Playbill.com correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a list of his top 10 replacement cast members on Broadway.
One of the worst things about my parents moving our family to California when I was five years old was that our trips back East to visit my grandparents were not always timed to see the original casts of the Broadway shows in a given season. For example, I saw Nathan Lane's replacement in Guys and Dolls and missed out on Colm Wilkinson in Les Miserables. Conversely, one of the best things about my years spent living in New York (since moving back here after college) has been the opportunity to catch so many wonderful replacement performances on Broadway.
Click through to read the list of favorite star replacements.
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Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You