Playbill Poll: Who Should Be Cinderella's Next Broadway Prince Opposite Carly Rae Jepsen? Readers Respond
05 Jan 2014
Singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen, who shot to fame with the #1 hit single "Call Me Maybe," will succeed Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes as the next star of Broadway's Cinderella. Since Santino Fontana will also depart the musical for Broadway's Act One, we wondered: Who could be Broadway's next Prince?
Playbill.com polled our readers via Facebook and Twitter to see who they would cast as Prince Topher in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella.
Sarah Packard: Aaron Tveit Holly Rogers: Aaron Tveit Danielle Nelson: Aaron Tveit Mary Peck: Aaron Tveit Danielle Nelson: Aaron Tveit
Aaron Tveit, who starred in the film adaptation of Les Miz, has been seen on Broadway in Hairspray, Wicked, Next to Normal and Catch Me If You Can. The singer-actor, who also starred as Roger in the Hollywood Bowl production of Rent, played to a sold-out crowd early last year at 54 Below. Read the recap here.
Deaf West’s production of SPRING AWAKENING floored the critics when it premiered in California, prompting the Los Angeles Times to write, "It's hard to enumerate all the ways in which Deaf West's SPRING AWAKENING is so very, very good." Now this unapologetically brilliant new production is coming to New York.