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Ann-Margret Sets Date with West End's CALENDAR GIRLS?

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Interesting casting!
Ann-Margret Sets Date with West End's CALENDAR GIRLS?

I only know her from my CD of Whorehouse but I get the impression she's something of an icon over there.

It's no secret I was disappointed with this stage adaption but this news could persuade me back into the theatre. Perhaps they've even done work on it during the national tour rather than just counting the cash in the coffers.

And will she get the teapot, the iced buns or the aspidistra?
Updated On: 3/20/09 at 06:01 PM
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Oh My God!
Oh My God!
Smelling salts please!
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Ann-Margret live on stage. That will certainly get me interested in this play.

Btw - she's done a hell of a lot more than the Best Little Whorehouse revival, mainly on the big screen. Her first role was as teenager Kim in the movie of "Bye Bye Birdie". She co-starred with Pat Boone in "State Fair". She starred with Jack Nicholson and Art Garfunkel in Mike Nicholl's "Carnal Knowledge" - and many others.........
THEATRE 2019: ASPECTS OF LOVE**** FRANKENSTEIN (Paris)**** AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE**** COMPANY***** [title of show]**** CAN CAN*** THE CEREAL CAFE**** BAD GIRLS**** RAGS***** LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE***** FOLLIES***** ROMANCE ROMANCE**** THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES*** LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE***** QUEEN OF THE MIST**** SIX** THE PRICE***** MAGGIE MAY **** CALENDAR GIRLS** MAN OF LA MANCHA**** WAITRESS***** FANNY AND STELLA***
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You dont know her Scripps?
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My initial thought seeing this was that London was going to get her one woman show!
This is one amazing talent.
'Tommy' -the movie!
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I can't think of anyone I would rather see LIVE on stage!
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I only know her from the Bye Bye Birdie movie and the appalling '62 State Fair remake when she murdered the previously great Vivian Blaine role. I'm kinda excited about this play now, I wasn't before hearing about this casting.
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Mama, i need restraints! STAT!! hold me back Mama, Mama??
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I'm not sure why they would want to cast her as a northern English woman??

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Ann-Margret with sometime ex-boyfriend!
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Ann-Margret auditioning for 'Calendar Girls'.
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.....the're gonna need bigger buns!
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So that's why she's an icon! If she dated Elvis she must be knocking on a bit.

I've never seen the Bye Bye Birdie movie - even though I'm a fan of Charles Strouse scores.

"I'm not sure why they would want to cast her as a northern English woman??"

It may have something to do with the :$ exchange rate and getting American tourists into the theatre.
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68.
So she's up there with Sian Hopkins and co.
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Just back from Calendar Girls...decent film, thin, thin play.
Sian Philips was superb..about 8 or 9 laughs in the whole show.
Sold out for the week..the audience loved it.
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A so and so production of a great musical that toured the U.S with Ann Margret a few years back. Luke warm reviews on the road prevented a much anticipated Broadway opening.
The composers evn wrote a new number for her.
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