12 Spectacular Songs Sung By Tony Nominated 'Greatest Showman' Showstopper Keala Settle

Last updated November 5th, 2020 by BroadwayBox Staff
12 Spectacular Songs Sung By Tony Nominated 'Greatest Showm…

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Happy birthday to the super talented Keala Settle!

Theatre audiences were introduced to the talented actress on the national tours of Hairspray as Tracy Turnblad and South Pacific as Bloody Mary. She made her Broadway debut as scene stealing Shirley in Priscilla Queen of the Desert which was followed by her passionate Tony nominated performance as Norma Valverde in the musical adaptation of the 1997 documentary Hands on a Hardbody. Keala was a spectacular Madame Thénardier in the 2014 Broadway revival of Les Misérables and Jenna's honest talking pal Becky in Sara Bareilles' scored Waitress.

A little movie musical starring Hugh Jackman came along in 2017 where Keala's star shown even brighter on the big screen:

To celebrate the Tony nominated performer's birthday, let's enjoy 12 fabulous performances of Keala Settle!

"She Used To Be Mine" from Waitress

"Home" from The Wiz

"The Greatest Love Of All"

"Natural Woman" from Beautiful The Carole King Musical

"The Impossible Dream" from Man of La Mancha

"Take Me or Leave Me" from Rent

"I Have Nothing"

"Opening Up" from Waitress

"Bring On The Men" from Jekyll and Hyde

"Hard Candy Christmas" from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

"I Didn't Plan It" from Waitress

"Joy of the Lord" from Hands on a Hardbody