Bring It On Star Taylor Louderman’s Theatregoing Experiences

Favorite Things   Their Favorite Things: Bring It On Star Taylor Louderman’s Theatregoing Experiences Check out who is Louderman’s “forever idol.”
Taylor Louderman
Taylor Louderman Joseph Marzullo/WENN

Taylor Louderman, who made her Broadway debut in Bring It On The Musical, shares the performances that affected her most as part of the audience. The singing actress was also seen as Wendy in NBC’s Peter Pan Live!

Kelli O’Hara in everything she does.

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Kelli O'Hara Laura Marie Duncan

She’s a forever idol of mine; she sweats magic. I’m always inspired by her.

Leslie Odom, Jr.

Leslie Odom, Jr in <i>Hamilton </i>
Leslie Odom, Jr in Hamilton Joan Marcus

[He] is pretty freaking incredible in Hamilton.

Jefferson Mays in A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder

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Jefferson Mays in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder Joan Marcus

I had a blast watching him play everyone...It got me so excited to play on stage again.

Jessie Mueller in Waitress

Jessie Mueller in Waitress
Jessie Mueller in Waitress Jeremy Daniel

I can see into her heart, and it pours over into the audience.

Daniel N. Durant and his teammate, Alex Boniello, in Spring Awakening

Daniel N. Durant and the company of <i>Spring Awakening</i>
Daniel N. Durant and the company of Spring Awakening Kevin Parry

Their chemistry was epic, and their friendship was palpable. It was so inspiring!

Jonathan Groff in Hamilton

Jonathan Groff in <i>Hamilton </i>
Jonathan Groff in Hamilton Joan Marcus

I was obsessed with his subtleties. He is so smart.

Annaleigh Ashford in Sylvia

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Annaleigh Ashford and Matthew Broderick in Sylvia Joan Marcus

Another idol of mine; she is fearless! Even as a dog, her charm and comedic timing are on point.

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s existence

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Monica Simoes

It is so wonderful to know this man is a genius and a huge-hearted human being!

Cynthia Erivo in The Color Purple

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Cynthia Erivo in The Color Purple Matthew Murphy

[She] made me feel all the feels.

Bernadette Peters in Into the Woods

Danielle Ferland, Ben Wright, Kim Crosby, Chip Zien and Bernadette Peters in Into the Woods.
Danielle Ferdland, Ben Wright, Kim Crosby, Chip Zien and Bernadette Peters in Into the Woods. Martha Swope / The New York Public Library

I remember watching this and then heading straight to practice my college audition material. She lit a fire under my hiney!

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