Top 10 Things I Miss About Elton John’s Aida

In honor of the Ten Year Anniversary for the Elton John Broadway musical Aida, here are top 10 things I miss about the show being on Broadway.

1. Adam Pascal’s Awkward Chest Hair

Adam Pascal's Awkward Chest Hair

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In 1990’s Broadway, it was a major selling point for marketing.

2. Heather Headley Belting the Entire Score

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=BA3sE277SvU.

Listen to these songs in this order: Dance of the Robes, Easy as Life, The Gods Love Nubia.

3. Sherie Rene Scott playing Sherie Rene Scott

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=fT6JfdqiAuA.

I may or may not have memorized this choreography and practiced it in my room. #ItsAllAboutArms

4. Making My Own Wallpaper/Screensavers from Production Photos (Thanks Joan Marcus!)

Making My Own Wallpaper/Screensavers from Production Photos (Thanks Joan Marcus!)

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Aida was on Broadway during the height of Wallpaper/Screensaver craze.

5. Thinking Loving Sherie Rene Scott made me Straight

Thinking Loving Sherie Rene Scott made me Straight

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During my Middle School experience- I thought I was in love with Sherie Rene Scott. But I kept looking at Adam Pascal shirtless. HAHAHAHA. #truth #Ihadnofriends #stilltruththo

6. Rolling Admissions for Black Actress/Star Casting

Rolling Admissions for Black Actress/Star Casting

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Michelle Williams, Deborah Cox, Toni Braxton. #WhereWasPattiLaBelle #TeamDiahannCarroll #DifferentWorldReunionDreams

7. The Spice Girls cover of “My Strongest Suit”

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=Pt2bdDkCV00.

OMG! WHEN I DISCOVERED THE CONCEPT ALBUM FEATURING GAJILLIONS OF POP ARTISTS COVERING THE SONGS LIKE TINA TURNER, SHANIA TWAIN, BOYZ II MEN, AND JANET JACKSON!!

8. That Corny 1990’s #LOLZ Humor

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=VCgZ6HVjiFQ.

Lines like “I’ll say this for you Egyptians. Your thread count is amazing.” used to crack me up. #LINDAWOOLVERTON

9. The Star Wars Lightsaber Pyramid at the top of Act 2

The Star Wars Lightsaber Pyramid at the top of Act 2

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Get it? Love Triangle? They’re in a Love Triangle that’s shaped also like a Pyramid. #BobCrowley #SetDesign #OntheNose #PrincessLeia

10. ODDEST SONG CHOICE TO PERFORM ON “THE VIEW” AWARD GOES TO…

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=bO1U8T0i3pk.

Not that I’m complaining because “A Step Too Far” is my absolute favorite song, but if you want to show off this show- you stick Heather Headley in front of a mic and say “BELT!”

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/yourenicdris/top-10-things-i-miss-about-elton-johns-aida-hanx

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