confused. Are the characters putting on a show or are they characters
from the shows or are they generic characters like ďthe female prisonerĒ
or ďthe teenaged greaserĒ?
of the characters in the game are directly taken from Broadway
musicals. So expect to be playing characters like Sweeny Todd, Mamma
Morton, Seymour Krelbourn or Roxy Hart.
this mean I can play a great character from my favourite musical and
sing some of my favourite songs?
the musical is in the game, then very much Yes. Plus we love you. And
there are more shows in the game than listed on the sheet overleaf.
donít like performing in front of others, or singing. Wonít I have to do
both of these if I play the game?
There are plenty of opportunities to sing or perform for those who revel
in them, but this is always optional. As usual, nobody will be expected
to do anything they donít want to do.
this be a proper Weekend-Long Freeform, or just a series of vignettes
Iíll have to watch people perform?
is all about interactions between people in character. Lullaby of
Broadway: All That Jazz is first and foremost a freeform. Characters
are detailed, linked to people from musicals other than their own and
fully-plotted. We hope some players will want to sing, but nobody will
ever have to sing or be the audience. There will be plenty of other
areas to go and role-play in.
how do I know Iíll enjoy the game? Is it any good?
with any game, the only way to find out for sure is to play it. I (Tony
Mitton) played in all three Lullaby of Broadway games and had a great
time in all of them. For the record, I didnít sing a note in two games
and mumbled in the chorus for a couple of songs in one.
games? Which one is this? Is this the reason the title is so long?
of Broadway: All That Jazz is the second of the three unconnected
Broadway musical themed games run between 2008 and 2010 in the US. We
picked it, rather than the first Lullaby game because we feel it is more
the game suitable for children?
refer you to the rather darker theme of the game than many. Plus the
fact there are no characters written for children, and weíre too lazy to
I have to sing if you cast me as a character with lots of songs? Like,
say, Tracy Turnblad or Seymour Krelbourn?
I really donít have to sing or dance if I donít want to? Promise?
promise. Not even for the Time Warp, if you donít want to.
still not convinced, can you tell me more? And what aboutÖ?
you have any more questions, please email me at
firstname.lastname@example.org. We will also create a mailing list for the
game in due course.