"Killer Queen" Comes to Life in Rock Musical,
"We Will Rock You!"
by Good News Reporter, Joanne Quinn-Smith aka TechnoGranny
From Scaramouch to the Killer Queen, “We Will Rock You” was an amazing, entertaining and unique departure from the “just another tribute band.” The musical truly recaptured the artistry and drama of Queen. The worldwide smash hit ‘rock theatrical’, Queen and Ben Elton’s “We Will Rock You,” built around 24 of Queen’s biggest hits, opened at the Benedum Center (October 29), and TechnoGranny was there not exactly knowing why.
My guest and I thought we were going to a tribute concert to Queen; obviously I read the press release on air and was brain dead. “We Will Rock You” takes place on a futuristic planet once called Earth that is now controlled by a mighty corporation. The ruler of this planet is half human and half pixilated and pardon
|Scaramouche & Galileo off to find last guitar.|
|We Will Rock You Ensemble|
If you are not a person with your car radio on all the time then you will be surprised and reminded of fantastic Queen tunes that you just can’t resist singing along to, such as “Another One Bites The Dust,” “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “We Are The Champions,” “Bohemian Rhapsody” and, of course, “We Will Rock You.”
My favorite character is the Killer Queen (Jacqueline B. Arnold)Queen was so dramatic and the show likewise does not lack show-stopping, stellar artistry and a theatrical presence that keeps the audience upbeat and involved from start to end.
Just as you think the show is over and you say to yourself, “Something is missing here!” A message comes across the stage, “Are you ready for Bohemian Rhapsody?” Many of us had to rush back to our seats. What a finale!
(c) Joanne Quinn-Smith 2013
Joanne Quinn-Smith, Award winning internet radio broadcaster, blogger, author and internet radio and TV network editor and publisher. Joanne is the owner and CEO, Creative Energy Officer, of Dreamweaver Marketing Associates, a successful Pittsburgh-based marketing company. She is a grandmother and great grandmother, an unlikely trendsetter for online journalism and broadcasting. Joanne is internationally known as the “Get Your Google On” Gal. But better known as Techno Granny™ to over one million accumulated online listeners worldwide. Joanne has created a revolutionary online NEW MEDIA platform in Internet broadcasting, blogging and other social media participation that represents the new second generation of World Wide Web interactions, known in technology circles as Web 2.0. JQS is the online publisher of PositivelyPittsburghLiveMagazine.com, an online community magazine to disseminate the Positive News for Positive Pittsburghers. PPL Mag is Pittsburgh’s First Internet radio and TV network with syndicated channels and online radio and TV capabilities.