Ven Daniel to temporarily replace Andy Karl in Legally Blonde

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I just found out that Ven Daniel will be temporarily replacing Andy Karl as the UPS Guy in Legally Blonde on Broadway! First performance is July 23rd and will run through Sept. 7th before joining the tour. I'm totally there!!!!!
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Andy Karl is leaving?
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re: Ven Daniel to temporarily replace Andy Karl in Legally Blonde

I'm there.
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Updated On: 7/7/08 at 12:40 PM
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He was Cupid on the Broadway Bares poster last year. I saw him in Tarzan and have kept up with him since. He is so talented and the nicest guy! I'd attach a picture but I don't know how!
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Yup, Andy Karl is leaving July 20th.

And I really don't have any interest in seeing this guy, I think he's wrong for this part....
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Is Andy leaving the show? Is Andy okay? Is he just stepping aside so that Ven can get a feel for the role before starting the tour? Is he having some sort of surgery?
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Eris, Andy is fine. He's leaving the show to go into rehearsals for 9 to 5. :)
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Thank you. I must have missed the announcement where it said he was cast in 9 to 5. Or forgotten it lol
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Who is Andy playing in 9 to 5?
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So is Ven just playing the Kyle the UPS Guy or does he get Andy's whole track (including Dewey and Grandmaster Chad)? I know that understudies go on for Andy, one guy plays Kyle and another guy plays Dewey and Grandmaster Chad.
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I saw it once when Andy was out and they only had two people covering the roles. One person was Dewey/Kyle and the other was Grandmaster Chad.
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Ven is doing the whole track! Kelly2, Why would u think he is wrong for the role? Have you seen him in something? Or is it just based on his look? He played Luke in Altar Boyz in Florida, same as Andy! My friend saw it and said he was amazing!
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"Who is Andy playing in 9 to 5?"

It's not a character from the movie, it's a new part added for the musical version, he plays Allison Janney's love interest.

Re: Ven, I'm sure he's very talented, and I have no problem with him. I just can't picture him playing Paulette's hunky, super masculine knight in shining armor. :) I'm sure I'll go see him eventually, and maybe I'll change my tune, but he certainly is quite different than Andy.
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Updated On: 7/2/08 at 01:14 PM
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Judging by his performance as Luke in Altar Boyz, he would be a great Grandmaster Chad. He seems to have comedic chops, so he should be good in the role.
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Hey, sorry for my ignorance, I saw LB in April, what is the role of Grandmaster Chad?
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Grandmaster Chad is the reggaeton guy who raps during "What You Want."
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OOOHHH! Gotcha, thanks.
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I swear, at first I read the headline as "Vin Deisel..."
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grandmaster chad is in the duet part of "what you want" with elle, he wears all the ties and has the hat on.
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Posted: 7/2/08 at 1:39pm
Updated On: 5/3/09 at 01:39 PM
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Ven is da Bomb.

One of the nicest guys in the biz and soooo easy on the eyes too.
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So does that mean KFed is gonna take over the UPS guy when Ven goes off on the tour?
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