• Drum Set and Percussion Setups from Musical Theatre and More

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Chicago - Tour - Cubby O'Brien

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Cubby O'Briens setup for the National Tour of Chicago at the Majestic Theatre in San Antonio, Texas.

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A Christmas Story - Tour - Matt Watson

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Matt Watson's setup for the tour of A Christmas Story.

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Cast Album - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes’ drum set setup for the cast album of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom in New York City.

"The show originally opened in 2006 but we finally got to create a fantastic cast album this past August 2013."

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Cast Album - Dave Roth

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Dave Roth's percussion setup for the cast album of Dr Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Manhattan Center Grand Ballroom in New York City.

"It was a very unique experience in that the entire 14 piece band was in the same room with no baffling."

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Regional - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes' combined book setup for Dr Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at the Wang Theatre in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Light In The Piazza - Broadway - Billy Miller

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Billy Miller's setup for the Broadway production of The Light in the Piazza at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center.

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Next to Normal - International - Tim Collins

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Tim Collins' setup for Next to Normal at Macquarie University in New South Wales, Australia.

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Life After - International - Jamie Drake

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Jamie Drake's setup for the premiere of Life After at the Berkeley Street Theatre in Toronto, Canada.

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Mary Poppins - Regional - Joe Beam

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Joe Beam's drum-set setup for Mary Poppins at Theatre Under the Stars in Houston, Texas.

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Alex Zarzalejo - Don Juan: The Musical

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Alex's combined setup for Don Juan: The Musical at the Teatro de la Luz Philips in Madrid, Spain.

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Bring it On - Regional - Angel Williams

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Angel Williams’ percussion setup for Bring It On at the University of Utah, Musical Theater Department in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Avenue Q - Regional - Mike Wecker

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Mike Wecker’s setup for Avenue Q at the Paper Wing Theatre in Monterey, California.

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Dreamgirls - Regional - Alec Wilmart

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Alec Wilmart’s percussion setup for Dreamgirls at the Village Theater in Seattle, Washington.

“I listened to a lot of Jackie Wilson, James Brown, Temptations, Supremes, and Earth Wind and Fire to help prepare the different bongo and conga grooves.”

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Dreamgirls - Regional - Jim Reif

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Jim Reif’s drum set setup for Dreamgirls at the Village Theater in Seattle, Washington.

“The fun never stops and the train keeps on moving.”

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Motown - 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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Funny Girl - Regional - Alec Wilmart

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Alec Wilmart's combined book setup for Funny Girl at the Village Theatre in Issaquah, Washington.

"Combining the two parts on this show presented some interesting challenges"

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Avenue Q - Off-Broadway - Joe Choroszewski

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Joe Choroszewski's setup for the Off-Broadway production of Avenue Q at New World Stages, in New York City.

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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 - Broadway - Deane Prouty

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

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Smokey Joe's Cafe - Regional - Debbie Minnichelli

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Debbie Minnichelli's percussion setup for Smokey Joe's Cafe at the Stage Door Repertory Theatre in Anaheim, California.

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The Addams Family - Broadway - Billy Miller

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Billy Miller’s percussion setup for the Broadway production of The Addams Family at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Regional - David Thalmann

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David Thalmann’s setup for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at the Murray Arts Guild - Murray Park Amphitheater, in Murray, Utah.

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Nice Work If You Can Get It - Broadway - Andy Blanco

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Andy Blanco's percussion setup for the Broadway revival of Nice Work If You Can Get It at the Imperial Theatre.

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Nice Work If You Can Get it - Broadway - Eric Poland

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Eric Poland's drum set setup for the Broadway revival of Nice Work If You Can Get It at the Imperial Theatre.

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Scandalous - Broadway - Billy Miller

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Billy Miller's percussion setup for the Broadway production of Scandalous at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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The Landing - Off Broadway - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes’ setup for the Off Broadway production of The Landing at the Vineyard Theatre in New York City.

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Evita - Broadway - Bill Lanham

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Bill Lanham's drum set setup for the Broadway Revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre.

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The Book of Mormon - Broadway - Sean McDaniel

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Sean McDaniel's setup for the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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Evita - Broadway - Dave Roth

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Dave Roth's percussion setup for the Broadway Revival of Evita at the Marquis Theatre.

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Next To Normal - Regional - Jason Degenhardt

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Jason Degenhardt's setup for Next To Normal at Topeka Civic Theatre, in Topeka, Kansas.

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Les Miserables - Regional - Guy Gauthreaux

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Guy Gauthreaux's setup for Les Miserables at the Theatre Baton Rouge in Baton Rogue, Louisiana.

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Far From Heaven - Off Broadway - Charlie Descarfino

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Charlie Descarfino's setup for the Off Broadway production of Far From Heaven at Playwrights Horizons in New York City.

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Cats - Broadway - Dave Roth

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Dave Roth’s percussion setup for the Broadway revival of Cats at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Pit Stop Players - Regional - Greg Landes

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Greg Landes’ setup for the Pit Stop Players’ concert at Symphony Space in New York City.

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Bunty Berman Presents - Off Broadway - Adam Wolfe

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Adam Wolfe's setup for the Off Broadway production of Bunty Berman Presents at The Acorn Theatre in New York City.

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Pippin - Broadway - Sean Ritenauer

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Sean Ritenauer's percussion setup for the Broadway revival of Pippin at the Music Box Theatre.

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Pippin - Broadway - Jared Schonig

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Jared Schonig's drum set setup for the Broadway revival of Pippin at the Music Box Theatre.

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Bare - Off Broadway - Joe Mowatt

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Joe Mowatt's set up for the Off Broadway production of Bare at New World Stages in New York City.

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Side Show - Regional - Mike Drake

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Mike Drake's set up for Side Show at the Casa Mañana Theater, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Nobody Loves You - Off Broadway - Jay Mack

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Jay Mack’s setup for the Off Broadway production of Nobody Loves You at the Second Stage Theatre in New York City.

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Little Miss Sunshine - Off Broadway - Jay Mack

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Jay Mack's setup for the Off Broadway production of Little Miss Sunshine at the Second Stage Theatre in New York City.

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Dance Class - Damien Bassman

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Damien Bassman’s setup for dance class accompaniment.

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Annie - Broadway - Joe Nero

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Joe Nero’s percussion setup for the Broadway revival of Annie at the Palace Theatre.

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Annie - Broadway - Eric Poland

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Eric Poland's drum set setup for the Broadway revival of Annie at the Palace 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.

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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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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 - 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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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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