What star from "The Voice" would you like to see on Broadway? Readers Respond

Polls   What star from "The Voice" would you like to see on Broadway? Readers Respond
 
Tony Award nominees Laura Osnes and Constantine Maroulis are just two of the talents who have made careers on Broadway following successful runs on television talent competition shows. With "The Voice" contestants Josh Kaufman and Chris Mann set to take over roles in Pippin on Broadway and the tour of Phantom of the Opera, respectively, we asked our readers who they'd like to see venture into theatrical territory next.
Chris Mann
Chris Mann

Playbill.com polled our readers via Facebook and Twitter asking them to share their choices for "The Voice" contestants they'd also like to see take a bow on the Great White Way.

Here are some reader responses followed by video of your favorite performers.

BBellCanto: two words: SASHA ALLEN

After headlining the Broadway revival of Hair, Sasha Allen made it to the semi-finals in the fourth season of "The Voice", which aired last year. She is currently starring in the national tour of Pippin as the Leading Player. Here she is on "The Voice" nailing Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You.”

phantomharryx: Chris Mann! He’s about to start playing Phantom on tour so why not Broadway?!

rja_tkydky: only ONE – CHRIS MANN!

Chris Mann placed fourth on the second season of "The Voice" back in 2012, representing team Aguilera in the final round. Beginning Nov. 25 in Fort Lauderdale, FL, Mann will portray The Phantom in the ongoing national tour. Here he is singing Andrea Bocelli's "Because We Believe."

NY_dee: I vote @CodyBelew. Great, distinctive voice and incredibly charismatic personality.

stars2p: Vote for @CodyBelew ! His performances Shine! Would be Amazing:)

Diana_Puertas: @CodyBelew I just put this on Facebook! Haha smile seriously, would love to see you on broadway!

HerbertMadrox: @CodyBelew is the one

Cody Belew is coming out the fan favorite – and even voiced his own approval for the idea on Twitter. Belew made it to week 4 of the live shows in season three of "The Voice," which aired in 2012. Here he is performing "Crazy In Love" on the show.

epernerne christina grimmie!

Christina Grimmie placed third in season 6 of "The Voice," which aired earlier this year. Watch her belt Miley Cyrus' "Wrecking Ball."

carriewiniker Melanie Martinez!!!

Adam Levine coached Melanie Martinez on the third season of "The Voice" in 2012. Martinez made it to week five of the final live shows. Here she sings Britney Spears' "Toxic."

nyccarolyncantonr Adam Levine is the obvious choice, a dashing singer who also acts…duh #iloveyouadamlevine

Speaking of Adam Levine – the longtime "Voice" coach is a singer and performer in his own right. Here he duets with contestant Christina Grimmie on "Somebody That I Used To Know."

BachelorsWalk Well now you've got me praying that @Sisaundra takes the lead in @IfThenMusical someday or at least covers Always Starting Over!

Sisaundra Lewis was a member of Blake Shelton's team on the sixth season of "The Voice," earlier this year. Here is her take on Billy Joel's "New York State of Mind."

MorganAssante: Matthew Schuler! Or maybe Lisa Scinta

Two more to round us off! Matthew Schuler made it to the quarter finals of the fifth season, while Lisa Scinta appeared in the third season. Here is Schuler singing Leonard Cohen’s "Hallelujah" and Scinta covering Ariana Grande’s "The Way."

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