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http://www.broadwayworld.com/article/A_ ... e_20090611

Mentioned this on the "what would you like to see revived?" thread.

I've seen posts on other forums calling the London cast poorly picked.

I, personally, LIKED that cast. There were a couple of bad choices (Jessie Buckley is too green for Anne, and the guy who played Carl-Magnus did NOT look the part) but Alexander Hanson and Hannah Waddingham were wonderful. Hanson, I know, is interested in the NY production, but I don't know whether he auditioned. It would make sense, though. He certainly looks the part, heh.

I doubt however, that all of them will make it across the pond.

Anyone have casting druthers?


Fri Jun 26, 2009 12:11 pm
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They better film it.
And Christine Ebersole should come back as Desiree.

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The rumors of the cast have been very hyped.

Some claim Kate Winslet auditioned for Diseree, and also Victoria Clark.

Also, Lansbury apparently was approached for Madame.

Henrick has already been cast as an unkown, apparently.


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Can't wait to see what happens!

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Oooh I would love to see Victoria Clark on Broadway again.


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SmallTownIngenue wrote:
Oooh I would love to see Victoria Clark on Broadway again.


Me too! I would try to go see it too if she was on Broadway again. I love her as Margaret.

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Some claim Kate Winslet auditioned for Diseree, and also Victoria Clark



As wonderful as Kate Winslet is, she is way too young for Desiree at this point. I'd love to see Vic Clark!


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Are you aware of Trevor Nunn's production? Everyone is meant to be younger :P.

Whether or not this is appropriate is another question, but I'm just saying they are going after young :P.


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Nunn took his ages from the (wonderful) Bergman film that ALNM was based off of, Smiles of a Summer Night.

If done by the right actress (one with a certain sense of maturity, IMO) then I personally see no problem with it.

Winslet would be great.[/quote]


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According to more posters at BW, It's an "oscar winning actress with some MT background", doesn't seem like Winslet, unfortunately.


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A unknown has been cast as Henrik... Hunter Herdlicka...it looks like he JUST graduated from Carnegie-Mellon. Class of 2009. I looked up a picture, and he's not quite what I envisioned, but I'll give him a chance. I'm picky about Henrik though, he's a personal favorite. Ehh.

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oscar winning actress with some MT background


Another BW poster said Nunn didn't want a big name, which seems to contradict that. But i didn't finish reading the thread so I'm not one to talk.

EDIT: Clark is too old. Ugh.


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"According to a poster on ATC, Michael Cerveris has booked "a major role" in this production. Though he's ideally suited for Carl-Magnus, the age restrictions in place would make him only eligible for Frederick. "

From BW.

Also, it sounds like Ramona Mallory is a definite for Anne! Isn't that something, WOW.

Lansbury confirmed for Madame. :)

A lot of speculation on BW about Diseree.

I'm so, so excited.

(I finished reading that thread and this is the jist, sorry for the double post.)


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