The Lady's Got Potential: Top Ten Up-and-Coming Musical Actresses

By Ben Rimalower
04 Jan 2014



Alexandra Silber

Alexandra Silber (alexandrasilber.net, @alsilbs)

For the last few decades, Broadway roles have leaned more and more toward belting, so it's gotten hard out there for a soprano! Still, some have ventured forth, and in the great tradition of Julie Andrews and Barbara Cook (and more recently, Audra McDonald and Rebecca Luker), we are lucky to have Alexandra Silber. While Silber's only Broadway credit — so far — has been an impressive debut as student of Maria Callas in the most recent revival of Master Class, her appealing performance in Transport Group's revival of Michael John LaChiusa's Hello Again showed versatility, and there are surely bigger things to come for this sophisticated and spunky singer and actress.

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