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Post Character Discussion: Lily St. Regis
It's hard for me to believe that in "Annie"'s original conception, Lily wasn't even in the play! 8O But overall, I'm glad they decided to include her. Not only did Rooster need a sidekick, but I thought it was very clever to include a character that could really get on Hannigan's nerves. As for the movie (even though I hate Bernadette Peters with a passion), Lily was a highlight for me. Also, my friend is playing Lily in a production of "Annie" in a few weeks, so that's another reason for this thread. So, anyone else dig Lily?


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Tue May 01, 2007 7:32 pm
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Haha, Lily's so funny. I love her to death.

"I was named for the hotel"
"Which floor?"

But I really hate the way they used her for the ending in the TV movie. She just randomly forgoes the plan and bursts in on Rooster and Hannigan, therefore destroying all hopes of getting the money? And Lily's Shirley Mudge! Grr, that made me angry.


Tue May 01, 2007 11:02 pm
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klutzyk8ie wrote:
But I really hate the way they used her for the ending in the TV movie. She just randomly forgoes the plan and bursts in on Rooster and Hannigan, therefore destroying all hopes of getting the money? And Lily's Shirley Mudge! Grr, that made me angry.


Yeah, I was also a little disapointed with the WWOD version of it and am ashamed to say that I own the VHS of it. :cry:


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Post Re: Character Discussion: Lily St. Regis
Apples2for10 wrote:
(even though I hate Bernadette Peters with a passion)


8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O
how? is? this? possible?


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Lily is awesome!!!

Then again, I'm kinda biased, 'cause I played her last year. Everyone expected me to be Grace, but the truth is, I really wanted Lily, which is what I told the director. I was absolutely over the moon when I was cast.

I got a card from our Rooster on closing night which said "You stole every scene you were in. Bitch!" Lily is just one of those roles where you can do that. And "Easy Street" is by far the best number in the show!

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Post Re: Character Discussion: Lily St. Regis
christinadaae wrote:
Apples2for10 wrote:
(even though I hate Bernadette Peters with a passion)


8O 8O 8O 8O 8O 8O
how? is? this? possible?


She always tries to be like a big, huge diva (like Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Julie Andrews, etc) and she's just not. She's not even close to earning all the spotlight and glitz that they earned. She's way younger than them, she's got a terrible voice, she's just totally untalented and I'll never know how she got to be known as a Broadway legend (which many people consider her to be) and she's not. Not even close.


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I LOVE LILY ST. REGIS TO DEATH. end of story. Kristin Chenoweth did an amazing job with her in the Disney version. Which I own the VHS of too. Well, until my TV/VCR died and ate my tape of it. It was a very sad day.

There's a rumor going around at our school that the spring musical is going to be Annie, which makes me really excited at the prospect of getting to play her. I'll have to wait until Thursday to find out for sure, though.


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She always tries to be like a big, huge diva (like Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Julie Andrews, etc) and she's just not. She's not even close to earning all the spotlight and glitz that they earned. She's way younger than them, she's got a terrible voice, she's just totally untalented and I'll never know how she got to be known as a Broadway legend (which many people consider her to be) and she's not. Not even close.


Are.you.kidding.me. *dead*

w...t....f?

That's all I can say. *dead again*

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It's official. We're doing Annie. And I am so excited to be trying out for Lily. Although I will be super pissed if I don't get the part because I'm not blonde. Although I would totally go blonde for it any day.

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Post Re: Character Discussion: Lily St. Regis
Apples2for10 wrote:
I hate Bernadette Peters with a passion


YOU.
DEPRESS.
ME.
TO.
NO.
END.


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Post Re: Character Discussion: Lily St. Regis
musikal_geek wrote:
Apples2for10 wrote:
I hate Bernadette Peters with a passion


YOU.
DEPRESS.
ME.
TO.
NO.
END.


I don't hate her with a passion but I definetly think Kristin Chenoweth was a better Lily by a mile.

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Post Re: Character Discussion: Lily St. Regis
SunriseSunset wrote:
musikal_geek wrote:
Apples2for10 wrote:
I hate Bernadette Peters with a passion


YOU.
DEPRESS.
ME.
TO.
NO.
END.


I don't hate her with a passion but I definetly think Kristin Chenoweth was a better Lily by a mile.


I Agree. Kristin Chenoweth was way better than her.

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