Juan (mcclintock) wrote,

Distant Worlds

I had a good time at the Distant Worlds Final Fantasy symphony concert last night at Jones Hall. Forgot my phone at home so I don't have any cosplay pics though. I had good seats near mid orchestra, so good that the composer Nobuo Uematsu came and sat about 6 steps away at the end of the row below me when he came and sat in the audience.

I didn't dress up because it's usually hot at these things in summer, and sure enough I was sweating before the show started, but it cooled down slightly when they started. Still way too hot for a theater.

Good showing. The show sold out in Houston. By my rough estimate, a $350k box office, not counting merchandising and meet and greet tickets.

Good mix too. I'd say the crowd was almost 50% women, and a mix of early forties down, although more twenty year olds than any other group.

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