The Kennedy Center at 50

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"Ocean Away" - Abigail Barlow, Emily Bear and Darren Criss

Abigail Barlow, Emily Bear and Darren Criss perform "Ocean Away" from Bridgerton Musical during the Kennedy Center's 50th Anniversary concert.

AIRED: October 01, 2021 | 0:03:51
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TRANSCRIPT

♪ BARLOW: What a beautiful party. ♪

♪ I'm looking up at the ceiling a lot. ♪

♪ The chandelier is so sparkly. ♪

♪ You never said sorry.

♪ Guess you forgot or.

♪ Maybe you're not sorry at all. ♪

♪ But a beautiful evening.

♪ I want to know just what the hell are you thinking. ♪

♪ Oh so stoic emotionless over us all so, quickly. ♪

♪ What am I missing?

♪ I can't even drink champaign. ♪

♪ No, without seeing your face. ♪

♪ Am I the one to blame?

♪ When we're dancing in the same room you're an ocean away. ♪

♪ CRISS: What a terrible soirée. ♪

♪ With terrible people pretending they're happy. ♪

♪ In this masquerade.

♪ We go through the motions when all that we wish is escape. ♪

♪ From the choices we make and I see her smiling. ♪

♪ How can she be smiling?

♪ There's been no reconciling.

♪ And when she's at my focus she won't even notice my gaze. ♪

♪ How can she be okay? ♪

♪ BOTH: When I can't even drink champaign. ♪

♪ No, without seeing your face. ♪

♪ Am I the one to blame?

♪ When we were dancing in the same room but you're ♪

♪ an ocean away

♪ BOTH: Forget the ache of yesterday and why don't we go ♪

♪ Dancing in the rain?

♪ I know you think that I should change. ♪

♪ But nothing in the world could sway my way. ♪

♪ When I can't even drink champagne. ♪

♪ Dancing in the same room, but you're a ocean away. ♪

♪ You're an ocean away.

♪ CRISS: You're an ocean away.

♪ BOTH: I can't even drink,

♪ I can't even drink champagne. ♪

♪ No, without hearing your name. ♪

♪ Am I the one to blame?

♪ BARLOW: When we're dancing in the same room ♪

♪ CRISS: But you're an ocean away. ♪♪♪

(audience applause)


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