It did. I have the soundboard if anyone wants it.Acaila wrote:Speaking of the original French version, I was reading the other day that that version started with a narrated quote of Hugo's "So long as there exist......books like this cannot be useless" quote. Thought that was quite nice
Prisoner 24603 wrote:- I liked some aspects of the OFC and respect it for being the original version, but I'm not that thrilled with most of the cast, and a lot of the orchestral arrangements bug me. Also, I don't think it works as a musical quite as well as the version we have today.
The Bricklayer wrote:It did. I have the soundboard if anyone wants it.Acaila wrote:Speaking of the original French version, I was reading the other day that that version started with a narrated quote of Hugo's "So long as there exist......books like this cannot be useless" quote. Thought that was quite nice
Majestic_Picnob wrote:Not sure how unpopular this is, but I like Mme. T better in the musical than the book. In the book she's basically a satellite character who could actually be removed without affecting the plot all that much. In the musical she's her own (hilarious) person.
Enjolvert wrote:There's something I find interesting about her in the book. While she's vile like her husband, her care for her daughters is interesting. It almost makes her better than Thenardier; unlike him there's something she cares for and a hint of decency, even if she shows it to others in a horrible way, like treating Cosette as inferior to them. Then there's the fact that she's more villainous than general in the show.
Acaila wrote:And even then, I feel like she's more one of those hideously annoying mothers who thinks that their little darling can do no wrong and is better than any other child. So more aggressive unfounded pride than motherly affection.
freedomlover wrote:Enjolras can be really annoying sometimes, than again- I think the things that bug me about Enjolras are the things that I don't like in myself
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