Who Would You Like to See In a One-Person Show on Broadway? Playbill Readers Pick Their Favorites

By Michael Gioia
14 Aug 2012

Jonathan Groff
Photo by Patrick Ecclesine/FOX

Raeann: "Jonathan Groff. He could yodel about goats…just because he's Jonathan Groff." Tony Award nominee Groff, who rose to fame playing radical teenager Melchior Gabor in the Tony Award-winning production of Spring Awakening, has proved to be a true triple-threat. Groff, who has also been seen on the Fox hit musical series "Glee," never shies away from a dance break. At the recent MCC Theater Miscast gala, Groff took on the title song of Anything Goes, complete with Kathleen Marshall's Tony Award-winning choreography, proving that he can, in fact, play the role of Reno Sweeney — in a one-man Broadway show, of course. (The reader's "goat" reference is to his parents' goat farm in Pennsylvania, where he grew up. Potential show title: Confessions of a Not-So-Lonely Goatherd.)