From the very start of the show, it was clear the corps was continuing on its path of defying convention. The drum major took out a baton from behind his neck and then dropped it on the field; a spoof of Phantom Regiment’s drum major routine. A brief statement of the melody of “Summertime” (from Gershwin’s “Porgy and Bess”) kicked off the production, just as fans’ eyes were finally adjusting to the psychedelic pattern of the stretch pants the brass and percussion members were wearing.
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