Starring actors on Broadway, New York

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.

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Famous actors on Broadway

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.

Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman as the Greatest Showman
The Greatest Showman!

Born in Sydney, Australia, Hugh Jackman has won a Golden Globe, and Tony Award. He also received an Academy Award nomination. His most famous role is as Logan in 20th Century Fox’s blockbuster “X-Men”. He is also starring in musicals like “Les Miserables” and “The Greatest Showman”.
In 2003, the actor starred in Peter Allen’s “The Boy from Oz” at the Imperial Theatre, subsequently winning the “Best Actor in a Musical” in 2004. So, he is definitely a star and one of the most popular actors on and off-Broadway.

Sarah Jessica Parker

Sarah Jessica Parker in “The Innocents”

Maybe you know Sarah Jessica Parker as the leading actress in the famous TV show “Sex and the City”. She was the starring actress in 94 episodes between 1998 and 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

Adrienne Warren and Tina Turner on stage!
Adrienne Warren and Tina Turner on stage!

Mrs. Warren is a famous actress, starring in the “Tina: The Tina Turner Musical” at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway. She plays Tina Turner, working in collaboration with Tina Turner, becoming an Olivier Award nominee. Broadway is not the only place Adrienne is playing. She is also part of the cast of 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 popular actors and actresses, starring 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’

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