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Sutton Foster To Return To Broadway In VIOLET This Spring

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I've got a great idea! Let's rename it WAY TOO EFFING OLD FOR THE PART.
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Excited that this is official now. I'm anxious to see how they improve it from the concert version. I hope they keep Josh Henry as well!
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That's great! I felt so bad that I missed it at Encores...
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This topic is so essential that three threads had to be created around it!
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Will there be a show curtain?
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I'm really excited for this! When do you think they'll announce the dates for previews and opening night? I'll be in New York in April and I'd hate to miss this!
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If this is going into the American Airlines, it'll be the first musical in that theater since EVERYDAY RAPTURE three years ago. And before that, the last musical in there was THE PAJAMA GAME. In 2006. Wow.
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ray-andallthatjazz86
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Wow, exciting news! I love how committed to Broadway Foster has remained throughout the years. She's truly a stage animal. I used to not like her, but she's constantly giving surprising, touching performances. Nice to see her reunite with Tesori.
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Well I'm excited for this.

Not so much for Sutton, but for the show itself.
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I was hoping it was Violet Beauregarde.
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Is Emerson Steele moving to Broadway too? I saw a congrats to her on facebook for this but have not seen any official notice.
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In this version, will Violet's childhood accident explain the eyebrow?
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Judging by how on top of things Roundabout is, I'm sure we'll get an official announcement in like four months.
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…which will read "VIOLET Opened Last Night On Broadway"
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"This has a black person in it, so don't keep yelling at us about our lack of diversity!"
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Well, at least it was written in the last 200 years.
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So we know if this is Roundabout? Or is that just speculation?
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It will be at Roundabout, at the American Airlines, taking The Real Thing's slot before it was delayed.

It's a limited run and can't really run past mid-September (I highly doubt there will be substantial demand for a longer run.)
Updated On: 11/18/13 at 04:03 PM
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One of my favorite musicals. I hope this happens and that I get a chance to see it.
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Does VIOLET take place in a parlor room? Roundabout only does shows that take place in parlor rooms.
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It is kind of sad that doing Violet really IS Roundabout going outside of its comfort zone.
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Whenever Roundabout does anything like this, I've always said they're "going outside the parlor room".
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Can't wait for the additional musical number for this production, when Sutton sings a ballad accompanied only by the sound of beeping hearing devices.
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Updated On: 11/18/13 at 04:14 PM
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That's the same song they add to all their musicals. It's called "What'd she say?!"
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I believe that song will be called, "Murray, What'd She Say?"

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