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Countess Luann will finally join CHICAGO

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 3:18pm
Damn. Would have been a hoot, but she clearly jumped the gun and embarrassingly so. For it to be rumored or tweeted about, sure, but to have said it on television twice before it’s even official....she’s messy.

And I will get tickets the second they announce a future date.
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Posted: 7/26/19 at 3:42pm

But wait, didn't she also mention it like two weeks ago on the local news here, awhile after they filmed the reunion. Probably just as well, her entitlement would've probably just annoyed me watching her perform. 



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Posted: 7/26/19 at 4:34pm

My guess is she was asking for too much in negotiations or didn't want to do all eight or something. There is ZERO way she'd be any worse vocally than Nene/Wendy Willams/Sophia Vergarra and others I'm blanking on but know were rough.

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 4:37pm

everythingtaboo said: "But wait, didn't she also mention it like two weeks ago on the local news here, awhile after they filmed the reunion. Probably just as well, her entitlement would've probably just annoyed me watching her perform."

She'd probably make Faye Dunaway seem like a walk in the park. :)

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Updated On: 7/26/19 at 04:37 PM
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Posted: 7/26/19 at 5:10pm

nasty_khakis said: "My guess is she was asking for too much in negotiations or didn't want to do all eight or something. There is ZERO way she'd be any worse vocally than Nene/Wendy Willams/Sophia Vergarra and others I'm blanking on but know were rough."

Actually, I think Sofia Vergara was good vocally, in this video clip.  She certainly was better than I expected.  Now, I don't know much about the first two  you mentioned.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20s2AYywNqY

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 5:29pm

I saw it 18 months ago and left at intermission.

She'd have been no worse than anyone I saw in that particular cast x

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 5:53pm

Patti LuPone FANatic said: "nasty_khakis said: "My guess is she was asking for too much in negotiations or didn't want to do all eight or something. There is ZERO way she'd be any worse vocally than Nene/Wendy Willams/Sophia Vergarra and others I'm blanking on but know were rough."

Actually, I think Sofia Vergara was good vocally, in this video clip. She certainly was better than I expected. Now, I don't know much about the first two you mentioned.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20s2AYywNqY
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her ending of the song was worse than Wendy Williams. Lol.      EDIT: after further review, her vocals aren't terrible but hardly appropriate for the role she is playing.

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 6:15pm
Oh my god. I will finally be seeing CHICAGO on Broadway.

LuAnn is the Florence Foster Jenkins of our time. She’s ridiculous and I’m so excited.
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Posted: 7/26/19 at 6:42pm

IdinaBellFoster said: "Oh my god. I will finally be seeing CHICAGO on Broadway.

LuAnn is the Florence Foster Jenkins of our time. She’s ridiculous and I’m so excited.
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Sweets, reps for her and CHICAGO have confirmed she’s not joining the show.  As always, she spoke out of her a**.  She was not at any time officially confirmed.  

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 7:10pm

Patti LuPone FANatic said: "It's not happening. https://pagesix.com/2019/07/26/luann-de-lesseps-isnt-actually-joining-chicago/?_ga=2.32701118.1259014826.1564149218-1004923580.1543024851"

This sounds similar to what happened with Kandi. Her manager announced it way early, and she wasn't officially announced for many months. I imagine they'll want Luann as soon as she's available, which is why this says she's not planned to appear "at this time." As laughable as she is, there's no denying her cabaret has appeal (even if it's for the wrong reasons) and she would sell some tickets.

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 7:54pm
Good point about Kandi - she was announce a little over a month before she stepped into the show (Early December announcement, mid-January debut) and LuAnn’s um, “tour” goes until January 11th as of now. So she’ll probably join the show spring 2020, if at all.
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Posted: 7/26/19 at 9:03pm

GiantsInTheSky2 said: "Good point about Kandi - she was announce a little over a month before she stepped into the show (Early December announcement, mid-January debut) and LuAnn’s um, “tour” goes until January 11th as of now. So she’ll probably join the show spring 2020, if at all."

And if they wait until the New Year, that'll likely sync up with filming of the next season of RHONY, which would be free promo for Chicago.

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 11:14pm

The real question is...when will Harry Dubin play Billy Flynn?

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Posted: 7/26/19 at 11:24pm

BrodyFosse123 said: "IdinaBellFoster said: "Oh my god. I will finally be seeing CHICAGO on Broadway.

LuAnn is the Florence Foster Jenkins of our time. She’s ridiculous and I’m so excited.
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Sweets, reps for her and CHICAGO have confirmed she’s not joining the show. As always, she spoke out of her a**. She was not at any time officially confirmed.
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We could be a little less rude, no?

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Posted: 7/27/19 at 12:16pm
What a shame. Such a talent.
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Posted: 7/30/19 at 5:53pm

pointilismlight said: "The real question is...when will Harry Dubin play Billy Flynn?"

 

BWAHHHHH!!!  They could cast all those no talent RHONY women and change the scenes from Cook Co Jail to BEAUTIQUE.


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