She Love Me‘s Laura Benanti has been so busy with television work that she has not been on Broadway since Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown in 2010.
In 2015, Bright Star‘s Carmen Cusack took the stage alongside Faith Prince and Christine Sherrill for the Chicago production of First Wives Club.
Before coming stateside for her role in The Color Purple, Cynthia Erivo joined Scott Alan onstage in London to perform “At All.”
Waitress‘ Jessie Mueller first opened the eyes of Broadway fans when night after night she brought down the house with “Ev’ry Night at Seven” in 2011's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever.
In 2013, Hamilton‘s Phillipa Soo joined her Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 castmates to perform at Broadway in Bryant Park.