Idina Menzel as Ursula?

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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#2
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:33pm
Regarding Idina, no. Someone really needs to expand their horizons. Idina this, Idina that. Yuck.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#2
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:34pm
No no no.

First off Idina is at a point in her carrear where she wouldn't replace anyone. She has become too much of a name for her to replace ever since her tony win from wicked and her CD comming out.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#3
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:34pm
Oops, you forgot to mention Shoshana Bean, Ana Gasteyer, Stephanie J Block, Kerry Ellis...
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#4
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:36pm
I mean, Idina and Sherie do have a history of replacing each other in shows.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#5
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:36pm
ew no
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#6
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:38pm
Mary Testa would be better.

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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#7
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:38pm
So you're basically saying that anyone who's ever played Elphaba would be a great Ursula?

Idina Menzel would never play Ursula because like Winston said, at this point in her career, she would never settle for being a replacement for someone. And while she could probably sing the part, I don't think she would be as good in the role as Sherie.

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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#8
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:47pm
Got enough Elphabas in there?

No to all of those.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#9
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:51pm
AHHAHA
is this a joke!?!
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#10
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:53pm
Emily Skinner should replace Sherie, if she would.

She is fantastic on the Demo.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#11
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:53pm
You must be joking. Sock puppet or idiot?
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#12
Posted: 4/22/08 at 10:56pm
eeh no, I love Idina, but her voice is NOT for that role. Actually, I dont think any Elphaba except SJB, MAYBE Julia would perform the role correctly.
And I wouldnt say Idina is beyond replacing someone, I'm sure if the right part showed up that she would want to play and she could perform it she prolly would go ahead and take over.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#13
Posted: 4/22/08 at 11:01pm
Ooh, I'm loving the Mary Testa idea. She would OWN that role!
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#14
Posted: 4/22/08 at 11:05pm
i would love to see sjb in the role, and shoshana. i hope sho and meg will come to a club or pub in nyc and do their variety show. and also do the wicked medley swtich.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#15
Posted: 4/22/08 at 11:44pm
Mary Testa please!
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#16
Posted: 4/23/08 at 12:38am
I was thinking about who would replace Sherie and Mary Testa was the first person to pop into my mind!
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#17
Posted: 4/23/08 at 12:44am
No..on Idina. But one never knows.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#19
Posted: 4/23/08 at 1:35am
I LOVE Idina...but no lol. Not for her.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#20
Posted: 4/23/08 at 1:49am
I completely agree with Idinabellfoster. Emily skinner OWNS Poor Unfortunate Souls. Recently hearing her sing it at The Kennedy Center was a religious experience.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#21
Posted: 4/23/08 at 3:23am
every other thread is about casting Idina in a show.
and I agree Mary Testa would be a GREAT Ursula
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#22
Posted: 4/23/08 at 7:37am
I actually LIKE the idea of Julia Murney as Ursula--that'd be great.
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#23
Posted: 4/23/08 at 7:47am
Emily skinner OWNS Poor Unfortunate Souls. Recently hearing her sing it at The Kennedy Center was a religious experience.

AMEN. That was unreal. I had heard it on the Raw at Town Hall CD... but seeing it live, oh my God. She is perfect for that role.

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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#24
Posted: 4/23/08 at 8:03am
I like Idina and I think she'd be FABULOUS... But... as Winston said, I doubt she'd be willing to "replace."
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#25
Posted: 4/23/08 at 8:10am
i still long to see sara ramirez in the role
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re: Idina Menzel as Ursula?#26
Posted: 4/23/08 at 8:42am
Mary Testa would be ridiculous(in a good way)! Idina...not so much.