Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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April 25, 2022
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A 1954 American musical film, directed by Stanley Donen. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a musical based on a farm boy trying to find a wife and marry her. As for the rest of his 6 other brothers, they all fall in love with 6 other girls in a small town. The settings of this story is farm land, small town, singing and country dancing.

Davis students get to preform this amazing play for their musical this year. Liam Bean, a senior at Davis plays the part as Caleb, one of the seven brothers in the play.

“I think Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is super well known and I’ve never done it, so I was really excited.” Liam explains. For a 1954 musical film, not many students at Davis have heard of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, other then the musical theater, a little older adults or the students that are playing in the musical.

Musical theatre is a form of theatre performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The story and emotional content of a musical. “It’s a lot harder than people think. I think putting yourself into different mindset and doing right can be exhausting.”

How a person can act in a play or a movie is very remarkable. Some people think it can be really easy but it looks harder then you think. Acting takes time and a lot of skills, just like any sport people play. They work they’re hardest so they can be perfect.

“With the group we have, we get a lot done in a short period of time. Of course, there’s conflict sometimes but it’s a good group.” Liam said. As for many students and parents, everyone can’t wait to see this play, how it comes together and see how everyone does their part in it.