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Updated On: 6/18/14 at 12:01 PM
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 12:04pm
I feel bad for the theater goers in London, but it's likely that she will not commit to the schedule and be replaced by her understudy or someone else.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 12:08pm
Will she show up to the theater on time every night? What about 2pm matinees? This has train wreck written all over it. I wonder if she will even have a single preview performance.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 12:23pm
Yes, because the best thing for a recovering addict is to put herself in the stressful situation of making her stage debut. Critics will have their knives out, so will audiences, and the sad thing about it is that she probably will not be able to hack it.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 01:11pm
Maybe this will actually be therapeutic for her. I'm giving her the benefit of the doubt. The arts have always been a great escape for some people, maybe this will actually motivate her to get in touch with herself!? This is a big move she's making, like ray said she will be inadvertently proving herself every day/night to everyone.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 01:23pm
Recovering addict? LOL.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 01:26pm
This looks absolutely terrible.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 01:31pm
While this is definitely... questionable, I'm rooting for her!
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 01:44pm
There goes the neighborhood!
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:03pm
I'm just going to sit back and watch the the drama unfold.

This gonna be crazee.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:13pm
If LL gets to be in the West End, maybe we could have Kris Jenner have her dream role in Chicago here on Broadway.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:16pm
Great. Another reason for Lindsay Lohan to compare herself to Marilyn Monroe. I can see it now:

"We both went to England to work on projects and were treated terribly. I love Marilyn. We are both misunderstood.... I love acting. I need to act. It keeps me sane."

She's a fool.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:28pm
Is the West End theater schedule as demanding as Broadway? I mean in the sense of it being 8 performances a week here. Will be interesting to see if she can handle the schedule.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:33pm
She's going to need to cool it with the Botox so she can actually show and express emotion. If she ever shows up for work, that is.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:34pm
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:41pm
People will probably just go out of morbid curiosity. Perhaps she still has a few fans left?
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 02:57pm
I honestly thought this was a long-belated April Fool's joke. I did not realize that our reality TV show stardom mentality has crossed the pond. Sad, sad news.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 03:25pm
This show was Madonna's first and only foray into live theater.

That is my only contribution to this thread. Oh, and also that I wish LL could turn back the clock and be frozen at the Mean Girls stage of her career.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 03:25pm
She won't be any worse than Madonna in the role....but will she acquire a Madonna-like phony British accent as well?
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 03:38pm
"Will she show up to the theater on time every night? What about 2pm matinees? This has train wreck written all over it. I wonder if she will even have a single preview performance. "

I'm admittedly basing this assessment on the documentary series she did for Oprah recently, but she seems to be at her best when she's on a set schedule and routine.

It's the fluctuating schedules and appointments that she seems to be late for.

A theatre performance schedule is set in stone, months in advance, so I'll give her the benefit of the doubt until previews begin.

I'm not saying stage acting is a walk in the park, but she just might surprise us and thrive on the repetitiveness and routine.



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Updated On: 6/18/14 at 03:38 PM
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 03:41pm
"This show was Madonna's first and only foray into live theater."

She did Up for Grabs in the West End.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 03:43pm
I seriously doubt she will be able to handle the memorization required to do live theater. This is something I might pay to watch just to see what happens.

Maybe she will surprise everyone, but I would bet otherwise.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 04:12pm
I'm going the benefit-of-the-doubt route on this one. It's not as if she has to carry the play, she definitely has something to prove and I wish her well.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 04:19pm
The sad thing is she is ideally cast in the part. Hopefully she can get her act together enough to prove that.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 04:25pm
Brick, I agree. This is a good role for her, and she doesn't have quite the ratty high profile she has here in the states so I think the Brits are more likely to give her an honest chance. I always like an underdog-makes-good scenario.
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Posted: 6/18/14 at 04:32pm
I watched all eight episodes of the docu-series as well, and it seems as if she was late for nearly every single appointment that she had. The two off the top of my head are a photo shoot for a magazine that they had to reschedule twice and also a halloween party event.

Hopefully you are right about this schedule being set months in advance and her being able to plan ahead, but with her, you just never know.

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