reprise)" / "I Was Alone"
# "Set a Fire"
# "The Riot"
# "Now or Never"
# "Curtains (It's the Start Reprise)"

'''Cast'''
* Geoff Stevens as Stan (vocals)
* Mackenzie Zufelt as Narrator (vocals)
* Justine Moritz as Ashley (vocals) [[note]]Guest vocals for Ashley by Jennifer LaForge [[/note]]
* Marko Pandza as Sailor (guitar & vocals) [[note]] Except on the fifth track: Marko Pandza on bass, David Yenovkian on guitar
* David Yenovkian as Mayor (bass & vocals)**
* Nemanja Protic as Townsperson (drums)

!! ''Island Troper''


* EleventhHourNumber: "Now or Never", where Stan and Ashley convince the citizens of Laconia to take off their masks and the mayor is defeated.

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* EleventhHourNumber: TheElevenOClockNumber: "Now or Never", where Stan and Ashley convince the citizens of Laconia to take off their masks and the mayor is defeated.


* AngryMobSong: “The Threat” and “The Riot”

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* AngryMobSong: “The Threat” "The Threat" and “The Riot”"The Riot." Fittingly, "The Threat" is where they're warned of exile, while "The Riot" is where they're almost stopped.



* BSODSong: Only the beginning of "Not Alone"; the rest is a {{Subversion}}.
* CassandraTruth: The sailor man in the third song tells Stan that “the land of entertainment is a lie”. He doesn’t believe him until he sees the masks.
* CrowdSong: “Welcome to Our Town”, “La Bibliotheque”, “Now or Never”, and the {{Angry Mob Song}}s.

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* BSODSong: Only "Island Fever", where Stan is being deliberately ignored and starts considering wearing the beginning of "Not Alone"; the rest mask in order to be accepted; "I Was Alone" is a {{Subversion}}.
Ashley's attempt to stop Stan's BSOD.
* CassandraTruth: The sailor man in the third song tells Stan that “the "the land of entertainment is a lie”. lie." He doesn’t believe him until he sees the masks.
* CrowdSong: “Welcome "Welcome to Our Town”, “La Bibliotheque”, “Now Town", "La Bibliotheque", "Now or Never”, Never", and the {{Angry Mob Song}}s.Song}}s have lots of singing from the Laconian ensemble.
* EleventhHourNumber: "Now or Never", where Stan and Ashley convince the citizens of Laconia to take off their masks and the mayor is defeated.



* IWantSong: “The Commercial (Do It Anyway)” talks about Stan wanting fame.
* LaResistance: Stan and Ashley work against the mayor to convince the townspeople that they don’t need to wear the masks.
* LemonyNarrator: The narrator occasionally finishes actual characters’ sentences, and sometimes puts in things that seem like incorrect value judgments.

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* IWantSong: “The "The Commercial (Do It Anyway)” Anyway)" talks about Stan wanting fame.
* LaResistance: Stan and Ashley work against the mayor to convince the townspeople that they don’t don't need to wear the masks.
* LemonyNarrator: The narrator occasionally finishes actual characters’ characters' sentences, and sometimes puts in things that seem like incorrect value judgments.



* NominalImportance: It's no coincidence that the one Laconian the mayor name-drops to Stan specifically (Ashley) turns out to be the one who's important.



* SomewhereSong: “It’s the Start”; Stan does go to the place he wanted to but it turns out to be [[DeconstructedTrope terrible.]]

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* SomewhereSong: “It’s "It’s the Start”; Start"; Stan does go to the place he wanted to but it turns out to be [[DeconstructedTrope terrible.]]



* VillainSong: “The Mayor”, “The Threat”, and “The Riot”. “Welcome to Our Town” to a lesser extent.
* TheVillainSucksSong: “Now or Never” which is where the townspeople turn against the mayor.
* VillainousBreakdown: The Mayor has one at the end of “Now or Never".

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* VillainSong: “The Mayor”, “The Threat”, "The Mayor", about all the great things the mayor can do for Stan and “The Riot”. “Welcome to Our Town” to a lesser extent.
the rest of Laconia's stars.
* TheVillainSucksSong: “Now "Now or Never” Never" which is where the townspeople turn against the mayor.
* VillainousBreakdown: The Mayor has one at the end of “Now "Now or Never".Never" when everyone takes off their masks.

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* AssimilationPlot: The mayor is able to hold so much power because he is able to convince everyone to be indistinguishable. The moment they start showing any autonomy he's rendered powerless.

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* SiameseTwinSongs: "It's the Start/Overture" leads into "Commercial (Do It Anyway)", and "Set a Fire" leads into "The Riot."


* CrowdSong: “Welcome to Our Town”, “La Bibliotheque”, “Now or Never”, and the {{Angry Mob Song}}s

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* CrowdSong: “Welcome to Our Town”, “La Bibliotheque”, “Now or Never”, and the {{Angry Mob Song}}sSong}}s.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Both the sailor man and the mayor are known only as their job descriptions.



* IWantSong: “The Commercial (Do It Anyway)” talks about Stan wanting fame

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* IWantSong: “The Commercial (Do It Anyway)” talks about Stan wanting famefame.


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* NoNameGiven: Of the five important roles, exactly two of them have actual names.


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!! The Silent City contains examples of:

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!! The Silent City contains examples of:!!Tropes:


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* VillainousBreakdown: The Mayor has one at the end of “Now or Never".

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* VillainousBreakdown: The Mayor has one at the end of “Now or Never".Never".
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* OfferedTheCrown: Stan and Ashley both, although only Ashley wants it; Stan refuses because he doesn't want the people worshipping ''him'' instead of the mayor.

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* UltimateAuthorityMayor: [[ExaggeratedTrope Exaggerated.]] Not only does the mayor not have to answer to a higher power, he actually became a totalitarian dictator.


* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Inverted. The Mayor is able to locate the token resistance because Stan went out of his way to find them.

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Inverted.{{Inverted|Trope}}. The Mayor is able to locate the token resistance because Stan went out of his way to find them.


Eventually, Stan and Ashley are able to convince the town that they don’t need the mayor.

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Eventually, Stan and Ashley are able to convince the town that they don’t need the mayor.
mayor, and become leaders of the town. Stan declines because he thinks that the townspeople following him blindly is not an improvement.



* BigNo: The Mayor has one during his villainous breakdown.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Inverted. The Mayor is able to locate the token resistance because Stan went out of his way to find them.



* VillainousBreakdown: The Mayor has one at the end of “Now or Never”

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* VillainousBreakdown: The Mayor has one at the end of “Now or Never”Never".

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