West End Cast - 2017/2018

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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:33 pm

I'm listening to a full bootleg of this cast on the train for the first time, and can I just say how much I dislike Karis Jack's Éponine? I honestly struggle to find anything I like about her.
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Olivia_y » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:47 pm

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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:53 pm

Seeing this gave me happy feelings. Do we have any confirmations about Killian leaving in June?
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Acaila » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:01 am

Awww, that is actually really cute.
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Olivia_y » Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:18 pm

Killian/Thaxton doing the confrontation here: http://olivia-y113.tumblr.com/post/170833782939/

Killian still sounds more or less the way he did when he was Enjolras, but Thaxton sounds completely different.

Morbidmuch_ wrote:I'm listening to a full bootleg of this cast on the train for the first time, and can I just say how much I dislike Karis Jack's Éponine? I honestly struggle to find anything I like about her.

Have to agree. I was hoping she'd get better as time went on but it's been over 7 months and that hasn't happened. Ditto for the Thenardiers. Jacqueline's comedic timing is terrible, this is the first Madam Thenardier I've seen that couldn't get a laugh from the audience for 'thinks he's quite a lover but there's not much there'. Steven seems to have toned down the ad-libbed lines/jokes (and the awful fake-French accent), but still not much improvement. I think for all three Thenardiers the understudies do a better job than their principals.

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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:17 pm

Olivia_y wrote:Killian/Thaxton doing the confrontation here: http://olivia-y113.tumblr.com/post/170833782939/


That Confrontation was soooo good!
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Olivia_y » Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:41 am

The new trailer is out. Honestly, it's...kind of underwhelming. Some nice visuals but not exactly epic.
I wonder if there'll be other edits available.

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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby deHavilland » Sat Mar 17, 2018 2:39 pm

Well, it's just footage of the show with a different cast. It's not like they're going to add jet packs and bears or anything.
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Auf die Barrikaden » Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:38 pm

deHavilland wrote:Well, it's just footage of the show with a different cast. It's not like they're going to add jet packs and bears or anything.


Well they could do something like the convicts rowing a ship or Valjean/Javert fighting with chains but that would be too unbelievable.
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby deHavilland » Sun Mar 18, 2018 1:09 am

They've had that stuff in the trailer before IIRC, so it stI'll wouldn't be that innovative.
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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby EnjysVest » Thu Apr 05, 2018 9:46 pm

Hey everyone, I was just wondering if you know if there's a standby schedule? I haven't been in 2 years and I can't remember whether alternates perform weekday shows. I'd really like to see Thaxton and Killian but I'll only be in London from Monday through Thursday so I might be out of luck haha. Thanks :)

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Re: West End Cast - 2017/2018

Postby Morbidmuch_ » Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:38 am

I think I remember something about Valjean alternates on Mondays, but don't quote me on that.
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