Anastasia Replacements

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Anastasia Replacements #1
Posted: 2/27/18 at 10:31am
Who do you guys will replace Derek Klena and Caroline O’Connor in Anastasia
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Anastasia Replacements #2
Posted: 2/27/18 at 10:42am

Zach Adkins is replacing Derek.

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Anastasia Replacements #3
Posted: 2/27/18 at 10:57am

wicked4l said: "Zach Adkins is replacing Derek."

Really? How do you know? I figured they would stunt cast Dima. 

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Anastasia Replacements #4
Posted: 2/27/18 at 10:59am

wicked4l said: "Zach Adkins is replacing Derek."

Really? Do you know this for sure? That would be very rare on Broadway. Though a brilliant move for this show, as Zach seems to be even more popular amongst fans than Derek.

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Anastasia Replacements #5
Posted: 2/27/18 at 11:02am

Contracts are up the 18th, right?

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Anastasia Replacements #6
Posted: 2/27/18 at 11:27am
The 25th
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Anastasia Replacements #7
Posted: 2/27/18 at 12:11pm

Great, thank you! I am going to NYC the 16-18th and will see it with this cast one last time :). However, I am surprised they haven't announced anything yet. 

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Anastasia Replacements #8
Posted: 2/27/18 at 12:34pm

ellbellthomps said: "Great, thank you! I am going to NYC the 16-18th and will see it with this cast one last time :). However, I am surprised they haven't announced anything yet."

They announced it this morning! 

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Derek-Klena-and-Caroline-OConnor-Will-Play-Final-Performance-in-ANASTASIA-March-25-20180227

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Anastasia Replacements #9
Posted: 2/27/18 at 12:44pm
The new Lily will be making her long-overdue return to Broadway.
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Anastasia Replacements #10
Posted: 2/27/18 at 12:53pm

trpguyy said: "The new Lily will be making her long-overdue return to Broadway."

The names running through my head right now...

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Anastasia Replacements #11
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:03pm

trpguyy said: "The new Lily will be making her long-overdue return to Broadway."

What's your source?

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Anastasia Replacements #12
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:12pm

If Zach Adkins is replacing Derek as Dmitry, that is wonderful news. I had the pleasure of seeing Zach on as Dmitry back in October when Derek was out and he was absolutely fantastic. 

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Anastasia Replacements #13
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:15pm

trpguyy said: "The new Lily will be making her long-overdue return to Broadway."

Tease!

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Anastasia Replacements #14
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:21pm

CPannullo said: "ellbellthomps said: "Great, thank you! I am going to NYC the 16-18th and will see it with this cast one last time :). However, I am surprised they haven't announced anything yet."

They announced it this morning!

https://www.broadwayworld.com/article/Derek-Klena-and-Caroline-OConnor-Will-Play-Final-Performance-in-ANASTASIA-March-25-20180227
"

Oh! Must've missed it at school, thank you!! I was worried I would miss them on the 18th, as this is my favorite show :)

 

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Anastasia Replacements #15
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:23pm

I am so excited to hear who the replacements are...

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Anastasia Replacements #16
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:28pm
Kinda wishing Lesli Margehrietta takes over. (Sorry. Yes I know I butcherd her last name)
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Anastasia Replacements #17
Posted: 2/27/18 at 1:33pm

Very excited to see who the new Lily is! Wishful thinking but Christine Baranski would probably be hilarious in this, although I doubt she'd take on a supporting role like this.

I'd be surprised if they promoted Zach Adkins to lead Dmitry, but if this is true, then I'm delighted - I saw him go on last fall and his Dmitry was a totally different and totally wonderful version of the character. 

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Anastasia Replacements #18
Posted: 2/27/18 at 2:12pm

Is Lily that much of a role that an actress who is "long overdue" to return to Broadway would want to take this on?

I have seen the show, but idk.

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Anastasia Replacements #19
Posted: 2/27/18 at 2:30pm

trpguyy said: "The new Lily will be making her long-overdue return to Broadway. "

Please be Julia Murney. 

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Anastasia Replacements #20
Posted: 2/27/18 at 2:32pm

Bwayfan292 said: "Kinda wishing Lesli Margehrietta takes over. (Sorry. Yes I know I butcherd her last name)"

I was thinking this the other day. But, she's too young for Lilly/Sophie.

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Anastasia Replacements #21
Posted: 3/3/18 at 9:57am

wicked4l said: "Zach Adkins is replacing Derek."

I'm personally hoping this is him & rooting for him! I'm a huge fan of his dmitry, + some things said on lives/behavior of Zach Adkins interacting with his fans make me a little bit suspicious that he might be? Cautiously optimistic!

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Anastasia Replacements #22
Posted: 3/5/18 at 12:53pm

Bumping since apparently they are announcing Lily today. 

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Anastasia Replacements #23
Posted: 3/5/18 at 2:31pm

I want to throw my opinion out there for the new Lily: Liz Callaway

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Anastasia Replacements #24
Posted: 3/5/18 at 2:48pm
Nancy Opel?
??Jack-o-lanterns are just pumpkins who majored in musical theatre??
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Anastasia Replacements #25
Posted: 3/5/18 at 5:37pm

ellbellthomps said: "Bumping since apparently they are announcing Lily today."

Do we know when today?

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