Playbill Poll: What Should Lea Michele's Next Broadway Musical Role Be? Readers Respond
15 Sep 2013
Last week "Glee" shared a teaser image of Spring Awakening actress Lea Michele on the corner of 44th Street in Times Square, in front of a fake marquee for a Broadway revival of Funny Girl. With the potential for Rachel Berry's Broadway dreams to come true on "Glee," Playbill.com wondered: What role would you like to see Michele play on Broadway?
Playbill.com polled our readers via Facebook asking which them to share their choices for roles they'd like to see Michele tackle in her Broadway return.
Here are some reader responses followed by our own commentary.
Sean Patrick Brennan: Elphaba Kimmy Ortiz: Elphaba in Wicked! She'd be AMAZING! Plus she's already sung 2 of the biggest songs from the show on Glee so that's a plus. Charla Williams: She seems born to play Elphaba in Wicked.
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