Originial Jagged Little Pill stars to transfer to Broadway

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I love Klena, but his character is totally unnecessary to the show and should have been cut.
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Super pumped to see Kathryn on stage for the first time!
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Hoping to see this, especially since it'd be my first time seeing Klena! 

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Jordan Catalano said: "I love Klena, but his character is totally unnecessary to the show and should have been cut."

Maybe they gave him more purpose. (Or any.)   We can hope.

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Also, how long are we going to pretend that Derek Klena looks like he’s still in high school?
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I had heard of two very interesting names being seen for Stanley's role and an offer was extended to at least one.  I'm sure she's fine, but it could have been a real event! 

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Mpkenny99 said: "I had heard of two very interesting names being seen for Stanley's role and an offer was extended to at least one. I'm sure she's fine, but it could have been a real event!"

Why can't you just name the names?

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Mpkenny99 said: "I had heard of two very interesting names being seen for Stanley's role and an offer was extended to at least one. I'm sure she's fine, but it could have been a real event!"

Why would you say something to bait people like this?? You can’t say, so why would you post in the first place? If you can’t comment one name this was totally unnecessary. 

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What difference does it make? Stanley still has the role.    And good for her, she was quite good.

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It needs some work but I'm glad they are all transferring.  Good chemistry. 

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Love Sean Allen Krill.  He's excellent in the current production of Hamlet at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.

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Mpkenny99 said: "I had heard of two very interesting names being seen for Stanley's role and an offer was extended to at least one. I'm sure she's fine, but it could have been a real event!"

I know Idina Menzel (who was involved with the show during its workshop phase) was being considered to replace Stanley for the Broadway production.  Don't know much beyond that or if there was ever an official offer made.  That being said, Stanley received raves in Boston so I am excited to see her make the transfer!

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Any potential Tony wins or is it too early to say?

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I heard Lauren Patten’s rendition of “You Oughta Know” pretty much makes her a frontrunner for featured actress. Standing ovations every night in Boston.
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Seems odd to announce the entire cast before they hold NYC auditions
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Elizabeth Stanley was fantastic in this. She delivered two of my favorite numbers in the show (including one that was delivered backwards!). I’m so happy they didn’t replace her with someone they thought would be a bigger draw. 

Lauren Patton was outstanding as well. 

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RippedMan said: "Seems odd to announce the entire cast before they hold NYC auditions "

Those are just required calls any production that announces a Broadway run is required to have. Normally the shows have already been cast from previous runs, labs, workshops, readings, etc. so the calls are more of a formality or to be considered for an understudy or swing track as well as for consideration as a future replacement. 

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No, I know, I’m an actor. But usually they wait until after those to announce. Because now why would anyone go?! Just a waste of time and money.
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magictodo123 said: "Mpkenny99 said: "I had heard of two very interesting names being seen for Stanley's role and an offer was extended to at least one. I'm sure she's fine, but it could have been a real event!"

Why would you say something to bait people like this?? You can’t say, so why would you post in the first place? If you can’t comment one name this was totally unnecessary.
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People get so snippy lol...  I heard this too.  It was Idina and Nicole Scherzinger.  Idina had conflicts with Frozen 2 press so couldn't do it.

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whatacharacter said: "magictodo123 said: "Mpkenny99 said: "I had heard of two very interesting names being seen for Stanley's role and an offer was extended to at least one. I'm sure she's fine, but it could have been a real event!"

Why would you say something to bait people like this?? You can’t say, so why would you post in the first place? If you can’t comment one name this was totally unnecessary.
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People get so snippy lol... I heard this too. It was Idina and Nicole Scherzinger. Idina had conflicts with Frozen 2 press so couldn't do it.
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Wowowowow - I adore Stanley in this role, but goddamn I would’ve done anything to see Scherzinger sing these songs. Wonder if she turned it down because the role is so acting - heavy. I can imagine this turning into a Waitress 2.0 with “celebs” replacing other players throughout the run. Love this show though, so excited. 

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Originial Jagged Little Pill stars to transfer to Broadway

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Jordan Catalano said: "I love Klena, but his character is totally unnecessary to the show and should have been cut."

 

Couldn't agree with you more.   I was hoping that was a change they would make for Broadway.

 

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I CAN'T WAIT FOR THIS! JLP is my favorite album of all time. Talk about great source material.

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Wasn't sure where to post this but I just walked past the theater and it looks like they're starting the load in!

I'm very excited for this!!