#13 – “Springfield Flashback”

At the beginning of Act II, the human students learn about the Great Cobra Scare of 1953 in Springfield, Missouri.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann, Amy Burgess, and a very creepy effect that transposes Rob up an octave.

#16 – “The Legend”

In this song, Hawkins tells the few remaining humans a legend about a girl who happens upon a village overrun with snakes, and is begged by the villagers to save them. The parts of the villagers are sung by their cobrafied friends.

Recording performed by Amy Burgess. Version with Hawkins’ narration to follow.

#17 – “Kelly The Destroyer” (Reprise)

In this song, Hawkins tells the few remaining humans a legend about a girl who happens upon a village overrun with snakes, and is begged by the villagers to save them. The parts of the villagers are sung by their cobrafied friends.

Recording performed by Amy Burgess. Version with Hawkins’ narration to follow.
In this song, Kelly looks at a comic book about her, drawn by Rikki, and we see Rikki narrate the origins of the great hero, Kelly the Destroyer.

Instrumental demo only, vocal version coming soon!

#18 – “Come Back to Bite Ya”

In this song, Hannah gloats about her victory over the humans before finishing them off for good. Although it doesn’t quite work out that way…

Partial vocal recording performed by Wright State University students. The final section is instrumental, vocals to follow.

#19 – “Turn the Page”

In this song, Hannah gloats about her victory over the humans before finishing them off for good. Although itdoesn’t quite work out that way…

Partial vocal recording performed by Wright State University students. The final section is instrumental, vocals to follow.
In the closing number of the show, after Hannah is vanquished, the students figure out how to pick up the pieces and move on.

Recording performed by Rob Hartmann.

Scariness Plateau and Creepier Music?

Q: Here is something several of us noticed about Act 2: The cobras almost seem to plateau on their level of scariness. We know they aren’t supposed to be angry or straight-up evil all the time or anything, but there are definite times when they’re deliberately malicious, like the scene …

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Feedback Received

Hey gang, thanks so much for the feedback we’ve gotten so far. It has been very useful and pushed us in some awesome directions. We’re changing the way that the de-cobra-fication happens at the end to something entirely new (the stomp number is gone, I’m sorry, life is pain) and …

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Stunt Singers

I (Rob) recently had a production of one of my other shows, Vanishing Point, at Wright State University, in Dayton, Ohio. The students there were kind enough to sing “Higher”, our opening number, for me, which I recorded as sort of a quick-and-dirty demo. Usually Katie and I sing our …

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