Once the show' s up and running the main thing with the band to look after is that we have these deputy musicians come in, because obviously we can' t expect every member of the band to be there eight times a week. We can with the actors but necessarily not with the musicians. So on any given day you might have one or two new players in who might have played the show before or it might be their first time playing. So it' s my job then to actually help with cues and just go through the music with them beforehand. And just generally keep an eye on them and make sure they' re ok.
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