• Drum Set and Percussion Setups from Musical Theatre and More

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Cinderella - Broadway - Rich Rosenzweig

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Rich Rosenzweig's drum set setup for the Broadway production of Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre.

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Cinderella - Broadway - Bill Hayes

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Bill Hayes' percussion setup for the Broadway production of Cinderella at the Broadway Theatre.

"The bells are mounted over the xylophone, and I play virtually everything on both with the same pair of mallets, innovative OS4 in this case, which also work on the nearby bell tree and Mark Tree."

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Newsies - Broadway - Paul Davis

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Paul Davis' setup for the Broadway production of Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre.

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Peter and the Starcatcher - Broadway - Deane Prouty

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Deane Prouty's setup for the 2012-2013 Broadway production of Peter And The Starcatcher at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Peter and the Starcatcher - Off Broadway - Deane Prouty

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Deane Prouty's setup for the Off-Broadway production of Peter And The Starcatcher at New World Stages in New York City.

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Peter and the Starcatcher - Tour - Jeremy Lowe

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Jeremy Lowe’s setup for the National Tour of Peter And The Starcatcher.

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Side Show - Broadway Cast Album - Billy Miller

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Billy Miller's percussion setup for the Cast Album Recording at Avatar Studios, New York City, for the Broadway Revival of Side Show.

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Side Show - Broadway - Billy Miller

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Billy Miller's percussion setup for the Broadway Revival of Side Show at the St. James Theatre.

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Paragon Ragtime Orchestra - Regional - Taylor Goodson

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A few of Taylor Goodson's setups from his performances with the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra.

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The Bridges Of Madison County - Broadway - Benny Koonyevsky

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Benny Koonyevsky's setup for the Broadway production of The Bridges of Madison County at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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If/Then - Broadway - Damien Bassman

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Damien Bassman's setup for the Broadway production of If/Then at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

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Motown The Musical - Broadway - Roger Squitero

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Roger Squitero's hand drum setup for the Broadway production of Motown at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Motown The Musical - Broadway - Buddy Williams

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Buddy William's drum set setup for the Broadway production of Motown at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Motown The Musical - Broadway - Gary Seligson

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Gary Seligson's percussion setup for the Broadway production of Motown at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Wicked - Broadway - Andy Jones

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Andy Jones' percussion setup for the currently running Broadway production of Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Wicked - Broadway - Matt Vander Ende

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Matt Vander Ende's drum set setup for the currently running Broadway production of Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre.

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Pippin - Tour - Brian Kilgore

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Brian Kilgore's setup for the International Tour of Pippin at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, California.

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The Life - Regional - Matthew Dudek

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Matthew Dudek's percussion setup for Cy Coleman’s The Life at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.

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Found - Off Broadway - Michael Blancaflor

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Michael Blancaflor's setup for the Off-Broadway production of Found: A New Musical at the Linda Gross Theater in New York City.

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Cabaret - Broadway - Eric Poland

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Eric Poland's setup for the Broadway Revival of Cabaret at Studio 54.

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Aladdin - Broadway - John Redsecker

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John Redsecker’s drum set setup for the Broadway production of Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Aladdin - Broadway - Mike Englander


Mike Englander’s percussion setup for the Broadway production of Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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A Chorus Line - Regional - Paul Hansen

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Paul Hansen's percussion setup for A Chorus Line at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Washington.

"The one thing I also point out to students tackling this show for the first time is…"

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A Chorus Line - Regional - Alec Wilmart

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Alec Wilmart's drum set setup for A Chorus Line at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle, Washington.

"The Yamaha Oak Custom was a great kit for this show, tuned pretty much wide open with gel mutes to emulate that '70s ‘Dead Drum’ sound"

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Beauty and the Beast - Tour - Jaren Angud

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Jaren Angud's combined book setup for the International Tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.

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Les Miserables - Regional - Jaren Angud

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Jaren Angud's percussion setup for Les Miserables at the Eisenhower Auditorium at Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.

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Wicked - Regional - Alex Stopa

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Alex Stopa's percussion setup for Wicked at The Smith Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Side Show - Broadway Cast Album - Larry Lelli

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Larry Lelli's drum set setup for the Cast Album Recording at Avatar Studios, New York City, for the Broadway Revival of Side Show.

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Side Show - Broadway - Larry Lelli

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Larry Lelli's drum set setup for the Broadway Revival of Side Show at the St. James Theatre.

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Peter Pan Live - TV - Bill Hayes

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Bill Hayes' percussion setup for the recording session of NBC’s Peter Pan Live at Avatar Studios in New York City.

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Peter Pan Live - TV - Paul Pizzuti

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Paul Pizzuti's drum set setup for the 2014 recording session of NBC’s Peter Pan Live at Avatar Studios in New York City.

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Mamma Mia - Broadway - David Nyberg

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David Nyberg's percussion setup for the Broadway production of Mamma Mia at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Mamma Mia - Broadway - Ray Marchica

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Ray Marchica's drum set setup for the Broadway production of Mamma Mia at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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On The Town - Broadway - Rich Rosenzweig

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Rich Rosenzweig's drum set setup for the Broadway production of On The Town at the Lyric Theatre.

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On The Town - Broadway - Charlie Descarfino

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Charlie Descarfino's percussion setup for the Broadway production of On The Town at the Lyric Theatre.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Madison Square Garden - Dave Roth

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Dave Roth's percussion setup for the Madison Square Garden production of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Madison Square Garden - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes' drum set setup for the Madison Square Garden production of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

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Kinky Boots - Broadway - Sammy Merendino

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Sammy Merendino's setup for the Broadway production of Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre.

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The Last Ship - Broadway - Trey Files

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Trey Files' percussion setup for the Broadway production of Sting's The Last Ship at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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The Last Ship - Broadway - Joe Bonadio

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Joe Bonadio's drum set setup for the Broadway production of Sting's The Last Ship at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Lion King - Broadway - Carter McLean

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Carter McLean's drum set setup for the Broadway production of Lion King currently running at the Minskoff Theatre.

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular - Mario DeCiutiis, Dave Roth, Matt Beaumont

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Mario DeCiutiis, Dave Roth, and Matt Beaumont’s percussion setup for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular in New York City.

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Beauty and the Beast - Regional - Angel Williams

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Angel Williams’ percussion setup for the Herriman Arts Councils production of Beauty and the Beast in Herriman, Utah.

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In The Heights - Regional - Brett Beiersdorfer

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Brett Beiersdorfer's setup for In the Heights at the CM Performing Arts Center in Oakdale, New York.

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Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - Regional - Jordan Holley

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Jordan Holley's setup for Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Cocoa Village Playhouse in Melbourne, Florida.Read/See more...

La Boheme - International - Mio Chang


Mio Chang's setup for La Boheme at the Hamming Theater in Tokyo, Japan.

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Young Frankenstein - Regional - Jason Degenhardt

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Jason Degenhardt's setup for Young Frankenstein at the Topeka Civic Theatre in Topeka, Kansas.

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Mary Poppins - Regional - Jason Degenhardt

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Jason Degenhardt's combined book setup for Mary Poppins at the Topeka Civic Theatre in Topeka, Kansas.

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Les Miserables - Regional - Jason Degenhardt

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Jason Degenhardt's combined setup for Les Miserables at the Topeka Civic Theatre in Topeka, Kansas. This is the newer UK Tour 2009 version orchestrated for one percussionist.

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