Playbill Poll: Our Readers Pick the Broadway Musicals They Want to See Josh Groban Headline
12 Jan 2014
In a recent appearance on "Watch What Happens Live," multiple Grammy award-nominee Josh Groban stated that Broadway was on the horizon. While the gifted vocalist has an original work in mind for his Broadway debut, we couldn't help but wonder, what shows would be great vehicles for Groban?
Playbill.com polled our readers via Facebook and Twitter to see what they would like to see Josh Groban in and why?
Rapha Conrad: Once the musical.
Nika Freeman: I would love to see him originate a role. However, if we are talking about musicals already running - I'll have to say Once.
Catherine Uy Huculak: I'd love to see him in Once jsut so I can see the look on his face when they refer to Josh Groban in the show!
Based on the 2006 film of the same name, Once took home eight 2012 Tony awards including Best Musical, Best Actor and Best Book. Click here to check the new "Guy" in Broadway's Once, Paul Nolan.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.