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Old 06-01-2012, 06:13 PM - Thread Starter
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Your guests all have a drink in their hands.

The lights all set in the "Welcome" configuration.

You welcome them into your theatre as the music __________ emanates from the speakers and sets the ambiance.


... so what DO you guys play for pre-show music ?

I heard a lively version of the Overture from Captain Blood that sounded great, but I haven't yet decided.

It's all about the atmosphere, isn't it ?
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I don't think this is what you had in mind, but this thread made me think of two AC/DC songs. Back in Black, and Thunderstruck. If you're gonna make an entrance, it's hard to go wrong with either of those

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I don't think this is what you had in mind, but this thread made me think of two AC/DC songs. Back in Black, and Thunderstruck. If you're gonna make an entrance, it's hard to go wrong with either of those

I was thinking the same thing. When I think "entrance music", it's usually for a closer in baseball or somebody in the WWE. In either case, mine would probably be one of the two you mentioned.
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For me it's the soundtrack for the Looney Tunes shorts always playing as the pre-show...

A more accurate "theater" experience would be one of the trivia slideshows folks have created, with a crappy local FM station playing

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I always thought something sweeping and orchestral helps set the cinematic mood.

However AC/DC would get the crowd pumped up !
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