Schmerg_The_Impaler wrote:I remember at ArtSpeak, there was that question saying, "In which show did Hugh play the title role?" and he said, "It was Side Show. I played... the side..." I can't hear the name of the show without thinking of that.
He should get Norm Lewis to come do ArtSpeak sometime...
*cough*... (I have, erm, kind of a huge crush on Mr. Lewis...)
Hugh ever so cheerfully informed the lady, "She...um....understudies the chandelier!"
Schmerg_The_Impaler wrote:Hugh ever so cheerfully informed the lady, "She...um....understudies the chandelier!"
So, uh, I actually laughed out loud at this...
Schmerg_The_Impaler wrote:I just bought the version of "Tonight" from West Side Story with Hugh and Kristin Chenoweth, and I just had an epiphany-- if a younger Michael Crawford had a good twenty years of intense vocal training, he might sound like Hugh. There's something slightly similar about their voices, except that MC's is more breathy and untrained sounding. Maybe that's why Hugh Panaro was such a great Phantom!
lesmisloony wrote:Paula, last night I watched the video of Lestat and Hugh was amazing. That was the most Hugh-exposure I've ever had and I really loved him A lot.
lesmisloony wrote:Ooh exciting! I hope and assume you'll keep us updated!
And you may have posted it somewhere else, but... your new avatar? Lol.
As for Lestat, I'm a conflicted fan of the books who has some hatred for Anne Rice but a burning love for her characters and her writing style. I thought Hugh was genius as Lestat but I really violently loathed Drew's Armand. I also don't love most of the music in the show. Or what they did to Marius. But I still kind of like it in a... in a cringe-y way. Hugh was wonderful.
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