Who would I like to see play MAME?

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#2
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:22pm
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#3
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:23pm
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#4
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:32pm
Before I even clicked on the link I immediately thought of Toni Collette. Speaking of The Wild Party. You could even bring back her pairing with Tonya Pinkins for Vera.
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#5
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:34pm

Catherine Zeta-Jones

 

Laura Benanti

 

 

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#6
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:42pm

Just for any one that's interested there is a small revival in UK later this year. 

This theatre has been producing some work to critical acclaim and currently has a striped back version of Aspects of Love transferred to the off West End Southwark Playhouse. 

https://hopemilltheatre.co.uk/events/mame/

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#7
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:44pm
1. Catherine Zeta Jones
2. Jane Krowkoski
3. Toni Collette
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#8
Posted: 1/25/19 at 7:50pm
Harvey Fierstein

And Michael Urie as Vera

(mic drop)
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#9
Posted: 1/25/19 at 8:09pm
Alice Ripley.
With Emily Skinner as Vera.
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#10
Posted: 1/25/19 at 9:03pm

JSquared2 said: "Harvey Fierstein

And Michael Urie as Vera

(mic drop)

"

Switch it. I think Harvey could do better justice to a character created by Bea Arthur

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#11
Posted: 1/25/19 at 9:34pm

Emma Thompson

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#12
Posted: 1/25/19 at 9:41pm

quizking101 said: "JSquared2 said: "Harvey Fierstein

And Michael Urie as Vera

(mic drop)

"

Switch it. I think Harvey could do better justice to a character created by Bea Arthur
"

 

Exactly!  

 

Charles Busch as Mame and

Harvey Fierstein as Vera 

and Mario Cantone as Gooch

 

 

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#13
Posted: 1/25/19 at 10:14pm
Donna Murphy, Audra, or Jane Krakowski would all make me happy. MAYBE Cheno could pull it off.
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#14
Posted: 1/25/19 at 11:11pm

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#15
Posted: 1/26/19 at 5:39am

Sutton Foster is now the ripe and right age for it, and she is super talented .

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#16
Posted: 1/26/19 at 8:47am

EdEval said: "Sutton Foster is now the ripe and right age for it, and she is super talented ."

I’ve always thought Sutton would be perfect for the role!

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#17
Posted: 1/26/19 at 9:48am

ANDREA MCARDLE!!!!!!!!

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#18
Posted: 1/26/19 at 10:44am

I think Donna Murphy would be superb.  Emma Thompson is an interesting suggestion.  I also think Christine Ebersole would be terrific.  I think Laura Benanti and Sutton Foster still come across as too young for the role in persona but would obviously have the acting/vocal chops to pull it off.

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#19
Posted: 1/26/19 at 11:03am
Toni Collette.

But like the Sutton idea a lot too.
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#20
Posted: 1/26/19 at 3:36pm

Being Australian I admire the career Toni Collette has created for herself.

She has sung in a band but has she ever done an 8 show a week musical, or shown any interest in doing one?.

With all her movie recognition lately, the public MIGHT know who she is---Toni Collette--from Muriel to Mame--now on Broadway.

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#21
Posted: 1/26/19 at 5:28pm

I wonder if a male version of Mame would work?

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#22
Posted: 1/26/19 at 6:39pm
  • Bette Midler, Mame Dennis 
  • Donna Murphy, Vera Charles
  • Bernadette Peters, Agnes Gooch
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Who would I like to see play MAME?#23
Posted: 1/26/19 at 6:47pm

Isn't Agnes Gooch usually reserved for a more homely woman?  Bernadette still look damn good.

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#24
Posted: 1/26/19 at 7:30pm

Yes but with that strange pinched voice-perfect for that winey sounding Agnes, and with some 'Ugly Betty' do-overs--she would be the ideal choice.

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Who would I like to see play MAME?#25
Posted: 1/26/19 at 9:36pm
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