I Will Survive – Few More Show Tunes Please
It would be great to see an episode where they were struggling to find the bottom three not trying to decide who to leave out of it.
Last night the Priscilla bus travelled to Broken Hill and the boys frocked up to do a Mad Max drag number mouthing to the music. Which is traditionally what drag queens do. If you were channel hopping at that point of time you would have wondered what the hell was going on.
Then it was off to a farm to sing a country song to the judges and bootscooting with the ladies from the Silver City bootscooting group. If you like neither it was a long episode to watch.
For a show that is trying to find the next big musical theatre star there is very little traditional musical theatre in it. It would not be good if a contestant was eliminated because he could not sing country or rock.
The best numbers last night was Danvin’s tap dancing routine which in fact a bit of musical theatre into the show, and they are meant to be looking for a triple threat.
Also Jamie’s train wreck of a performance singing Joelene. However it would have been interesting if he had actually remembered the words, as his voice was one of the stronger ones last night and he was putting on a performance. Though he did look like a person a week after Mardi Gras who had forgotten to go home complete with lost hat and a top that did not cover that long gone six pack!
What must be difficult is trying to being some energy on stage when there are few people in the audience to feed off on. The show obviously has to showcase other genres but maybe the elimination routine could be a more traditional broadway number as I noticed in the first week a lot of the boys struggled with the pop song Girls Just Want To Have Fun.
However looking at the previews for tonight’s episode they imply that the routine is so fabulous that they find it difficult to cull someone. Hopefully this is the case. Stephan Elliott again proved he was the snappier of the judges, and hopefully Jason Donovan will start showing a bit more personality soon.
What do you think of I Will Survive? Are you still watching it?
I Will Survive is on TEN on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at 7.30pm