Getcha Head in the Broadway Game, Corbin Bleu

PlayBlog   Getcha Head in the Broadway Game, Corbin Bleu
 
Best known for playing Chad Danforth in three "High School Musical" movies (two on TV, one in movie theatres), Corbin Bleu is now on Broadway — and overlooking it. Between 46th and 47th Streets, above the Roxy diner in Times Square, there's Bleu, beaming down from a billboard for In the Heights.


bleubillboardblog"Seeing that poster was definitely a joy," he told Playbill.com's The Leading Men columnist Tom Nondorf. "Growing up, I always knew I wanted arts in my life, but I wasn't sure that's what I wanted in a career. At a certain point, I was considering becoming a pediatrician. I went to a summit at Johns Hopkins University to get instruction in medicine, and I learned a lot. But I realized that acting is my love. I knew I wanted to be on Broadway. Did I know that it would happen so soon, at this point in my life and to this caliber and in a show that is this amazing? No, I had no idea. I'm very grateful that it has happened though."

Read the entire interview in this week's The Leading Men column.

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