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AuthorTopic:   Susan Boyle
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posted: 4/17/2009 at 7:24:14 AM ET
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Some of you may already know about Susan Boyle, the remarkable 47 year old from a little village in Scotland who auditioned for a long running talent UK TV show last week. She came out on stage to cynical and derisive laughter from the audience who scoffed at her "homely" appearance and manner. But then she sang...
I Dreamed A Dream

Now, within the space of less than a week, she's world famous. What I love about this CBS interview with Susan and Patti LuPone is that Susan looks like she has no idea who Patti LuPone is. In her own words, Susan wants to be like "Elaine Paige", she's her idea of theatrical excellence. Patti just ain't that well known in the UK outside of the theatre crowd, but CBS obviously never even considered that possibility. Our own Ruthie Henshall is the performer most associated with this song in Britain.
Susan and LuPone

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