Stars Under Our Noses: Ten Broadway Leading Men Overdue for a Tony Nomination

By Ben Rimalower
15 Mar 2014

Tituss Burgess
Photo by Jennifer Leigh Mann

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In addition to stopping the show in The Little Mermaid as Sebastian and Guys and Dolls as Nicely-Nicely, Tituss Burgess has been inciting fan hysteria for years with his impressively high tenor (he famously sings "Meadowlark" a mere step down from Patti LuPone's original key). More than a musical savant, Burgess is a distinctive comedian who made a lasting impression as Sherri Shepherd's sidekick, D'Fwan, on "30 Rock" and who will appear in Tina Fey's new sitcom, "Tooken." People love Tituss Burgess. Where is his nomination? Or have we lost him to television permanently?