If Broadway Were An Old Hollywood Studio, Roundabout Would Be MGM

October 3rd, 2014 by

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Back in the day Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) billed itself as having “more stars than there are in heaven.”


You get the picture. Now, flash-forward a bunch of decades, switch coasts and mediums and you’ve got Broadway’s Roundabout Theatre Company. This season, RTC is serving up major star power throughout its many Main Stem and off-Broadway productions. Below, we look at 10 big time stars you can see live in a Roundabout show.

The Real Thing at American Airlines Theatre

Ewan McGregor

Ewan McGregor- Broadway

Twitter Length Bio: Bway debut w/ West End credits. Films: Star Wars (Obi-Wan), MOULIN ROUGE, Trainspotting, Big Fish &Osage County. Emmy&GoldenGlobe noms
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Maggie Gyllenhaal

Maggie Gyllenhaal - Broadway

Twitter Length Bio: Activist/Brooklynite/Oscar nominee. Bway debut. TV’s The Honourable Woman & films Crazy Heart, Dark Knight, Secretary, Sherrybaby & Frank.
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Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon- Broadway- Real Thing

Twitter Length Bio: Tony, Grammy & Emmy Winner (Almost EGOT). Theatre: Original Real Thing, Rabbit Whole, Wit, Angels in America. Miranda Hobbes on Sex&TheCity
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Josh Hamilton

Josh Hamilton - Broadway- Real Thing

Twitter Length Bio: Lots of acclaimed Bway, some high-profile off-bway, AHS: Coven, Gracepoint, Third Watch, Dark Skies, Frances Ha & bunch of other hip films.
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Cabaret at Studio 54

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming- Cabaret

Twitter Length Bio: Author. Tony-winning king of Cabaret, Emmy nominee for The Good Wife. Major screen creds include XMen 2, Romy&Michele, Spice World, & Eyes Wide Shut
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Michelle Williams (Sally Bowles until November 9)

Michelle Williams- Cabaret

Twitter Length Bio: The actress of her generation. From Dawson's Creek bad girl Jen Lindley to 3-time Oscar nominee (Marilyn, Brokeback & BlueValentine).
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Emma Stone (Sally Bowles beginning November 11)

Emma Stone- broadway- Cabaret

Twitter Length Bio: Bway debut for Hollywood It Girl-Next-Door. Films: Spiderman series, House Bunny, Crazy, Stupid Love, The Help, Easy A, Superbad & Birdman.
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Indian Ink at the Laura Pels Theatre

Romola Garai

Romola Garai- Indian Ink

Twitter Length Bio: NY stage debut for Golden Globe & BAFTA nominee known for Atonement, Amazing Grace & DirtyDancing2, Emma & The Crimson Petal and the White.
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On the Twentieth Century at American Airlines Theatre

Kristin Chenoweth

Cheno- On the 20th Century

Twitter Length Bio: 1of Bways biggest stars (Wicked, Charlie Brown). Tony winner. 5 albums/20 films. Emmy winner: West Wing, GCB, Pushing Daisies & Glee.
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Peter Gallagher

Peter Gallagher - Broadway - On the Twentieth Century

Twitter Length Bio: Hollywood heartthrob & Tony nominee known for Guys & Dolls, The OC, Center Stage, While U Were Sleeping, American Beauty & Gillian 37th Bday
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