Today we are introducing some of the starring actors, who have taken Broadway by storm. Excited to learn more about the celebrities who play in some of Broadway’s most famous shows, which are a must-see if you happen to be in New York City? Let’s start. Who are some of the most popular Broadway actors in New York? Here’re a few favorite stars that can give you ideas of Broadway shows that are worth buying tickets to.
Born in Sydney, Australia, Hugh Jackman is a Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning actor and Academy Award nominee. He is known for his role as Logan in 20th Century Fox’s “X-Men” movie. But he is also playing in musicals like “Les Miserables” and “The Greatest Showman”.
In 2003, the actor starred as Peter Allen in the Broadway premiere of “The Boy from Oz” at the Imperial Theatre. And then he won his first Tony Award win for “Best Actor in a Musical” in 2004, alongside a Theatre World Award, Drama League Award, and a Drama Desk Award. So, he is definitely a star and one of the most popular actors on and off-Broadway.
Maybe you know Sarah Jessica Parker as the starring actress in the famous series “Sex and the City”. She was the leading actress 94 episodes from 1998 through 2004.
But Sarah Jessica Parker was also starring on Broadway in New York. Her Broadway debut was in the role of Flora in the revival of Willian Archibald’s play “The Innocents” in 1976. The actress also played in many off-Broadway shows like “Sylvia”, which was staged in the Manhattan Theatre Club in 1995. For this show, she received her first Drama Desk Award nomination for “Outstanding Actress in a Play.”
Adrienne Warren is a famous actress, who plays in the “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical: at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway in New York. She plays Tina Turner, working in collaboration with Tina Turner, and received her first Olivier Award nomination for her performance.
Broadway is not the only place Adrienne is playing. She has guest-starred popular American TV series like “Blue Bloods” and “Orange is the New Black” and “Royal Pains”.
Actors starring on Broadway and on screen
These only a small number of the popular actors and actresses, who rose to stardom both on Broadway and on screen. Who is your favorite actor and which is the best role they have played? Share your opinions and visit Broadway to see your favorite actors’