Frozen beyond Caissie Levy (Elsa) and Patti Murin (Anna)...casting news?

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Has there been any casting news about Caissie and Patti's replacements?

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Hopefully they'll hire more age-appropriate actresses.
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I’m just hoping they let Aisha Jackson take over. She was INCREDIBLE when I saw it!
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There wasn’t been any official news, but they are not promoting from within.
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I just remembered during the first Jagged Little Pill, Broadway.com vlog, Laurel Harris was singing Let It Go. I wonder if she was auditioning or had a call back to Frozen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pn01VJEHf-I&t=140s

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wish i were here2 said: "I just remembered during the first Jagged Little Pill, Broadway.com vlog, Laurel Harris was singing Let It Go. I wonder if she was auditioning or had a call back to Frozen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pn01VJEHf-I&t=140s
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Would she leave JLP so soon? 

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Fosse76 said: "Hopefully they'll hire more age-appropriate actresses."

I honestly know nothing about this show, it just never interested me. Are the women supposed to be teenagers or something?

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/in-the-light-a-faustian-tale-concept-recording#/
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magictodo123 said: "wish i were here2 said: "I just remembered during the first Jagged Little Pill, Broadway.com vlog, Laurel Harris was singing Let It Go. I wonder if she was auditioning or had a call back to Frozen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pn01VJEHf-I&t=140s
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Would she leave JLP so soon?
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Kind of a moot point, the role is someone else's.

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ModernMillie3 said: "Fosse76 said: "Hopefully they'll hire more age-appropriate actresses."

I honestly know nothing about this show, it just never interested me.Are the women supposed to be teenagers or something?
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They are supposed to be 18 and 21 in the film. I thought Cassie and Patti were too adult looking. More age- appropriate actresses might be around 24 maybe?

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Cool, I never knew that. I guess it's whomever is right for the job. Im sure wigs and makeup can help a lot. 

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/in-the-light-a-faustian-tale-concept-recording#/
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Might be Kelli Barrett (she was in final call backs)
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The next Elsa is not white.
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^^^oooo good to hear
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ElphabaGoodman said: "The next Elsa is not white. "

Ciara Renée?

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maybe instead of casting based on the color of someones skin,  maybe we all just hope they hire a wonderfully talented person with a good work ethic. Maybe? 

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^^That is what they are doing?

Disappointed it isn’t Samantha doing a test run for London, but can’t wait to find out who it is! Any tips for Anna?
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massofmen said: "maybe instead of casting based on the color of someones skin, maybe we all just hope they hire a wonderfully talented person with a goodwork ethic. Maybe?"

 

That’s what they’ll be doing. The funny thing is when you stop exclusively casting white people the majority of people who turn out to be the best aren’t always the white people. 

 

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Erika Henningsen just announced her departure from Mean Girls and the dates somewhat lineup with Caissie and Patti leaving. I personally think she’d make a great Anna.
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Maybe she would be, but we won’t be finding out any time soon.
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I'm still hopeful that Christy Altomare is also in the running for Anna. On one of her most recent Instagram Lives, someone asked about Broadway and she hinted that something might be in the works.

As for Elsa, could it be Ashley Park? She was part of the recent BCEFA Disney on Broadway concert and the majority of the performers there had a connection to Disney on Broadway. I know she's in Grand Horizons but it's not a long overlap. 

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I also would love to see Christy as Anna. As for Ashley Park, she is most definitely a soprano and her voice is more suited for Anna.
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Was gonna say, I don’t think Park has the belt for Elsa.

I think casting blind is awesome, but what I dislike is that KRISTOFF will never not be a POC because he was originated by a POC. Which, I get the argument, but just wish casting was more fluid in both aspects.
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Pretty sure the next elsa is Ciara renee
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Prolly not, but the tour Alana(Samantha Williams) left the show today. Could it be her?
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SouthernCakes said: "Was gonna say, I don’t think Park has the belt for Elsa.

I think casting blind is awesome, but what I dislike is that KRISTOFF will never not be a POC because he was originated by a POC. Which, I get the argument, but just wish casting was more fluid in both aspects.
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This does seem to the trend so far however, the Kristoff understudy on tour is white. 

 




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