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* TheGamblingAddict: Gordon's father, as established in "And They're Off"

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* TheGamblingAddict: Gordon's father, as established in "And They're Off"Off".


People lose money
And have fun
Betting, of course, is
Hell on the horses
And on families where the betting is done
It's a joke to believe someone's won

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People -->People lose money
And -->And have fun
Betting, -->Betting, of course, is
Hell -->Hell on the horses
And -->And on families where the betting is done
It's -->It's a joke to believe someone's won


* DisappearedDad: It's revealed in "And They're Off" that, after years of gambling and domestic violence, Gordon's dad left the family, remaining in contact with his son only through letters.



* {{Final Love Duet}}: "Sailing (reprise)"

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* {{Final Love Duet}}: "Sailing (reprise)"(reprise)".


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* LineageComesFromTheFather: Briefly parodied in "Family History" and "Gordo's Law of Genetics"; when Mimi is answering question's about Gordon's family medical history, she claims that "anything that's wrong is his father's."


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* TheGamblingAddict: Gordon's father, as established in "And They're Off"
-->'''Gordon''': Isn't life funny?
People lose money
And have fun
Betting, of course, is
Hell on the horses
And on families where the betting is done
It's a joke to believe someone's won


I should explain\\"''

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I should explain\\"''explain\\
I have so many songs!"''



!!''Falsettos'' contains examples of:

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!!''Falsettos'' !!''A New Brain'' contains examples of:


[[caption-width-right:268:The cover art of the 2015 Encores! revival of '''A New Brain.''']]

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[[caption-width-right:268:The cover art of the 2015 Encores! revival of '''A ''A New Brain.''']]
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* GriefSong: Mimi sings "The Music Still Plays On" when she [[spoiler:thinks (incorrectly) that her son is dead.]]


[[quoteright:350:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_New_Brain_CD_Cover.jpg]]

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[[quoteright:350:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_New_Brain_CD_Cover.jpg]]
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[[caption-width-right:268:The cover art of the 2015 Encores! revival of '''A New Brain.''']]

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[[quoteright:350:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A_New_Brain_CD_Cover.jpg]]

->''"All the songs I never wrote\\
Fizzle and remain\\
All the songs I did not start\\
All the rhymes I never made\\
All the stories I delayed in telling\\
Are welling up inside my brain\\
I should explain\\"''
-->--'''Gordon Schwinn''', "''A New Brain''"

''A New Brain'' is a musical with music by William Finn and book by Finn and James Lapine. The show is largely autobiographical, drawing from Finn's own experience with a condition called arteriovenous malformation. The musical is about a composer named Gordon Schwinn who has dreams of writing Broadway musicals but is currently stuck composing songs for a children's show star named Mr. Bungee, whom Gordon despises. While writing one day, he faints suddenly and is taken to the hospital where he is diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation, the same condition Finn had. He fears that if he doesn't survive the risky operation he must undergo, he will die without ever having reached his full potential as an artist. The cast consists of Gordon, his mother Mimi, his friend and agent Rhoda, his boyfriend Roger, a cruel-hearted nurse named Nancy D, a much kinder nurse named Richard, an unsympathetic doctor, and a minister.

The play ran off-Broadway in 1998, featuring Malcolm Gets as Gordon, Penny Fuller as Gordon's mother Mimi, Chip Zein as Mr. Bungee, and Kristen Chenoweth as the waitress/Nancy D. It was revived by the Encores! concert series in 2015, featuring Jonathan Groff as Gordon, Dan Fogler as Mr. Bungee, and Ana Gasteyer as Mimi.

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!!''Falsettos'' contains examples of:
* {{All Musicals Are Adaptations}}: Averted.
* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: Averted, despite the whole musical seemingly building to this point.]]
* {{Coming Out Story}}: Averted. All of Gordon's friends and family know he's gay and in a relationship with Roger.
* {{Final Love Duet}}: "Sailing (reprise)"
* {{I Want Song}}: "Heart and Music" for Gordon and "Change" for the homeless woman.
* {{Jewish Mother}}: Mimi
* MinorCharacterMajorSong: The homeless woman's "Change" would likely qualify.
* {{No Antagonist}}
* {{The Song Before The Storm}}: "In the Middle of the Room (part 2)" fits this best.
* {{Queer Romance}}: Gordon and Roger.
* {{Sung Through Musical}}

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