Bring On the Men: A Look at the Leading Men of Broadway

By Ben Rimalower
30 Nov 2013



Norbert Leo Butz

Norbert Leo Butz

Norbert Leo Butz just continues to hit the ball out of the park. If it's odd to use a baseball metaphor in this context, the oddness is fitting, as Butz is an anomaly in musical theatre which somehow always works. His performances are so truthful and edgy, it's almost surprising when he complements the acting with such top-drawer musical theatre abilities. In his Tony-winning performance in Catch Me If You Can, stopping the show cold with a dance number seemed downwright antithetical to his character, yet that's precisely what he did. It's Norbert Leo Butz Secret Recipe.

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