Purple's Hall Among Top 24 "American Idol" Finalists

News   Purple's Hall Among Top 24 "American Idol" Finalists Last season Wicked's Adam Lambert became the runner-up in the "American Idol" competition and has gone on to sell thousands of CDs. This season, another theatre actor could be headed to similar glory.
Todrick C. Hall
Todrick C. Hall

Todrick C. Hall, seen on Broadway in The Color Purple, is among the Top 24 finalists in the country's biggest singing competition. Hall shared the Broadway stage with an "Idol" winner, Fantasia Barrino, who spent several months in the acclaimed musical. Only a handful of finalists were announced on the Feb. 16 broadcast of "Idol," including Hall. The remaining finalists will be revealed Feb. 17.

Among the many "American Idol" finalists and/or winners who have appeared on Broadway are Diana DeGarmo (headed back to Broadway in Hair), Tamyra Gray, Constantine Maroulis (on Broadway in Rock of Ages), Frenchie Davis, Clay Aiken and Taylor Hicks.

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