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How about Janet Jackson for AIDA ?

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How about Janet Jackson for AIDA ?#0
Posted: 1/15/04 at 4:05pm
Hey all, this thought crossed my mind and I thought of posting it and hearing your comments.
I think Janet Jackson would not be a bad choice at all for the next AIDA. She certainly is a well known name, she has some acting experience, her voice is quite nice and she hasn't been doing much lately.
I have to say that this not a rumor or anything, just my thoughts, probably because of too much time on my hands. But i think it's an interesting thought. What do you think ?

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re: How about Janet Jackson for AIDA ?#1
Posted: 1/15/04 at 4:12pm
i'd maybe see it, but she'd def wouldnt be the most beautiful Aida
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re: How about Janet Jackson for AIDA ?#2
Posted: 1/15/04 at 4:12pm
Um ..I don't know about that. She sang on the concept album...and I just don't see her doing it. I don't know...any thoughts people?
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I'd definitely see it, but would they really want an Aida with better abs than Radames?
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re: How about Janet Jackson for AIDA ?#4
Posted: 1/15/04 at 4:16pm
i am EASILY Janet Jackson's BIGGEST fan, so i had to respond to this.

i love the woman TO DEATH, but she surely doesn't have the vocal range to pull off the role of AIDA. Amneris - maybe - but not AIDA.

Janet is currently recording her new cd which will be released later this year. Also - she will be performing during the MTV produced Super Bowl half-time show next month!!!
See the link below for more info.
http://www.billboard.com/bb/daily/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=2054436
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Does Janet still have her "Wish I wuz Madonna" fake above-the-lip beauty mark?
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I really am not an expert on vocal range, but i am almost sure she can sing higher and better that Toni Braxton

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No way, Janet Jackson stinks- she would ruin the show
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LOL - i'm sure she can sing 'higher' - but it sure as heck wouldn't sound very good! If you thought Toni was bad - you'd probably be compelled to throw eggs at Janet.

And to whom it may concern - Janet does not now, nor has she ever, wanted to be Madonna. You've obviously got Janet and Britney confused.
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Well isnt there another R&B star going to be Aida soon anyways.
Deborah Cox?
They need to chill out with all these famous people and beg Heather Headley to reprise her role. She will always be the best Aida in history. I know she originated it and all and that the originals should always be the best, but sometimes the replacements out do them.
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why should teh originals be the best?? because they were there first?? Um.. no....... that makes NO sense......


Britney doesn't want to BE madonna.. she wants to BE WITH Madonna.
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Britney can be with whomever she likes, as long as she doesn't lay hands on Justin again. Justin is MINE :)

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to be completely honest, i'm tired of pop stars playing Aida. The role needs someone who can act as well as sing. But if the trend continues, I suppose Janet wouldn't be a bad choice.
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Actually I too thought Janet would be perfect for the role. But I don't see that happening, only because she is coming out with a new CD in March/April, and is also gearing up for another tour. Can't wait for this summer!!
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Whoops sorry didnt phrase that right.
I mean lots of people feel the originals usually have the most power in the role. I think a lot of replacements are better. I have to say I didnt think Brad Oscar could be any better than Nathan Lane, but he was excellent in The Producers.
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I really think it's time that they have an unknown in Aida. These gimmicks are getting tiring. There are some incredible talent out there and should be heard, and this is a perfect opportunity, because the music should speak for itself ..its sad that the producers dont feel that way ...
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I sort of agree with having an unknown Aida, too. Only because I think it would be a GREAT broadway debut for any actress!!
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Janet is too old and does not have the vocal range- bad choice.
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Yeah...and if they ever revive Cabaret, Michael could be The Emcee too :)
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stateofjade, I hope you're kidding.
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i would pay 100 dollars to see her in aida.