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mastachen wrote:
She sucks in In The Heights. Her belting annoys me and her acting sucks. She also isn't very convincing as someone who Usnavi will throw away his dreams for. If I had 96000, she's not getting any of that money.


I totally disagree. i think she's great at it. And i love her voice. I have boots of krysta and janet as vanessa and they totally aren't nearly as good as her.

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What I think is strange is, according to a cited reference on wikipedia the director (or someone else) said they were going to make it appropriate without changing a 'word' but isn't that exactly what they've done with the translations?


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What they mean is they're not changing the meaning or intent of the songs. The wording might be different so that it sounds smooth in Spanish but the revised songs will be Spanish equivalents of the original.

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I have a video of Krysta as Vanessa too. Comparing Krysta's acting to Karen's acting is like comparing an NBA basketball team to an elementary school basketball team, imo. Krysta is that much superior.


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well it's audio so i can't say that. But i think karen's voice is far more appropriate for the role.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda from ITH did the translations

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