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One-time cameo performances

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:12am

The thing with Lin-Manuel doing the Loud Hailer in Les Mis made me wonder how many other examples there are of performances like that, where a celebrity/well-known person does a cameo for one performance. The only others I can think of are:

 

-Mel Brooks as the Judge in The Producers 

-Jason Alexander as the Doctor in Fish in the Dark 

 

But I'm sure there must be others! 

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:16am

I'm pretty sure it was on The tour, but Dick Van Dyke did a one night cameo as a bank worker in Mary Poppins. 

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:20am
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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:28am

Ellen Degeneres played the nurse in "Promises, Promises".

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:32am

Guillermo(fron live with jimmy Kimmel) in Aladdin. The view host in wicked. The bachelorette(?) in Aladdin. Whoopi in the lion king.

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:38am

Michael Strahan (former NFL player, sports commentator and co-host of Live with Kelly and Michael) was in a single performance of Kinky Boots.

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:44am

NY Mayor John Lindsay did a cameo in "Seeasw" in the 70's, stepping in for the first number ("My City"One-time cameo performancesfor John Gavin, who looked very similar.

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 10:56am

Patti LuPone played the crone in the 30th anniversary performance of Les Miz

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 11:15am

Meredith Vieira in Thoroughly Modern Millie. 

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 11:48am

James Corden as "fop #2" at the Phantom Of The Opera Restaged tour 

http://youtu.be/76zXQfOCmGc

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 12:14pm

That but will always be one of my favorites on late night history. I love his reaction when he says he has a tony

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 12:26pm

A1st said: "I'm pretty sure it was on The tour, but Dick Van Dyke did a one night cameo as a bank worker in Mary Poppins. 

It was in Los Angeles;  Mr. Van Dyke reprised his role as "Mr. Dawes Senior."  

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 1:10pm

I remember hearing that Whooppi Goldberg joined the cast of the "Lion King" for one night.

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Posted: 1/28/16 at 2:19pm

MannPhan24601 said: "James Corden as "fop #2" at the Phantom Of The Opera Restaged tour http://youtu.be/76zXQfOCmGc"

 

That's amazing!

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