Review of Bring it On the Musical

Quote of the Day: ┬áBring it On: the Musical takes us inside one of the most competitive environments found anywhere in the U.S. today.┬áPatricia A. Mitchell, President/CEO of The Ordway Performing Arts Center in St. Paul, MN. This picture captures the energy of the musical. If you’re interested in watching video clips of this performance, go to the website for Bring It On: The Musical. They also have a great facebook page where they highlight some of the performers, and many of them have cheer and/or gymnastics background. This Sight and Sound production is on a world tour with a stop here in St. Paul, MN at The Ordway. Wow! What an explosive performance. It is high energy, big numbers, mounts, lifts, and athleticism all choreographed to music. I was so pumped up I didn’t even get sleepy on the long drive home to Brainerd after the show. So, is it all cheer moves and pyramids? Yes and no. There is a story. High School senior Campbell is just about to realize her life-long dream of becoming the cheer captain for one of the top teams in the country. She’s rising to stardom. She has it all…until, it’s ripped out from under her. She has to switch schools to one that doesn’t even have a cheer team, and try to figure out where she belongs and how to fit...

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