Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?

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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#2
Posted: 7/7/09 at 1:19am
I would if I could. I'm in the minority I'm sure, but I think she'll surprise some people.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#2
Posted: 7/7/09 at 1:37am
I agree. I'm hoping to catch her. She looks like a very sexy Roxie, let's pray they don't wig her.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#3
Posted: 7/7/09 at 9:02am
I always like to see how these various celebrities do in this role. To be honest, I haven't seen one celebrity Roxie that was anything spectacular, but some of the stunt-casting in 'Cabaret' turned out to be very good.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#4
Posted: 7/7/09 at 12:34pm
The best 'stunt' casting in that role is still Sandy Duncan. I think she came in before it could be deemed stunt casting, though. Her Roxie was funny, sexy, and she could sing/dance the part. Brilliant.

I still enjoyed Jennifer Holliday as Mama Morton too re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#5
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:13pm
Paige Davis and Bebe Neuwirth in my mind are the two Roxies that understood the role more than any of the other "stunt casting" actresses used.

Paige and Bebe were in other companies of Chicago before playing Roxie.

Also, when Chita Rivera toured in the late '90's as Roxie, I heard she brought a side of the character that only Gwen Verdon knew how to play her.

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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#6
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:29pm
Lindsay Roginski from last years non-equity tour was amazing.

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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#7
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:32pm
I saw Bonnie Langford last week and she was fantastic as Roxie.


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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#8
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:34pm
"Dear God, did anyone see Lisa Rinna? I dont care what people say, but I have never wanted to leave a show faster in my life."

Yes and she was so awful.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#9
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:39pm
I'm really hoping they let Samantha keep her hair down. Their wigs suck.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#10
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:43pm
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That wig is FUGLY!
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#11
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:44pm
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#12
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:49pm
Bway2- You are obviously defyinggravity07. Your avatar used to be about her and so did your headline thing below your posts. It said Lindsay Roginski is amazing.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#13
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:54pm
Yes. DG07 was a huge fan of that no-name Lindsay girl.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#14
Posted: 7/7/09 at 10:56pm
Lil Nasty!
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#15
Posted: 7/8/09 at 9:28am
Did anyone see her yet?
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#16
Posted: 7/8/09 at 9:45am
Ewww they did wig her.
ewww
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#17
Posted: 7/8/09 at 9:48am
I loved Lisa Rinna as Roxie...her husband on the other hand was an awful Billy Flynn.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#18
Posted: 7/8/09 at 9:52am
I can not look at Lisa Rinna's face, it makes me sick.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#19
Posted: 7/8/09 at 10:00am
That? Is disturbing.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#20
Posted: 7/8/09 at 11:01am
She looks so sad in that first picture.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#21
Posted: 7/8/09 at 12:21pm
Lindsay Roginski? No way! She was terrible. The longest Roxie monologue I've seen/heard and the most boring.

That entire tour cast was dreadfully boring.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#22
Posted: 7/8/09 at 1:10pm
The finale costume on Harris is horrible.
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#22
Posted: 7/8/09 at 1:10pm
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re: Samantha Harris in CHICAGO....?#24
Posted: 7/8/09 at 1:11pm
Wow. Samantha's wig is a total mess.