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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#1
Posted: 4/11/15 at 10:33pm

Will Swenson tweeted a few days ago that his last performance in Les Mis is May 10th.  Anyone have any ideas of who could be his replacement? 


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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#2
Posted: 4/11/15 at 11:59pm

Earl Carpenter?
Norm Lewis?
Paulo Szot?

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#2
Posted: 4/12/15 at 12:55am

I would LOVe to see Earl Carpenter back in the role. He was phenomenal.

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#3
Posted: 4/12/15 at 2:25am

What is Will going to do now? 


The chances of Bull Durham making to Broadway are slim.

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#4
Posted: 4/12/15 at 6:36am

I'd love to see Adam Monley take over the role. I've seen him as Javert twice and he's terrific.

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#5
Posted: 4/12/15 at 7:35am

"What is Will going to do now? 
The chances of Bull Durham making to Broadway are slim."


 Him and Audra McDonald are doing A MOON FOR THE MISBEGOTTEN at Williamstown this summer.

"You travel alone because other people are only there to remind you how much that hook hurts that we all bit down on. Wait for that one day we can bite free and get back out there in space where we belong, sail back over water, over skies, into space, the hook finally out of our mouths and we wander back out there in space spawning to other planets never to return hurrah to earth and we'll look back and can't even see these lives here anymore. Only the taste of blood to remind us we ever existed. The earth is small. We're gone. We're dead. We're safe." -John Guare, Landscape of the Body
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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#6
Posted: 4/12/15 at 9:39am

Someone inexpensive. 

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#7
Posted: 4/12/15 at 2:26pm

I have total faith in Audra being able to pull it off, but am not so sure about Swensen. It's going to be a stretch for him.  I've always liked Will and wish the best for him.  I just have trouble seeing  him play a drunken, down-at-the heels, hopeless life castaway.  Who knows?   Good luck, Will. 

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#8
Posted: 4/13/15 at 12:10am

I like Will and have liked him in other roles, but I did not enjoy his Javert at all. I wish him the best in his next project, which I bet him playing off Audra would be fantastic. 


I would love to see John Rapson get bumped to Javert, because his performance when I saw him as an understudy was just incredible. Since that seems unlikely given Rapson is playing Grantaire, I would also love Andrew Valera to reprise his role from the tour. 

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#9
Posted: 4/13/15 at 11:36am

Earl Carpenter will be taking over.


http://www.broadway.com/buzz/180190/earl-carpenter-will-return-to-broadways-les-miserables-as-javert-replacing-will-swenson/

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#10
Posted: 4/13/15 at 11:40am

YAY!

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#11
Posted: 4/13/15 at 12:16pm

Fantastic!

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Will Swenson Last Show May 10th#12
Posted: 4/13/15 at 12:26pm

I'm looking forward to seeing Earl's Javert again, he was great last summer in NY and in Toronto.