Some of your favorite stars have made Broadway debuts, and you definitely should know about it!
From Joey Fatone in Little Shop of Horrors to Diddy taking the stage in A Raisin in the Sun, these are some of our favorite musical theater moments featuring music’s biggest stars.
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Joey Fatone in "Little Shop of Horrors"
Former NSYNC member, Joey Fatone, left the world of being a 90s pop icon briefly to head “somewhere that’s green.” In the Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, Fatone closed the show’s run as Seymour.
Usher in "Chicago"
From spitting rhymes to Roxie Hart. In 2006, Usher had a two-month run as the famed Billy Flynn in the classic Broadway musical, Chicago.
Reba McEntire in "Annie Get Your Gun"
Already at the top of her Country game, Reba McEntire took the Broadway stage in 2001 to play Annie Oakley in Annie Get Your Gun. The role was originated by Ethel Merman.
Sean "Love" Combs in "A Raisin in the Sun"
In 2003, Diddy appeared in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun as Walter Lee Younger. Plus, he recreated his performance for the 2008 television adaptation of the Broadway show, which earned him an NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie.”
Mel B in "Chicago"
In 2016, Spice Girl, Mel B, traded in her signature “Scary Spice” look for black stockings as she took on the role of Roxie Hart in Chicago. Previously, in 2004 Mel B played Mimi in Rent.